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Former Cents goaltender Thiessen Signs With the Pittsburgh Penguins

Thiessen signs with NHL's Penguins April 3, 2009 Boston, Mass. Huskies goalie Brad Thiessen has signed with the PittsburghPenguins, the team announced on Friday. Thiessen is a Hobey Hat Trickfinalist and led Northeastern to one of its greatest seasons in2008-09, with his 25-12-4 record, 2.12 goals against average and .931save percentage. He will forgo his […]

Former Cent Thiessen named Hobey Hat Trick Finalist, New England MVP

Northeastern Universitygoaltender Brad Thiessen was named a Hobey Hat Trick finalist as atop-three selection for the 2009 Hobey Baker Memorial Award, honoringcollege hockey's top player. Thiessen was also named New England MVPand a New England All-Star on Thursday. He was already named HockeyEast Player of the Year and was the only unanimous Hockey East All-Starselection. […]

Cents 2008-09 Award Winners

MERRITT, BC – February 19, 2009The Merritt Centennials handed out their annual player awards on Thursday night at the Merritt Senior Citizen's Hall. The following player awards were presented:Most Improved Player: F Gary Rai (90)Academic Scholar: D Jake Baker (91)Most Promising Player: D Jack Baker (91)Most Game Winning Goals: F Dustin Johnson (90)Best Plus-Minus: D […]

Make-Up Date Announced for Cents vs. Vees

The Merritt Centennials would like to announce that a make-up date has been confirmed for the game against Penticton that was cancelled on December 20, 2008 due to a power outage at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena.The new date for the game is Wednesday, February 4, 2009. The start time is 7 p.m. and all […]

May Named Interior Conference MVP at the BCHL All Star Game

January 15, 2009 – MERRITT, BC Merritt Centennials goaltender Harrison May (89) was named Interior Conference Most Valuable Player at the BC Hockey League All Star Game in Vernon last night.May made 21 saves on 24 shots in the third period, including a number of huge saves as the Interior Conference lost the game 13-5 […]

Cents Name Kightley Alternate Captain

January 14, 2009 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the naming of D Codie Kightley (88) as an alternate captain for the remainder of the regular season. Kightley, a Merritt Minor Hockey product, also wore an 'A' for the Cents last season during the last two months of the season. Centennials […]

Cents BCHL’s Busiest Team On Trade Deadline Day

January 10, 2009 – MERRITT, BCThe Merritt Centennials were involved in no fewer than eight trades on BCHL Trade Deadline day. The trades saw the Cents acquire a number of future considerations that will help build the team into a contender in the BCHL's Interior Conference next season. When it was all said and done, […]

Cents Acquire Nardi from Prince George

January 10, 2009 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Michael Nardi (90) from the Prince George Spruce Kings in exchange for forward Alex Goodship (89) and future considerations. Nardi stands at 5'10″ and weighs 170 pounds and has posted five goals and seven assists for 12 points […]

Cents Acquire Tresierra from Vernon

January 7, 2009 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the acquisition of defenceman Steve Tresierra (90) from the Vernon Vipers in exchange for future considerations. Tresierra, who hails from Golden, BC, is in his second BCHL season, and was named an assistant captain for the Vipers earlier this season. His first […]

Cents Acquire Geerin and Jacklin from Cowichan Valley

January 6, 2009 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the acquisition of forward Scott Jacklin (90) and defenceman Jimmy Geerin (89) from the Cowichan Valley Capitals in exchange for defenceman Curtis Gedig (91). Jacklin, a 5'11'' 178 lb. winger from Kimberley, BC, has four goals and thirteen assists for 17 points […]