AJHL Announces All-League and All-Rookie Teams

The Alberta Junior Hockey League today announced the AJHL All-League teams and AJHL All-Rookie teams for the 2014-2015 season.  The selections for each team were determined through voting by the league’s General Managers and Coaches.

On the South Division All-League team, the Brooks Bandits and Okotoks Oilers are each represented by two players.  AJHL MVP and Top Goaltender, Nic Renyard, as well as AJHL Scoring Champion, Austin Plevy, were both selected to the South squad.  The Olds Grizzlys and Camrose Kodiaks also had two players on the All-League roster.

The only unanimous selection on the AJHL All-League teams was Fort McMurray team captain Jetlan Houcher. He is joined on the North Division All-League roster by two members of the Whitecourt Wolverines, and one representative of the Sherwood Park Crusaders, Bonnyville Pontiacs and Spruce Grove Saints.

Viterra South Division All-League Team
G Nic Renyard Okotoks Oilers
D Linden Springer Brooks Bandits
D Darian Henry Okotoks Oilers
F Austin Plevy Brooks Bandits
F Jade McMullen Olds Grizzlys
F Nelson Gadoury Camrose Kodiaks

Viterra North Division All-League Team
G Tommy Nixon Sherwood Park Crusaders
D James Vermeulen Whitecourt Wolverines
D Ryan Black Bonnyville Pontiacs
F Jetlan Houcher* Fort McMurray Oil Barons
F Jarid Hauptman Spruce Grove Saints
F John Mullally Whitecourt Wolverines

Whitecourt Wolverines defenceman Gordie Ballhorn and Brooks Bandits goaltender Josh Davies were unanimous selections to their respective All-Rookie teams.  AJHL Rookie of the Year, Brandon Biro, is a member of the North Division All-Rookie roster.  In total, two members of the Spruce Grove Saints and Whitecourt Wolverines were selected to the North team.    The roster is rounded out by a single selection from both the Grande Prairie Storm and Lloydminster Bobcats.

The Camrose Kodiaks have two representatives on the South Division All-Rookie team.   Calgary Mustangs rookie Adam Berg was voted onto the team, and also represented the AJHL at the 2014 CJHL Prospects Game alongside the Top 40 NHL Entry Draft Prospects from the CJHL.  Brooks, Olds, and Camrose each have one selection on the rookie squad as well.

Viterra North Division All-Rookie Team
G Logan Thompson  Grande Prairie Storm
D Gordie Ballhorn* Whitecourt Wolverines
D Jordan Thomas Spruce Grove Saints
F Brandon Biro Spruce Grove Saints
F Kevin Darrar Lloydminster Bobcats
F Joseph Nardi Whitecourt Wolverines

Viterra South Division All-Rookie Team
G Josh Davies* Brooks Bandits
D TJ Brown Camrose Kodiaks
D Kodi Schwarz Olds Grizzlys
F Adam Berg  Calgary Mustangs
F Trey Degraaf Okotoks Oilers
F Cole Mcbride Camrose Kodiaks

* Unanimous Selection