The Vancouver Giants announced on Wednesday that defenceman Dmitry Osipov and forward James Malm will be player coaches at the club’s annual Hockey School later this month.
Osipov, a Moscow native, is getting set to enter his fourth season in the WHL. The 19-year-old blue liner played in all 72 games for the Giants last year, tallying 12 points along the way.
Malm, who hails from Langley, won the BC Major Midget Championship with the Valley West Hawks last season and led the league in playoff scoring. The 17-year-old also played in 25 games for the G-Men in 2015/16.
Osipov and Malm will join player coaches Ty Ronning, Tyler Popowich Matt Barberis and Johnny Wesley along with instructors Lawson Boutilier, Giants Head Coach Jason McKee and Giants Assistant Coach Tyler Kuntz.
Make sure to reserve your spot. The registration deadline is this Friday, August 12th!
The Giants are proud to once again host the Vancouver Giants Hockey School at the Ladner Leisure Centre from August 15-19, 2016 for boys and girls in H1, H2, H3/H4, Atom, Pee Wee, and Bantam. There will also be a Defenceman Camp, Scorers Camp, and Adult Conditioning Camp. The Vancouver Giants Hockey School is a high tempo camp designed to help improve each player’s game. In order for players to get the hands-on learning and individual attention, the camp will have a 5:1 ratio (5 kids to 1 coach). All participants will receive a Vancouver Giants Hockey School T-Shirt and a Vancouver Giants practice jersey.