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Cents Acquire Matthew Gillard

The Merritt Centennials have acquired 2005-born defenceman Matthew Gillard from the Salmon Arm Silverbacks in exchange for future considerations. “We are pleased to be able to add an 18-year-old right-shot defenceman to our lineup,” said Centennials’ Head Coach and Assistant General Manager Brian Passmore. “Matthew brings a physical brand and style, making him a tough […]

Centennials Acquire Percic from the Vernon Vipers

The Merritt Centennials have acquired 2004-born defenceman Maks Percic and future considerations from the Vernon Vipers in exchange for the BCHL playing rights to 2006-born forward Diego Johnson. Johnson played forty-nine games with the Centennials across the 2022-23 season and began the 2023-24 with the Sherwood Park Crusaders of the AJHL. Percic, a Maribor, Slovenia […]

Centennials Sign Banks for 2024-25

The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce the commitment of 2007-born left-shot defenseman John Alex Banks. Standing 5’8″ and 150 pounds, John Alex joins the Centennials from Secaucus, New Jersey and currently plays for the North Jersey Avalanch U16AAA. Banks is also a UMass Amherst commit for the 2025-26 season. “John Alex is a shifty […]

Cents Sign Goaltender Dylan Adams

The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the signing of 17-year-old goaltender Dylan Adams from Kelowna, BC. Standing 6’1″ and 170 pounds, Adams is soon to turn eighteen with an upcoming birthday on January 1st. Dylan will join Centennial’s netminders Karlis Mezsargs (20) and Andrew Ballantyne (19), and the trio of goalies will work together […]

Cents in the Community for the Holidays

Last week the Merritt Centennials were at Walmart to help the community support local children in need for Christmas.  Alongside the efforts of the Nicola Valley Food Bank, the team was able to help make sure everyone will enjoy a gift this holiday season. Throughout the day, local shoppers selected ornaments with each child’s age […]

Cents Stun On-A-Roll Clippers

The Merritt Centennials did the incredible on the night of Saturday, December 16th, by stunning second-place in the coastal division Nanaimo Clippers 3-2 at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. The Centennials put up a phenomenal performance before their home fans to halt the Clippers’ five-game winning spree and put an end to their four consecutive […]

Warriors down Cents in Over Time

With two wins and as many losses this season, Friday’s (December 1) game was good enough a motivation for the Merritt Centennials to go one-up over West Kelowna Warriors when they clashed at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena. However, what turned out to be was an identical game for both teams as when they last […]

Felsing Commits to Robert Morris NCAA Division 1

We are excited to announce Forward Micheal Felsing’s commitment to play NCAA division 1 hockey at Robert Morris University for the 2024/25 season. “Michael has earned this scholarship with his work ethic, determination and consistent play. We are proud to announce that Michael has committed to RMU to continue his Scholastic and Hockey career.” – […]

Zombie Walk 2023

Short notice for this one, but mark your schedules and come join us! The players will be taking part and invite the whole community to Zombify up and march from the NVMA to Save On Foods in search of brains and nonperishable food items for the Nicola Valley Food Bank! Come “Burst the Hearse” with […]

Centennials bring back Jaxson Murray

The Merritt Centennials are excited to announce the return of Jaxson Murray. Murray led the Merritt Centennials in goals, assists, and points last season, with 20-23-43 in 52 games played. Jaxson attended the 2023 Washington Capitals Development Camp this July and started the season with the Aberdeen Wings of the NAHL. Welcome back to the […]