Tanton To Return To Miners

Red Lake, ON – The Red Lake Miners, a proud member of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL), are pleased to announce the re-signing of Gabe Tanton for his second season with the team. Tanton joined the Miners late last season and made an immediate impact on the ice.

In his 11 games with the team, Tanton showcased his skills and contributed 2 goals and 2 assists,         totalling 4 points. His performance was highly commendable, and his dedication to the game was         evident in every game he played.

Tanton himself is eager to return to Red Lake and “become a dominant impact player every night.” He has set ambitious personal goals for the upcoming season, aiming to “regain his scoring touch and to be among the top players in the league.” However, his primary focus remains on the team’s success, with aspirations of “winning the Bill Salonen Cup and achieving W’s at the Centennial Cup.”

Head Coach and General Manager, Lee Stone, expressed his excitement about Tanton’s return to the team. Stone recognizes Tanton as “one of the best defensive forwards and penalty killers in the SIJHL.” Moreover, Stone believes that Tanton is “ready to break out offensively and become a two-way threat in the league.” Tanton’s return adds further strength to an already formidable forward group, and the team is thrilled to have him back in Red Lake.

Looking ahead, Tanton’s long-term goal is to “pursue a career in hockey, whether it be as a player, coach, or scout.” His passion for the game is unwavering, and he aims to stay involved in hockey for as long as possible.