KENNEWICK, WA – Tri-City Governor/General Manager, Bob Tory, announced today that the team has named Tyler Sandhu as team captain.

Sandhu, a five year WHL veteran came to the Americans in a trade with the Red Deer Rebels in January of 2015, his second trade of the season.

“Tyler is highly respected by his teammates and has shown leadership on and off the ice in his time with our club,” stated Tory.

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Sandhu will be joined by a strong group of players who will serve as assistant captains this season including:

  • Parker Wotherspoon
  • Dalton Yorke
  • Jordan Topping
  • Maxwell James
  • Jeff Rayman
  • Michael Rasmussen
  • Juuso Välimäki

Coach Williamson said, “We feel our leadership will be a strength of our team and feel that Tyler will be a great captain for us.”


Tyler Sandhu Career Stats

Year Team GP G A PTS PIM
2012-13 Everett Silvertips 62 19 14 33 12
2013-14 Everett Silvertips 49 13 17 30 10
2014-15 Everett Silvertips 9 1 0 1 6
Red Deer Rebels 28 8 10 18 2
Tri-City Americans 31 7 8 15 4
2015-16 Tri-City Americans 67 19 29 48 24

“It’s a tremendous honor to follow the footsteps of all the great leaders here in Tri-City before me,” Tyler said. “The leadership core and support is amazing here. The bond with all of the guys shows the great group we have and that bond will be our identity this year.”


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