BCHL Today: Grizzlies add goaltender Justin Easter and former Express assistant Sam Waterfield joins Grande Prairie

Grizzlies add goaltender Justin Easter

The Victoria Grizzlies have signed 19-year-old goaltender Justin Easter for the 2020-21 season.

The Burlington, Ontario product spent last season with the Hamilton Kilty Bs of the junior B Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League.

Easter finished with a 19-9 record, a 2.26 goals-against-average, a .927 save percentage, and four shutouts. He was selected as Golden Horseshoe Conference First Team All-Star.

Waterfield heads to Grande Prairie as assistant coach

Sam Waterfield (two goals, six assists in 35 games with Burnaby, Nanaimo and Prince George from 2008-11) has been hired as an assistant coach by the Grande Prairie Storm of the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

Waterfield spent 2019-20 as an assistant with the Coquitlam Express before leaving the team at the end of March. He joins veteran junior hockey boss Mike Vandekamp with the Storm.