Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Bombers Add ’05 Defenceman, Luke Lepper, From Brandon

The Flin Flon Bombers are happy to announce the signing of Brandon, Manitoba product, ‘05 Defenceman, Luke Lepper, from the MU18HL Brandon Wheat Kings.

Last season, Lepper was a big contributor to the Wheat Kings successful season. Being named Captain, he helped lead the team to a first overall in the league standings with a 34-7-0-3 record. He was awarded the MU18HL Most Sportsmanlike Player, was named to the MU18HL Second All-Star Team and also led the MU18HL in assists for Defencemen with 38. Over the past 2 season, Lepper tallied 12 goals and 61 assists for 73 points in 108 games for the Wheat Kings. Lepper is going to be a big addition to the rebuilding of the Bombers back end this season with his great defensive presence and skating ability.

“Luke was an elite level defenceman in the MU18HL last season with Brandon, where he was the team captain. He’s a very intelligent player in all three zones and he skates really well. He was a player we targeted early on last summer and we’re excited he chose to be a Bomber.” – Cole McCaig, Asst. Coach/Asst. GM

“I am very excited to have the opportunity to sign with the bombers, as I have heard great things about their organization and community.” – Luke Lepper

The Bombers look forward to seeing Luke on the ice this season and are very happy to have him a part of the team. Welcome to Flin Flon Luke!