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Orillia Terriers coach and general manager Keith Penna welcomes 16-year-old Ben Schryer to the fold after signing the local forward to a player’s card. Schryer, a Patrick Fogarty Catholic Secondary School student, said he is looking forward to the challenge of moving from AAA to Jr. C hockey. (Dave Dawson/The Packet & Times)

Terriers take on local teen

New coach and general manager Keith Penna is beginning to put his stamp on the Subaru of Orillia Terriers. The local Jr. C squad signed a pair of players last week, adding size and youth to a team that is looking to rebound from back-to-back disappointing seasons.

Orillia’s Josh Allan, who played minor hockey and Jr. C hockey in Orillia before culminating his junior career with two stellar seasons in Trenton, has signed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at Sacred Heart University this winter. (Amy Deroche/OJHL Images)

Former Terrier eyes NCAA

For young AAA hockey players with big-league dreams, the minor midget year is when their future begins to take shape. It’s when Ontario Hockey League (OHL) teams select these youngsters and catapult them onto the fast track to success.

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