The Grandview Steelers Junior Hockey Club announced today that veteran defenseman Jarod Yau has been named captain of the Steelers for the 2021-22 Pacific Junior Hockey League season. Yau is the first defenseman to be named captain since Lucas Mercer in the 2016-17 season. He succeeds Michael Martino and will open his final junior campaign.
Yau will be flanked by veteran defenseman Rhys Lefebrve, forward Alec Pettingale. Foward Luke Cox and defenseman Gabriel Adam will also round out the leadership group.
The Steelers will open their season on the road against the White Rock Whalers tonight and will host the Langley Trappers on Sunday the following night for their home opener at the House of Steeltown Pride.