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Opening Night Roster

We are only 4 days away from kicking off our 2019-20 season in Langley on Saturday night. Head Coach & GM Jason Fortier spent the summer recruiting and selecting  players to wear the black and yellow with pride this season.
Get to know our new, and familiar, faces down below.

Forwards

Photo from Hickling Images – Elite Prospects #6 – Gregory Lapointe
2018-19 Team: Stanstead College – MPHL
HT: 5’10”  –  WT: 175
Hometown: Granby, QC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Left
Danny PearsonPhoto from Garrett James #9 – Danny Pearson
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 5’10.5″  –  WT: 185
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Left
Note: Switching to jersey #9 this season
Connor GreggaPhoto from Garrett James #10 – Connor Gregga
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 5’10”  –  WT: 170
Hometown: Markham, ON
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
NCAA: Minnesota State University
Note: Named 2019-20 alternate captain
Photo from Damon James #11 – Tyler Schleppe
2018-19 Team: Prince George Spruce Kings – BCHL
HT: 6’3.5″  –  WT: 200
Hometown: Vancouver, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Right
Photo from Damon James #14 – Massimo Rizzo
2018-19 Team: Penticton Vees – BCHL
HT: 5’10.5″  –  WT: 180
Hometown: Burnaby, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Left
NCAA: University of North Dakota
NHL: Carolina (2019 NHL Draft – Round 7)
Note: Starting season on IR
Cooper ConnellPhoto from Damon James #15 – Cooper Connell
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 6’3″  –  WT: 190
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Right
Ryan TattlePhoto from Damon James #16 – Ryan Tattle
2018-19 Team: Vancouver NE Chiefs Major Midget – BCMML
HT: 5’10.5″  –  WT: 160
Hometown: Port Moody, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Left
Note: Played 2 games as an Express AP last season
#17 – Bradley Ong
2018-19 Team: Connecticut Jr Rangers – NCDC
HT: 6’0″  –  WT: 175
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC
YOB: 1999
Shoots: Right
Note: Previously played in BCHL  for Alberni Valley
Photo from Timothy Bates – OJHL #18 – Adam Trotman
2018-19 Team: Newmarket Hurricanes – OJHL
HT: 6’1″  –  WT: 200
Hometown: Maple, ON
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Left
#23 – Luke Burke
2018-19 Team: Belle Tire U18 – TIEHL
HT: 5’9″  –  WT: 195
Hometown: Dexter, MI, USA
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
Photo from Mitch Wentzell #24 – Logan Kurki
2018-19 Team: Vancouver NE Chiefs Major Midget – BCMML
HT: 5’10.5″  –  WT: 155
Hometown: Maple Ridge, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Right
Note: Played 2 games as an Express AP last season
#25 – Christian MacDougall
2018-19 Team: St. Andrews College – CAHS
HT: 5’11”  –  WT: 175
Hometown: Toronto, ON
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Left
NCAA: Canisius College
Dante BallarinPhoto from Damon James #26 – Dante Ballarin
2018-19 Team: Vancouver NE Chiefs Major Midget – BCMML
HT: 6’2″  –  WT: 175
Hometown: New Westminster, BC
YOB: 2001
Shoots: Left
Note: Played 3 games as an Express AP last season
Josh WilduaerPhoto from Damon James #27 – Joshua Wildauer
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 5’9″  –  WT: 170
Hometown: Dearborn Height, MI, USA
YOB: 1999
Shoots: Right
NCAA: Lake Superior State University
Note: Named 2019-20 alternate captain


Defence

Kabir GillPhoto from Damon James #3 – Kabir Gill
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 6’3″  –  WT: 200
Hometown: White Rock, BC
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
Drew CooperPhoto from Garrett James #4 – Drew Cooper
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 6’1″  –  WT: 185
Hometown: Ann Arbor, MI, USA
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Left
Note: Named 2019-20 team captain
James BohnPhoto from Garrett James #5 – James Bohn
2018-19 Team: Vancouver NE Chiefs Major Midget – BCMML
HT: 6’0″  –  WT: 185
Hometown: Coquitlam, BC
YOB: 2002
Shoots: Left
Note: Played 3 games as an Express AP last season
#7 – Nicholas Carabin
2018-19 Team: North Jersey Avalanche 18U – T1EHL
HT: 5’10”  –  WT: 175
Hometown: Manwah, NJ, USA
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
NCAA: Princeton University
#9 – Noah De La Durantaye
2018-19 Team: Deerfield Academy – USHS Prep
HT: 6’1″  –  WT: 205
Hometown: Beaconsfield, QC
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Left
 #12 – Joseph Borthwick
2018-19 Team: Detroit Catholic Central – USHS MI
HT: 5’11”  –  WT: 185
Hometown: Northville, MI, USA
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
#20 – Steven Bellini
2018-19 Team: Soo Thunderbirds – NOJHL
HT: 5’10”  –  WT: 175
Hometown: Sault Ste. Marie, ON
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right
#21 – Addison Macey
2018-19 Team: Stratford Warriors – GOJHL
HT: 6’3″  –  WT: 210
Hometown: Kitchener, ON
YOB: 2000
Shoots: Right


Goalies

#1 – Thomas Wardle
2018-19 Team: Notre Dame Hound Major Midget – SMHL
HT: 6’2.5″  –  WT: 165
Hometown: West Vancouver, BC
YOB: 2002
Catches: Left
Photo from Timothy Bates – OJHL #30 – Jack Watson
2018-19 Team: St. Michaels Buzzers – OJHL
HT: 6’3″  –  WT: 195
Hometown: Toronto, ON
YOB: 2000
Catches: Left
Note: Starting season on IR
Clay StevensonPhoto by Garrett James #31 – Clay Stevenson
2018-19 Team: Coquitlam Express – BCHL
HT: 6’4″  –  WT: 195
Hometown: Chilliwack, BC
YOB: 1999
Catches: Left
NCAA: Dartmouth College

 

You can catch the 2019-20 Express live on September 21 as we open our home schedule against the Chilliwack Chiefs. Get you ticket for the home opener by clicking here.