Archive for April, 2010


Immediate Release

(Former Toledo Cherokee signs for 2007 season)

Alpena MI: The Alpena IceDiggers announced that JC Gulch has signed a tender contract for the 2009-2010 season.

Gulch has spent the past two seasons with the Toledo Cherokee of the CSHL the Junior “B” affiliate of the IceDiggers. During this past season Gulch led the Cherokee defensemen in scoring with 11 goals, 33 assists for a total of 44 points in 43 regular season games. In the postseason the Temperance MI native dressed in all six games tallying 1 goal and 2 assists for 3 points.

“JC was a top defensemen in the CSHL last year and will be a solid guy on the blue line for us.” said head coach Kenny Miller “He has the ability to be a stay home defensemen and also contribute in the offensive end as well.”

The 18 year old visited Alpena during the regular season and made his choice to join the IceDiggers shortly after. “JC had teams in the NAHL showing interest in him and we’re happy he decided on Alpena, he will be a big part of our hockey club.” added Miller.

Gulch’s teammate with the Cherokee Tyler Pilmore also signed to play in Alpena next season. Gulch joins Pilmore, Dan Pason (Little Caesars AAA) and Jonathon Puskar (Compuware AAA) as newcomers for the 2007 season.

For more information on the IceDiggers please visit the club’s website at or call the main office at (989) 356-9812.
Immediate Release

Alpena MI: The Alpena IceDiggers have several game jerseys available for sale. The game jerseys that were not sold during the auction are available for purchase. For more details please contact VP/GM Bob Krafft at (989) 356-9812 or


71 DeGrazia (blue)
9 Barron (white)
6 West (white)
3 Kaneshiro (white)
44 Bence (blue)
24 Billins (blue)
22 McCusker (blue)
47 O’Brien (white)
37 Marzean (blue)
49 Pilmore (blue)
55 Birmingham (blue)
20 Doorlag (white & blue)
11 Chris Hendrickson (white & blue)

For more information please visit our website at or call the main office at (989) 356-9812.