Former CSSHL student-athletes Cole Dubinsky and Riley Ginnell have signed ECHL Contracts ahead of the 2023/24 season.
Dubinsky originally joined the CSSHL with Okanagan Hockey Academy for the 2015/16 U15 Prep season, recording 8 points in 25 games. The Ardrossan, AB forward would return home in 2016/17, playing for the OHA Edmonton U15 Prep season. After recording 30 points in 22 games that season the Regina Pats would select him in the fourth round, 79th overall at the 2017 Western Hockey League (WHL) Draft. Dubinsky would finish his CSSHL career with the Delta Hockey Academy U18 Prep team, tallying 30 points in 34 games.
Dubinsky would go on to play 203 WHL games with the Pats, recording 103 points during that time. He would finish his WHL career with the Prince George Cougars, totalling 25 points in 29 games with the team this season. Dubinsky has signed with the Maine Mariners for the 2023/24 season.
Ginnell played one season in the CSSHL with the Edge School U18 Prep team. That season the Calgary, AB forward would score 10 goals and assist on 9 more in 24 games. Selected in the seventh round, 151st overall by the Kamloops Blazers at the 2017 WHL Draft, Ginnell would begin his WHL career in 2019/20 with the Brandon Wheat Kings. He would play 113 games and tally 47 points over 4 seasons with the club. He would split the 2022/23 seasons with the Moose Jaw Warriors and Regina, ending his season with 19 points in 50 games.
The Rapid City Rush have signed Ginnell for the 2023/24 ECHL season.