The Okanagan Rockets are proud to announce that defenseman Shawn Guison has committed to the Nanaimo Clippers for the 2016/17 season!
Guison, 17, is enjoying a strong campaign in his 1st year with the Rockets, tallying 4 goals and 19 assists for 23 points while leading the team in penalty minutes at 98. The Kelowna native has been an integral part of the Rockets defense, playing many big minutes even strength and on both sides of the special teams. Shawn has already seen time with the Clippers this season, appearing in three games with Nanaimo in October.
"I think Shawn's story symbolizes what our league is about, “ commented Rockets GM Braeden Pistawka, “As a 17 year old first year player in our league, he relished the opportunity to play at home and continue his development. Credit to Shawn as he earns everything he gets as a player. He has a tremendous work ethic and we feel he will be going into an excellent situation playing under Mike in a reputable organization."
Shawn and the Rockets are back in action at Capital News Centre this weekend for their final regular season games when they take on the Cariboo Cougars. Puck drop is set for 3:00 pm Saturday and 10:00 am Sunday morning. As always, the games can be seen live on www.playfullscreen.com.