The newest addition to the 2017 Bill Salonen champions, the Dryden Ice Dogs of the Superior International Junior Hockey League is Whitecourt, Alberta native Cameron Lockard.
The 17 year old forward comes to northwestern Ontario for the fall of 2017 after spending the 2016 – 2017 season with the Northern Alberta AA Midget Hockey League’s Whitecourt Wolverines Midget AA where Lockard sank 29 goals and had 36assists in 32 NAML regular season games while tallying 87 minutes in penalties. In four post – season games in 2017, the 5’11” and 170 lbs forward added five goals and four contributors to his season totals.
“I chose Dryden because it is a great organization and I feel I have the opportunity to work with great coaches and players to develop as a hockey player and be able to get to that next level “ said Lockard.
Ice Dog Director of Hockey Operations Wayne Labrie said that “this is a huge signing for us as an organization and a statement ‘We’re all in’ to represent the SIJHL and the City of Dryden at this year’s Dudley Hewitt Cup.”