Two players from the 2021-2022 Northern Ontario Hockey Association Under 16 AA champion Soo Jr. Greyhounds have signed with the Sudbury Nickel Capitals of the Great North Under 18 Hockey League for the 2022-2023 season.
Signed by the U18 Nickel Capitals from the U16 AA Jr. Greyhounds are goalie A.J. Borrelli and forward/defenseman C.J. Lees. Both have 2006 birth dates.
Michael Gagnon, who is the head coach of the U16 AA Jr. Hounds, referred to Borrelli and Lees as “two amazing kids. I can’t wait to see how they do this year.”
Notably, Borrelli trains with goalie coach guru Jamie Disano of Elite Post To Post, which is based in Sault Ste. Marie. Disano is also goalie coach/assistant coach with the Blind River Beavers of the Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League.