The team announced this afternoon that they have recalled forward Mathieu Joseph and defenseman Bailey Webster. A press release states that “both players are expected to be available to play when Saint John opens the second half of the season against the Moncton Wildcats on Saturday, December 28th, at 7 p.m. at Harbour Station.”
Joseph, 16, was a third-round pick of the Sea Dogs in the 2013 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League Entry Draft. The Chambly, Quebec native has 11 goals and 36 points in 32 games this season with the College Antoine-Girouard Gaulois of the Quebec Midget AAA Hockey League.
Joseph had an impressive showing in the pre-season with Saint John, registering a goal and an assist in three games.
Webster, also 16, was a seventh-round pick of the Dogs in the 2013 Q Draft. The PEI native has two goals and 14 points in 21 games this season with the Kensington Monaghan Farms Wild of the NB/PEI Midget AAA Hockey League.
Webster played in two pre-season games with the Dogs, recording a goal.
The Sea Dogs play the Wildcats on Saturday night at Harbour Station and again on Sunday afternoon at the Moncton Coliseum.
Meanwhile, Team Atlantic plays the Czech Republic in exhibition action on Saturday at the Under-17s in Cape Breton.