Bombers sign local player Pfoh as first offseason commitment

The Flin Flon Bombers have announced their first signing of the offseason - local player and Norman Northstars captain Jordan Pfoh.

Pfoh's deal was announced by the team June 2. The 17-year-old player grew up in Flin Flon and played in the Flin Flon Minor Hockey Association system. Pfoh attended the last two Bomber training camps.

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"We are very happy to sign Jordan. I think it's great for the community to have a local player sign with the Bombers," said Bombers head coach and general manager Mike Reagan.

"He had a great career with Norman and we are looking forward to his next chapter with us."

For the past three seasons, Pfoh has played for the Thompson-based Northstars U18 AAA team, playing in 142 games total after debuting at age 15. Pfoh still has one year of U18 eligibility left.

Originally playing as a defenceman, Pfoh was put up as a forward with the Northstars last season and was named the team's captain. Pfoh finished the season with 20 goals and 50 points in 47 games - good enough to lead the team in scoring. Before the position switch, Pfoh led the Northstars in scoring by a defenceman both as a 15-year-old and as a 16-year-old in 2017-18 and 2018-19.

Last year's Northstars squad may have only won five games on the season, but that wasn't from a lack of effort from Pfoh - in their five wins last season, Pfoh tallied a whopping 17 points. 

If Pfoh goes on to play a regular shift with the Bombers, he will be the first Flin Flon born and trained player to suit up with the Bombers since Evan Akkerman did in 2014-15. Former Bomber Isaac Jackson was born and raised in Flin Flon, but moved away to Warman, Sask. before joining the team from 2016-2019. Jackson's hometown was considered to be Warman by the SJHL.

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