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Cents Name Dave Chyzowski Head Coach and GM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021 – MERRITT, BC The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce Dave Chyzowski as the team’s new Head Coach and General Manager. The Centennials Board of Directors have approved a 2 year deal with a 3rd year option for Chyzowski who will bring a full tool kit from pro […]

News: Cents Add Stuart On Loan From WHL

The Merritt Centennials are excited to announce the addition of forward Brodi Stuart (00) to the team’s roster on loan from the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League (WHL). Stuart is a veteran of 204 games over 3 WHL campaigns and has consistently put up numbers that have him hovering just over the half-point-per-game […]

New Recruits: Jacob Dewitt & Hunter Brown

The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce they’ve recruited Jacob Dewitt (04) of the Pursuit Of Excellence Hockey Academy and Hunter Brown (03) of the Cariboo Cougars to play with the team for the upcoming season. Despite his young age, Dewitt is a big body at 6’4″, 200 pounds. The 16 year old from Sicamous, […]

TRADE ALERT: Clark To Grizz For Futures

The Merritt Centennials have completed a trade with the Victoria Grizzlies that will see defender Braydon Clark (02) head to Victoria in exchange for future considerations. Clark split time between the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL and the Centennials last season. In 16 games with the Cents, the scrappy D-man had a goal, two […]

Cents Add Johnston, Lose Galloway

Photo Credit: Garrett James & Kamloops This Week The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the signing of defender Brody Johnston (03) from the Kamloops Storm of the KIJHL. Unfortunately, Cents D Tyson Galloway (03) will join the Calgary Hitmen of the WHL for the remainder of the season. Johnston hails from Vanderhoof, BC and […]

Cents Add Grit To The Blueline

The Merritt Centennials are pleased to announce the signing of Braydon Clark (02) from the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. A Langley, BC native, Clark, checking in at 5’10 and 175 pounds, got into 11 games with the Raiders where he was held off the score sheet in limited action. The right handed shot […]

Cents Get Second Crack At Orchard

The Merritt Centennials have acquired Jerzy Orchard (01) from the Saskatoon Blades of the WHL. Orchard joins the Cents once again after his first stint with the team resulted in a bus ride down to Coquitlam, but he never would dress for the game.  Orchard’s WHL rights were dealt from the Kamloops Blazers to the […]

Cents Pick Up Pair Of Players From WHL

The Merritt Centennials are proud to announce the signings of Tyson Galloway (03) and Jerzy Orchard (01) as they have been released from their respective WHL teams. Both players were the victims of the numbers game on their respective teams. Galloway is a prospect with the Calgary Hitmen and the young 16 year old was […]

Cents add WHL defenceman Ethan King

The Merritt Centennials announced today the signing of defenceman Ethan King for the remainder of the 2016-17 season. King comes to the Cents from the Lethbridge Hurricanes of the Western Hockey League. In 14 games as a rookie with the Hurricanes this season, the 17-year-old was held scoreless. He spent 2015-16 with the North Okanagan […]

Cents Goaltender Cole Kehler Traded from Kamloops to Portland in the WHL

The Merritt Centennials announced today that goaltender Cole Kehler’s Western Hockey League rights have been traded from the Kamloops Blazers to the Portland Winterhawks for a seventh round pick in the 2018 WHL Bantam Draft. The 18-year-old from Altona, Manitoba joined the Cents near the end of September 2015 and played 43 games during the […]