Friday, May 17, 2019

Former Vipers Hannoun/Bilous & The Raiders Open The Memorial Cup vs Host Mooseheads:

Former Vernon Vipers tryout goaltender Boston Bilous & former Vernon Vipers "AP" affiliated player-forward Dante Hannoun & the Prince Albert Raiders open the 2019 Memorial Cup this afternoon at 4pm vs the Host Halifax Mooseheads.

The Raiders advanced to the Memorial Cup for the first time since 1985 after winning the Western Hockey League Championship in seven games over the Vancouver Giants. Hannoun scored the overtime winning goal Monday in the victory over the visiting Giants In Game 7 of the Western Hockey League Finals.

Hannoun is the younger brother of former Vernon Vipers forward Demico Hannoun (2013-14) spent the past five seasons with the Victoria Royals before being traded to Prince Albert  January 3rd 2019. In 56 games this year with the Royals & Raiders Hannoun collected (29-goals-38-assists-67-points).

Hannoun played one game as an "AP" (affiliated player) with the Vipers during the 2013-14 season. 

Dante Hannoun's Player Profile:

Bilous was in his second season with the Edmonton Oil Kings before being traded to the Raiders January 10th 2019.

The Oil Kings drafted Bilous 80th overall in Round 4 of the 2016 Western Hockey League draft before signing July 27th 2016. In 19 games this year with the Oil Kings & Raiders Bilous posted a 8-4-1-1 record with a 3.34 GAA

Bilous attended the Vernon Vipers training camp in August 2015 was released due to his age (14). 

Boston Bilous's Player Profile:

Memorial Cup Schedule (All games live on Rogers Sportsnet)

Friday, May 17th Prince Albert Raiders vs Halifax Mooseheads 4pm
Saturday, May 18th Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Guelph Storm 12:30pm
Sunday, May 19th Halifax Mooseheads vs Guelph Storm 4pm
Monday, May 20th Rouyn-Noranda Huskies vs Prince Albert Raiders 4pm
Tuesday May 21st Guelph Storm vs Prince Albert Raiders 4pm
Wednesday, May 22nd Halifax Mooseheads vs Rouyn-Noranda Huskies 4pm
Thursday, May 23rd Semi-Finals 4pm
Friday, May 24th Semi-Finals 4pm
Sunday, May 26th Memorial Cup Final 4pm

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