Lessard Brings Two-way Game to Jimmies

Joining the University of Jamestown Jimmies is a perfect fit for Sicamous Eagle Philippe Lessard for a few reasons.

While speaking to coach Dean Stork, Lessard learned about the Jimmies identity, culture and family atmosphere on campus.

“I think that the culture of a hockey team is important in order to succeed and the feeling of family that Jamestown offers was a great incentive for me,” says Lessard, an Edmonton native, who played 50 games in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League with Beaver Valley and Sicamous. “I also liked the academic program, small class size and the flexibility the university has to offer.”

In Lessard, the Jimmies get a speedy player recognized for his work ethic. He battles in corners or in front of the net and strives to be a complete player with a two-way game. He is also responsible, disciplined and a team player.

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