The Langley Trappers graduate four 20-year-old players after stellar season and Championship victory. The Langley Trappers had the ultimate send off for their graduating players who all played an instrumental role in the team success throughout the course of the year. #2 Forward Brendan O’Grady, #3 Defeseman Evan Clare, #26 Defenseman Benjamin Weys, and #29 Goaltender Caedon Bellmann are the players a part of the 2022 graduating class. Welcome to the official status of Langley Trappers Alumni!
#2 Brendan O’Grady, A Langley native, O’Grady has been a member of the Trappers for four seasons while also appearing in 16 BCHL games. He joined the team as an energy player who liked to hit and get underneath his opponents skin. He quickly became one of the more skilled players and was utilized in all areas including Power Play, Penalty Kill and 5on5.
In 2021-2022 O’Grady tallied:
• 58 Games Played
• 28 Goals
• 33 Assists
• 61 Points
• 87 PIM
O’Grady’s career totals are:
• 142 Games Played
• 70 Goals
• 72 Assists
• 156 Points
• 254 PIM
• 1st overall in Franchise All-Time Goals with 70
• 1st overall in Franchise All-Time Playoff Points with 34
• 2nd overall in Franchise All-Time Points with 156
•3rd overall in Franchise All-Time Assists with 86
•4th overall in Franchise All-Time PIM with 254
•3rd overall in Franchise All-Time Games Played with 142
•3rd Overall in Franchise All-Time Points Per Game with a 1.13 Average.
*these numbers do not include Cyclone Taylor Cup totals*
Without a doubt he is one of the most decorated players to dawn the Blue and Cream. O’Grady joins the likes of Braden Warburton, Casey Whintors, Evan Clare, and Carter Graham as one of the most decorated Langley Trappers of all time.
#3 Evan Clare. Evan appeared in games over the last five seasons for the club. He has been one of the best all around defensemen who contributed in all aspects of the game. Earlier this season, Evan became the Franchise Record leader for Games Played with 150! Evan grew his overall totals to 171 Games Played at the end of the season.
Clare is also currently tied with Brendan O’Grady for the Franchise Record of most Playoff Games Played at 38.
Clare’s overall totals are:
•171 games played
Evan Clare goes down in the history books as one of the Greatest Langley Trapper defensemen of all-time! Thank you for your dedication to the team and for all the hard work you showcased day in and day out.
#26 Benjamin Weys. Benjamin was acquired by the Trappers at the start of the ‘20-‘21 season from the Aldergrove Kodiaks. Weys has been a steady and solid Defensemen since dawning the Trappers blue and cream. Over his junior hockey career he has played games for the North Vancouver Wolf Pack, the Visby Roma Swedish Elite U20 team, the Aldergrove Kodiaks, and the Langley Trappers.
• 82 Games Played
• 5 Goals
• 20 Points
• 24 PIM
Weys was the difference maker in the Cyclone Taylor Cup Gold Medal game against the Delta Ice Hawks scoring the go ahead goal eventually leading the Trappers to a 4-2 victory. Thank you Benjamin for giving your all to the Trappers over the last few years!
#29 Caedon Bellmann. This was Bellmann’s first season in Langley after stops in Both the KIJHL with the North Okanagan Knights and in the VIJHL with the Saanich Predators. He joined the team in the off season and was eager to get going. He was a staple-piece for the team in between the pipes appearing in 27 games while sporting a 16W 8L 0T record. Caedon provided the team with a steady performances and a stable 20 year old presence between the pipes often showing poise and calmness through close games throughout the season.
Bellmann finished the season with:
• 1,389 minutes played
• 4 Shutouts
• .907 SV%
• 2.85 GAA
Thanks for your dedication, work ethic, and character you brought to work every day!
2020-2021 Graduating Class
The Langley Trappers graduate four 20 year old players whom of which are the most decorated players in franchise history. The staff at the Langley trappers want to wish Carter, Braden, Casey, and Brandon all the best in the years to come. Welcome to the official status of Langley Trappers Alumni!
#18 Carter Graham played four seasons with the Trappers and was a fan favourite and local product. He accumulated 134 points over 132 games played. With 55 goals and 79 assists, he was always a threat with the puck on his stick. Graham also accumulated 8 goals, 5 assists for 13 points in 22 playoff games over the four years. He was a mainstay on the power play usually as a net front of bumper player. He loved going into the corners and throwing his body around. Thank you for your time and energy Carter! Best of luck in your future endeavours. #10 Braden Warburton played four seasons with the Trappers and leads the team in Defensemen goals, assists, overall points, minutes played, and games played. He was a fun player to watch and loved to throw his body around. He mastered the hip check sending players skates flying through the air. He played the game honest and could skate like the wind. Warburton accumulated 18 goals, 71 assists, for a total of 89 points in 112 regular season games. He was the quarterback on the power play and made hard plays look simple every game. He also accumulated 2 goals and 18 assists in 20 playoff games making him a point a game playoff player when the pressure was on. Thank you for your time and energy Braden! Best of luck in your future endeavours. #8 Casey Whintors played four seasons with the Langley Trappers and 5 seasons total in the Pacific Junior Hockey League. Casey is the Trappers all-time leader in goals, assists, points, power play points, games played, and time on ice. Casey was a smart player who had great vision and play making abilities. He was always a threat with the puck on his stick and was usually double teamed by opponents. Casey accumulated 65 goals, 92 assists, and 157 points in 141 career regular season games for the Trappers. Whintors also tallied 9 goals and 12 assists in 19 career playoff games over his four years of dawning the Trappers logo. Casey will be hard to replace on the power play where he thrived with time, patience, and poise. Thank you for your time and energy Casey! Best of luck in your future endeavours.#13 Brandon Rexhepi is last but not least. Rexhepi also played four seasons with the Langley Trappers and will be greatly missed. He was one of the smartest players to dawn the Trappers jersey. He was well liked by his teammates, the fans, parents, and volunteers of the organization. Rexhepi was an assistant captain for a season and was named the teams Captain during the 2019-2020 season. He is our first Captain to graduate as a 20 year old. Rexhepi tallied 19 goals, 29 assists, and 48 points in 121 career games for the Trappers over the four seasons. He also scored 3 goals, 7 assists, for 10 points in 21 playoff games. Rexhepi will be missed, but we wish him the best. Thank you for your time and energy Brandon! Best of luck in your future endeavours.