The Bonnyville Pontiacs have named their 2017-2018 captains. Charlie Gawlicki will be the captain for the Pontiacs this year. Alongside him as assistant captains will be Derek Brown, Riley Smith,PJ Marrocco and Brandon Whistle. Things are certainly taking shape for a great Pontiacs season.
Excited for the chance to lead
“It’s a huge honour because of the guys in the past that have worn this letter. Hopefully we can lead the team to another great season. Being a Pontiac is also a huge honour. The work ethic, it’s also being a great hockey player. Character and being a great person.” Charlie Gawlicki says about being named captain.
Assistants honoured to wear an ‘A’
“It’s a great honour being a letter here. It’s a bigger privilege to be a part of this group leading the team. Hopefully it’ll be a great season.” PJ Morrocco says.
“Huge honour to wear an a this year. It’s my third year with this team. When I was 17 and coming in, it was really nerve-wracking. Now to be wearing a letter for this team it’s huge.” Derek Brown explains.
Season starts today
The Bonnyville Pontiacs open their regular season today in Lloydminster. The first home game will be tomorrow (September 16) at the RJ Lalonde Arena! Pack the barn, and show your Pontiac pride!