After a challenging season the Steelers wrap up their last one ice session with the players at the Burnaby Winter Club. The team has been operating under the guidance of the PJHL, BC Hockey and the Provincial Health Order since the league shutdown early November.
The Junior Hockey Club would like to thank all our players, parents, fans, staff and sponsors for all their support this season. Absolute best of luck to all our players in the offseason. We are hopeful that we will be able to work tirelessly towards a return to hockey back at the house of Steeltown Pride as soon as possible.
The Steelers are proud to add a group of 6 players who will end their junior careers and be added to the Steelers Alumni group. The group have had a major contribution to the team playing a combined 573 games under the black and gold jerseys.
Jameson Crawford played all four seasons with the Steelers. The defensive stalwart put together an impressive junior career as a reliable asset with 130 regular season games while adding an additional 25 playoff games.
The hulking defenseman joined the Steelers in 2019-20 after arriving in a trade from the Ridge Meadows Flames. Max Fookes had an immediate impact in the top 4 and will be known for his bone crunching open ice body checks instantly changing the momentum.
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The speedy skilled winger proved to be just as durable as he never missed a game. Jack Hamilton joined the Steelers after a trade with the Langley Trappers in 2018-19. His offensive instinct lead to being a point a game player in his last two seasons with 51 points in 51 games.
Michael Martino was the heart and soul of the team, spending all four seasons with the Steelers. The captain was a complete two way player and was counted on for all the big moments over his junior career. His energy was infectious and relentless, a player that left it all on the ice.
The diminutive forward played like a giant fed on jet fuel as a Steeler for four seasons. Jordan Myers leverage his speed and tenacity to become a versatile player on all four lines, powerplay and penalty kill special teams. There was a stretch where the forward became a dependable defenseman when the team needed it!
A forward counted on crashing and banging, Ethan Reilly did just that as he played with full heart and clear eyes. he also finished all 4 seasons as a Steeler. The ultimate teammate who always brought his 200% energy to the locker room.
The Steelers would like to thank all the new alumni’s for their contributions to the organization over the years. The impact was huge on and off the ice while there’s no denying that their presence will be missed. Best of luck to the group as we continue to move onwards and forward. Be safe everyone.