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Colts put the 'C' on new captain

Jason Willms is in his third season with the team
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Barrie Colts veteran Jason Willms steps in to take a draw during OHL action against the Erie Otters on Jan. 3, 2019 at the Barrie Molson Centre. Raymond Bowe/BarrieToday

Kitchener Minor Hockey product Jason Willms has been named the new captain of the Barrie Colts.

The reveal was made at Colts picture day on Monday.

Willms has nine goals and 17 assists in 41 games this season.

The 19-year-old had a career year last season, scoring 27 goals and adding 32 helpers.

Willms replaces Justin Murray as captain. Murray ended up with the Saginaw Spirit following a three-way trade in December.

Willms joins a long line of Colts captains, including Brad Brown, Jeff Cowan, Daniel Tkaczuk, Sheldon Keefe, Matt Dzieduszycki, Eric Reitz, Jeremy Swanson, B.J. Crombeen, Bryan Little, Tomas Marcinko, Stefan Della Rovere, Dalton Prout, Colin Behenna, Ryan O'Connor, Aaron Ekblad, Joseph Blandisi, Mike Webster, Cordell James and Murray. 



Picture day with the boys ??.....also yes that is a new captain! @jasonwillms

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