Bucks add defender Rhys Bentham
The Cranbrook Bucks roster continues to take shape as the BC Hockey League’s (BCHL) newest member this morning announced the signing of another defenseman.
The Bucks Feb. 14 announced that they have committed to Rhys Bentham for the 2020-2021 season.
Bentham has 11 points in 31 games as the captain of the Calgary Royals of the AMHL. The 17-year-old is in his second season with the Royals and has also suited up for three games with the Okotoks Oilers this season.
“Rhys is a very intelligent and mobile defensemen who brings a lot to the table. His leadership and character fit the mould of our vision for this team,” said Bucks owner and president Nathan Lieuwen.
Bentham joins fellow defensemen Owen Forfellow and forward Noah Leibl as the three players currently on the Buck’s roster for their inaugural season.
Lead image: Rhys Bentham puts pen to paper, making him just the third player signing in the young franchise’s history. Cranbrook Bucks photo