The VIU Mariners Hockey Club is excited to announce the commitment of 02-born defenseman Tyson Lautard for the 2023-2024 season. The Osoyoos product played for the Nelson Leafs of the KIJHL, where he posted 58 points in 84 career games. In 2023, Lautard earned the honour of Top Defenseman in the Murdoch Division of the KIJHL.
On the signing, Tyson had this to say:
"I’m excited to come to play at VIU for the Mariners, they have had great success in the past few years, and I’m going to do whatever I can to get our team to where we want to be. There’s also a great education system that will allow me to succeed. The support I’ve received from VIU has been very helpful in choosing courses and helping with the transition back to school from junior hockey."
Join us in welcoming Tyson aboard, and stay tuned this week for more exciting announcements to come.