Worcester Sharks General Manager Wayne Thomas announced the opening night roster for the Sharks as they prepare for their first game of the season in Glens Falls, NY against the Adirondack Phantoms on Saturday night.
The Sharks regular season roster is now comprised of 24 players; two goaltenders, eight defensemen, and 14 forwards. Defensemen Mike Moore and Derek Joslin along with forward Frazer McLaren round out the roster. See the complete roster below.
The Worcester Sharks travel to Glens Falls, NY on Saturday to battle the Adirondack Phantoms to kickoff the 2009-10 regular season schedule.
All games can be heard live on NewsTalk 580AM and 94.9FM WTAG, as well as online through AHL Live, by following the link on the Sharks website at www.SharksAHL.com.
Entering their fourth season in Worcester, the Sharks look forward to another exciting season highlighted by the improvements of the ice surface at the DCU Center and the reduction of season ticket prices!
Sharks fans may secure their 2009-10 season tickets by placing a $50 deposit per seat. Some of the exclusive benefits for full season ticket holders will include:
- Guaranteed same seat for all 40 home dates and playoff home games at the DCU Center
- Significant savings off box office ticket prices
- Priority access to purchase tickets to DCU Center events (subject to availability)
Season ticket packages, group tickets, and individual tickets for the 2009-10 season are on sale now by contacting the Worcester Sharks Office at 508.929.0500 or by crashing the net at www.SharksAHL.com.
WORCESTER SHARKS 2009 REGULAR SEASON ROSTER (As of Oct 2)
NO FORWARD HT WT S BORN BIRTHPLACE 2008-09 TEAM
7 John McCarthy 6-1 190 L 8/9/86 Boston, Massachusetts Boston University
9 Logan Couture 6-1 195 L 3/28/89 Guelph, Ontario Ottawa /Worc
10 Dwight Helminen 5-10 190 L 6/22/83 Hancock, Michigan Albany/Carolina
11 Corey Quirk 5-8 180 L 7/3/86 Brockton, Massachusetts UMass-Amherst
12 Matt Jones 6-4 200 R 1/13/86 Kentwood, Michigan Worcester
14 Frazer McLaren 6-4 235 L 10/29/87 Winnipeg, Manitoba Worcester
15 Steven Zalewski 5-11 190 L 8/20/86 Utica, New York Worcester
16 Dean Strong 5-8 180 R 7/17/85 Mississauga, Ontario U of Vermont
17 Ryan Vesce 5-8 175 R 4/7/82 Lloyd Harbor, New York Worcester /San Jose
22 Andrew Desjardins 6-0 200 L 7/27/86 Lively, Ontario Worcester
23 Dan DaSilva 6-1 195 R 4/30/85 Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Phoenix
24 T.J. Trevelyan 5-9 180 L 3/6/84 Mississauga, Ontario Iowa
47 Kevin Henderson 6-3 205 L 12/3/86 Toronto, Ontario U New Brunswick
53 Brandon Mashinter 6-4 225 L 9/20/88 Bradford, Ontario Belleville
3 Joe Loprieno 6-3 220 R 10/8/86 Bloomingdale, Illinois Merrimack
4 Danny Groulx 6-0 205 L 6/23/81 LaSalle, Quebec Rockford
8 Mike Moore 6-1 200 L 12/12/84 Calgary, Alberta Worcester
18 Will Colbert 6-2 205 L 2/6/85 Arnprior, Ontario St. Francis Xavier Univ
19 Michael Wilson 6-1 165 L 5/8/87 N Vancouver, British Columbia Worcester
25 Derek Joslin 6-1 205 L 3/17/87 Richmond Hill, Ontario Worcester
27 Nicholas Petrecki 6-4 220 L 7/11/89 Schenectady, New York Boston College
33 Louis Liotti 6-1 195 R 5/25/85 Westbury, New York Northeastern
NO GOALTENDER HT WT C BORN BIRTHPLACE 2008-09 TEAM
31 Tyson Sexsmith 5-11 210 L 3/19/89 Calgary, Alberta Vancouver
32 Alex Stalock 6-0 185 L 7/28/87 South St. Paul, Minnesota Minn Duluth
The previous story is excerpted from a Press Release by the Worcester Sharks of the AHL. What's News is the alternate profile of Bleacher Report writer Todd Civin and is used to repost Press Releases for the AHL, The WPS and the CanAm Baseball League. Civin is a supporter of the award winning children's book A Glove of Their Own, which promotes Pay It Forward through baseball.