Lakers Sign Michigan Forward Hinds

The London Lakers are pleased to announce the signing of Michigan forward Blake Hinds.

Blake HindsHinds, a five-foot-ten forward from Kentwood, Michigan, spent last season playing Junior A hockey for the Cincinnati Swords in the NA3HL. With Cincinnati, Hinds collected 8 goals and 4 assists for 12 points in 46 games, along with 93 penalty minutes.

“We expect Blake to come in and play a much larger offensive role, and also to infuse energy and grit into our lineup,” says Ian Kennedy, London Lakers Director of Player Personnel and Scouting.

In 2013-2014, Hinds played high school hockey for East Kentwood, Hinds scored 14 goals and added 8 assists for 22 points in 25 games.

Hinds hopes to build on his offensive numbers, and to bring an edge to the ice in London this season.

“I hope to bring hard work and grit to the London Lakers, and be a physical player, and a skill player,” said the 1996 born forward.

Hinds will join the London Lakers when will host their main camp August 15-16, in London, Ontario.

Players interested in trying out for the Lakers should contact Ian Kennedy at ian@londonlakersjrahockey.ca. As well, the London Lakers are looking for billet families. If your family is interested in hosting a London Lakers player, please contact Hayden Maass at hayden@londonlakersjrahockey.ca.

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