The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month for April 2021 is Brooks Bandits forward TJ Hughes.
Throughout April, TJ recorded three multi-point games, including two 4-point nights. The 19 year-old was selected as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game twice throughout the month, an honour he has received four times in the 2020-21 season.
Hughes (Hamilton, ON) leads the Bandits in scoring with 28 points (14G, 14A) and led all AJHL players in April with 14 points (6G, 8A) in 8 games. Hughes is averaging 1.6 points per game and is second overall in AJHL Scoring.
TJ received the Inter Pipeline AJHL Player of the Week award for the week of April 26th – May 2nd after scoring 5 goals and 8 points in three wins over that time period.
Hughes is in his second AJHL season with the Bandits and has committed to Robert Morris University of the NCAA Division I.
The Bandits will aim to extend their 10-game win streak as they close out the season in a three-game series versus the Spruce Grove Saints from May 7th-9th in Brooks, AB.
Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month 2020-2021:
• March 2021 – Michael Hodge, Fort McMurray Oil Barons
• April 2021 – TJ Hughes, Brooks Bandits