BATHURST, N.B. – The Acadie-Bathurst Titan have extended free agent invites to four players, Head Coach and General Manager Jason Clarke announced today. Forwards Alessio Stivaletta and Antoine Aucoin, along with defencemen Gavin Reeves, and Drew Hockley are all set to take part in the team’s rookie camp in August.
Stivaletta, 17, registered seven goals and six assists for 13 points in 37 games with the Laval-Montreal Rousseau Royal in the Quebec Under-18 AAA Hockey League this season. The Montreal, Quebec native added three goals and five assists for eight points in 12 playoff games. Stivaletta is listed at five-foot-nine, 170-pounds.
Aucoin, 17, is listed at five-foot-10 and 175-pound, and suited up for the Laurentides Conquérants in the Quebec U17 Espoir league this season where he posted 14 goals and 18 assists for 32 points in 26 games. The product of Terrebonne, Quebec also played 10 games with the Collège Esther-Blondin Phénix in the Quebec Under-18 AAA Hockey League finishing with two goals and three assists for five points.
Reeves, 16, played at King’s-Edgehill School this season where he had five points in 12 games while serving as an assistant captain for the U18 team. The six-foot, 186-pound Nova Scotia native was also a teammate of Titan prospect Bailey Shortall with the Halifax McDonald’s during the 2020-21 season.
Hockley, 17, spent this past season with the Mount Academy Saints U18 team under former Titan forward Olivier Filion, who is the program’s Director of Hockey Operations. The Kentville, Nova Scotia product registered two goals and seven assists for nine points in 27 games. Hockley is listed at six-foot-two, and 170-pounds.