The Cowichan Capitals are excited to announce to commitment of 18 year old Matthew Mazzocchi for the 2020/2021 season. Mazzocchi, a 2002 born forward out of Calgary joins the Capitals after spending the past two seasons on the Calgary Flames U18 team in the Alberta Elite Hockey League. This past season Mazzocchi finished 4th in team scoring at 24 points, 13 of them goals in 26 games. Over his two seasons with the U18 Flames, Mazzocchi totalled 38 points in 57 regular season games.
“I’m really excited to join the Capitals organization. It’s been my goal to play junior hockey and being able to do so in the BCHL with such an established team like the Capitals is a great opportunity I am looking forward to with heart felt enthusiasm” said Mazzocchi.
The 18 year old has already gotten his first sniff of junior hockey, suiting up for a pair of games with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Drumheller Dragons in the 2018/2019 season, and scored his first goal on November 10th, 2018 against the Calgary Canucks.
“Matt is an extremely hardworking physical player who excels on the forecheck. He brings a lot of intensity, grit, and has some upside offensively. He is a physical player who will make us a harder team to play against. We are excited to have Matt join the Capitals” said Capitals Head Coach Geoff Grimwood.
Welcome to the Cowichan Valley Matt!
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