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Chiefs add trio from Kimball Union

The Chiefs today announced the addition of forwards Bobby Young (1998), Michael Lombardi (1998) as well as  defenseman Sean Thomson (1998) for the 2017-18 season. The two were teammates last season at Kimball Union Academy in New Hampshire.

Thomson, who calls Beaconsfield Quebec home joins the Chiefs after scoring eight goals and 27 assists in 34 games last season. He was also the team’s captain and is excited to be making the move to Chilliwack.

“I am extremely excited to be a part of the Chiefs family for this upcoming season. I am very grateful to have the opportunity to play for a great organization in a great league and I can’t wait for the season to start.”

In 34 games last season at Kimball Union Young, who hails from Kitchener Ontario scored 12 goals and added 31 assists and is also looking forward to making the move west.

“I am excited and honored to become a member of the Chilliwack Chiefs organization. I can’t wait to get the season started.”

Lombardi comes to Chilliwack with an NCAA commitment already locked up. The native of Barrington Rhode Island will attend Quinnipiac University after a season with the Chiefs. In 39 games with Kimball Union last season, Lombardi scored 19 goals and added 32 assists.

“I couldn’t be more excited and thankful to be apart of a great organization and community like Chilliwack,” said Lombardi.  “I’m excited to get a chance to build upon the winning tradition in Chilliwack.’

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