CSSHL Defenders Sign in Estevan

CSSHL student-athletes Michael Gallant and Jesse Ivanovic have signed in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) with the Estevan Bruins.

A fifth round pick, 106th overall at the 2021 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft by the Saskatoon Blades, Michael Gallant has played the last three seasons in the CSSHL. The Surrey, BC defenseman joined Delta Hockey Academy Green for the 2020/21 U15 Prep season. In 2021/22 he would play 26 games for the Delta U17 Prep team, recording 15 points in 26 games. He would add  six points in five playoff games as Delta captured the 2022 CSSHL U17 Prep Western Championships.

This season Gallant would join the BWC Academy U18 Prep team, finishing with 4 goals and 6 assists in 31 games.

Jesse Ivanovic spent four seasons in the CSSHL with Okanagan Hockey Academy (OHA). Joining the program in 2018/19, Ivanovic would record 9 assists in 28 U15 games. The following U15 Prep season the West Kelowna, BC defenseman finished with 7 points in 23 games. During the 2020/21 U16 Prep season Ivanovic would tally two goals and two assists in nine games.

In 2022/23 Ivanovic would score 2 goals and assist on 13 more in 29 games for the OHA U18 Prep team.