Soo Hounds sign two Players Owen Allard and Caeden Carlisle
SAULT STE MAIRE, ONTARIO ~~ September 27, 2021 (LSNews) Soo GreyHounds sign two Players Owen Allard and Caeden Carlisle
Soo Greyhounds General Manager Kyle Raftis continued to announce signings today, confirming another commitment to the Program in advance of the team’s next pre-season game.
2020 5th Round Selection Caeden Carlisle has now signed a standard player agreement and education package with the club.
“Caeden is a player that arrived at camp on a mission to earn a spot and had a presence every time he hit the ice. He has a very assertive style of play, a strong skating ability, and defends the rush well. His physical presence allows him to disrupt plays – all while having the ability to jump start transition as a defender” explained the Hounds GM.
The 6.01, 175-lb Mississauga, ON product last played during the 2019-20 season for the Mississauga Senators U16 AAA club.
In 33 regular season games played he recorded 3 goals and 11 assists before tallying an addition five points (2g, 3a) in ten post season games.
“I’m really excited to be signing with the Greyhounds and to be apart of this team and live in this city. The staff and players have been very welcoming and have made the transition easy. I can’t wait for the season to start and play in front of all our fans” said Caeden.
Soo Greyhounds General Manager Kyle Rafits confirmed another commitment to the Program this afternoon.
Today, 2020 Seventh Round Selection OWEN ALLARD signed a standard player agreement and education package with the club.
“Owen is an explosive skater that is very athletically gifted. Since we selected Owen a year ago, he just keeps improving and diligently working on his game” began Raftis.
The GM added, “He’s a skilled player that is effective with and without the puck on his stick. We’re excited to partner with Owen and continue to help him to refine his skillset.”
Last season the Ottawa, ON product played 8 games between two separate clubs in France.
With the Caen U17 club Allard scored seven times and assisted on three others in just four games played.
Meanwhile the 6.01, 181-lb forward recorded four goals and one assist in 4 games played with Caen U20 club.
In 2019-20, Owen appeared in 39 games for the Kanata Lasers U18 AAA where he compiled 12 goals and 15 assists in 39 regular season games played.
“I’m very lucky and thrilled to play for such a high class organization. The city is filled with amazing people that have great passion for the game of hockey. I’m beyond excited to play in front of the best fans in the CHL” said Owen.
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The Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds are a major junior ice hockey team in the Ontario Hockey League. The Greyhounds play home games at the GFL Memorial Gardens. The present team was founded in 1962 as a team in the Northern Ontario Hockey Association.