Coastal Conference All-Star Game roster announced

The 21-man Coastal Conference roster for the 2009 BC Hockey League All-Star Game in Vernon is set, the league announced Tuesday.

A half dozen Powell River Kings headline the line-up, including four of the BCHL's top seven point-getters. Darcy Oakes and Kyle Bodie, who top the league's scoring chart with 60 and 51 points respectively, will be joined by Clay Harvey (47 points, sixth) and Erik Vos (45 points, seventh).

Kings blueliner Mat Bodie, who leads all BCHL defencemen with 25 assists, and netminder Carsen Chubak were also named to the team.

The Island Division-leading Victoria Grizzlies will be represented by four players, as wingers Evan Pighin and Justin Courtnall, defenceman Lee Baldwin and goaltender Anthony Grieco will all be heading to Vernon.

Grizzlies head coach Geoff Courtnall will fill the same role for Coastal Conference, while Powell River counterpart Kent Lewis will serve as his assistant. Coaching assignments for the game were decided based upon team winning percentages as of December 1st.

Rosters for the game were determined by a vote by each conference's coaches. Starting lineups for the game, which will take place on Wednesday, January 14th in Vernon, will be released in the coming weeks.

The full 21-man roster for the Coastal Conference All-Stars is as follows:


Kyle Bodie – Powell River Kings
Justin Courtnall – Victoria Grizzlies
Russell Goodman – Nanaimo Clippers
Milos Gordic – Langley Chiefs
Derek Grant – Langley Chiefs
Adam Hartley – Surrey Eagles
Clay Harvey – Powell River Kings
Darcy Oakes – Powell River Kings
Evan Pighin – Victoria Grizzlies
Brodie Reid – Burnaby Express (traded to Penticton)
Erik Vos – Powell River Kings
Kevin Walrod – Cowichan Valley Capitals


Lee Baldwin – Victoria Grizzlies
Mat Bodie – Powell River Kings
Cameron Brodie – Burnaby Express
Zack Currie – Cowichan Valley Capitals
Anders Franzon – Nanaimo Clippers
Chris Ickert – Langley Chiefs


Carsen Chubak – Powell River Kings
Anthony Grieco – Victoria Grizzlies
Matthew Wong – Alberni Valley Bulldogs