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Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week

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Edouard Michaud of the Grande Prairie Storm is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week for the week of November 20th – 26th.  Michaud scored 3 goals and 7 points over three games and received the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Award.

Despite three losses last week, Michaud still produced high offensive numbers for the Storm, contributing to seven of the nine goals scored by the team.  Michaud (Sherbrooke, QC) scored 1 goal and 2 assists in a 6-3 loss to Drayton Valley on Monday, November 20th, and added another goal in a 6-2 loss to Sherwood Park on Friday night.  He was awarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game on Saturday when he scored 1 goal and 2 assists in a 6-4 defeat at the hands of the Spruce Grove Saints.

The 20 year-old forward is seventh overall in the AJHL Scoring Race with 31 points (18 goals, 13 assists).  Michaud was named as the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month for September 2017.    In the opening month of the regular season, Edouard scored 11 goals and 15 points over eight games.

Calgary Canucks goaltender Erik Gordon is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week after posting a perfect 3-0 record last week.  The 18 year-old goalie recorded a 2.0 GAA, .944 SV% and a shutout for the Canucks over the three games.

Gordon opened the week with a 6-0 shutout victory over the crosstown Mustangs.  He then earned the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in back to back games with a 5-3 win over Brooks on Friday and a 4-3 victory versus Whitecourt on Saturday.   Throughout three games, Gordon faced 107 shots and allowed just 6 goals against.

Erik Gordon (Duluth, GA) is committed to the Holy Cross Crusaders of the NCAA (Division I).

Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:
• Ty Readman, Sherwood Park Crusaders: September 15-17, 2017
• Jordan Taupert, Drumheller Dragons: September 18-24, 2017
• Kyle Gordon, Okotoks Oilers: September 25 – October 1, 2017
• Colton Young, Canmore Eagles: October 2-8, 2017
• Wil Conley, Fort McMurray Oil Barons: October 9-15, 2017
• Ty Readman, Sherwood Park Crusaders: October 16-22, 2017
• Dennis Cesana, Brooks Bandits: October 23-29, 2017
• PJ Marrocco, Bonnyville Pontiacs: October 30-November 5, 2017
• PJ Marrocco, Bonnyville Pontiacs: November 6-12, 2017
• Brady Barclay, Calgary Mustangs: November 13-19, 2017
• Edouard Michaud, Grande Prairie Storm: November 20-26, 2017

Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:
• Thomas Davis, Canmore Eagles: September 15-17, 2017
• Dennis Cesana, Brooks Bandits: September 18-24, 2017
• Hunter Virostek, Drumheller Dragons: September 25 – October 1, 2017
• Nolan Kent, Spruce Grove Saints: October 2-8, 2017
• Caiden Kreitz, Calgary Canucks: October 9-15, 2017
• Xavier Potvin, Whitecourt Wolverines: October 16-22, 2017
• Mitch Benson, Brooks Bandits: October 23-29, 2017
• Joey May, Calgary Mustangs: October 30-November 5, 2017
• Griffin Bowerman, Camrose Kodiaks: November 6-12, 2017
• Riley Morris, Okotoks Oilers: November 13-19, 2017
• Erik Gordon, Grande Prairie Storm: November 20-26, 2017