30 for "Fergie"
The Stars honoured Steve "Fergie" Ferguson for his 30 years of service in timekeeping and scorekeeping for the Stars on Saturday Night! Congrats Fergie! (Photo Credit: Photos by MG)
NEW ASSISTANT COACH FOR THE STARS
Josh Boyd joins the St. Thomas Stars coaching staff for the 2014-15 season.
Boyd, a London, Ontario native played his minor hockey in the Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs and Lambton Jr. Sting organizations.
Josh was drafted into the OHL by the Brampton Battalion in the 2002 OHL Priority Selection. He would start his jr. career with the Petrolia Jets of the former WOHL and stayed with them for two seasons winning the 2002-03 Championship.
In 2004-05 Josh moved West to play in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League winning a league championship with the Portage Terriers who represented the West region at the 2005 RBC Cup. In 2005-06 Josh was recruited to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at Bowling Green State University.
Following his four year collegiate career from 2006-10, Boyd moved into the professional ranks where he landed in Finland. After one season in Europe, Boyd returned to the U.S. and would conclude his playing career in the SPHL with the Louisiana Ice Gators. Boyd worked as an Area Scout for the Sudbury Wolves during the 2012-13 season covering the Southern Ontario and Michigan regions.
Most recently in the 2013-14 season, Boyd spent the first half of the season on the Western Michigan University coaching staff before moving to Green Bay to join the Gamblers of the USHL for the rest of the season.
Are you attending Western or Fanshawe in the Fall of 2014 and want to play Junior B Hockey close to school? Fill out the recruitment form above!