Steven Holtz, 20, is the Penticton Vees’ newest player, joining the team after two season with the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL. (Photo from PentictonVees.ca)

Vees sign right-shot defenceman to bolster line up for 2019-20 season

Steven Holtz, 20, joins the team after two season with the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL

The Penticton Vees are continuing to bolster their 2019-20 season line up.

The team announced on June 6 that Steven Holtz, 20, has committed to the team this season as a defenceman. Holtz started with the Youngstown Phantoms in the USHL in the 2017-18 season, scoring once and adding five assists in 30 games.

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In this past season, he posted another goal and fives assists in 28 games for the Phantoms. The right-shot defenceman hails from White Lake, Michigan, and will be joining his teammates in Penticton in mid-August for the training camp.

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