Thursday, December 31, 2015

Bandits Sign Viper Alumni Mick:

The Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) Brooks Bandits have signed former Vernon Vipers forward Logan Mick.

Mick was playing with the Langley Rivermen prior to signing with the Bandits. In 22 games with the Rivermen Mick had (2-goals-8-assists-10-points).

Mick started the season with the Salmon Arm Silverbacks before being traded to Langley on October 6th 2015. Mick missed most of last season with a lower body injury, played in 25 games last year collected (5-goals-5-assists-10-points). Mick didn't play a single game this season with Salmon Arm before joining the Rivermen.

Mick played two years in Vernon (2012-2014) before being traded to the Merritt Centennials on May 29th 2014 as part of the future considerations from a trade in January. On January 3rd 2014 the Vipers sent defenceman Jason Bird & future considerations (Logan Mick) to Merritt for defenceman Dylan Chanter. In May the United States Hockey League (USHL) expansion Bloomington Thunder selected Mick 400th overall in Round 25 of Phase two of the USHL draft. On June 20th the Merritt Centennials traded Mick to the Salmon Arm Silverbacks for Luke Bertolucci & future considerations.

Logan Mick's Player Profile:

This is posted on the Bandits website:

Bandits sign Logan Mick

Posted December 30th, 2015

BROOKS, AB (December 30, 2015) – The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) have signed 1996-born forward Logan Mick (Vernon, B.C.), the team announced today.

Mick, 19, joins the Bandits in his fourth season of Junior A hockey, most recently suiting up for the Langley Rivermen of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL), for whom he had 9 points (2 goals, 7 assists) in 21 games this season.

“Logan is an experienced junior player that brings added speed to our forward group,” said Bandits head coach and general manager Ryan Papaioannou. “He will be a contributing factor to our overall depth, and we are looking forward to his addition in the new year.”

Prior to his time in Langley, Mick played for the Salmon Arm Silverbacks, notching 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) in 25 games last season, following up two full seasons with the Vernon Vipers, including 4 games played at the 2014 RBC Cup tournament. Prior to his BCHL play, Mick played his minor hockey with Pursuit of Excellence prep school in Kelowna, B.C.

In October of 2013, in his first season in Vernon, Mick committed to Quinnipiac University. Mick is now the second Bandit player committed to the Bobcats, joining 1996-born defenceman Joe O’Connor (Hamden, CT).

He also brings the total number of players on the current Bandits roster committed to a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I institution to 14, the most of any team in the Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL).

The Bandits return home January 1 for a New Year’s Day matchup at the Centennial Regional Arena against the Olds Grizzlys. Puck drop is at 7 PM, with tickets available online at

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