Bulldogs sign Funk

The Blackfalds Bulldogs are thrilled to announce the signing of 2004-born defenceman Ashton Funk to a letter of intent for the 2022-23 campaign.

“I was very honoured to have been offered an LOI from a new AJHL team,” said Funk. “How they have grown so far is quite impressive. Having 24 wins as an expansion team is very exciting with the young core they have. I’m very excited to get started with this organization and hopefully have a bright future here with the Bulldogs.”

The Athabasca, AB product describes himself as a two-way defenceman.

He has 31 points in 31 games this season with the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers U18 AAA team. During the 2019-20 campaign, Funk tallied 42 points in 36 games with the Fort Saskatchewan Rangers U16 AAA club.

Meantime, the Bulldogs are back in action on Wednesday when they host the Calgary Canucks at the Eagle Builders Centre.