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The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Kyle Gordon of the Okotoks Oilers. The Oilers alternate captain scored 8 points (2 goals, 6 assists) in 3 games over the week of September 25th to October 1st.
Kyle was awarded as the Viterra Star of the Game in a 4-3 win over the Canucks on September 27th. He scored the game winning goal and an assist in the victory. On September 29th, Kyle scored the game winner once again in a 6-5 win over the Lloydminster Bobcats at the AJHL Showcase.
Gordon (Cochrane, AB) leads the undefeated Oilers (7-0) in scoring with 11 points (3 goals, 8 assists). The 18 year-old forward has recorded points in 5 of the Oilers 7 games.
Drumheller Dragons goaltender, Hunter Virostek, is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week. Virostek posted a 3-0 record, including a win at the AJHL Showcase last week, and is undefeated in his last 6 games.
Hunter Virostek received the Viterra Star of the Game Award on September 30th after turning away 31 of 32 shots versus the Spruce Grove Saints and earning a 3-1 win at the AJHL Showcase. He allowed just 4 goals on 78 shots over three games played last week and held a 1.33 GAA.
Hunter is now 6-1-0 in the regular season and leads all AJHL goaltenders with a 1.46 GAA and .944 SV%. The 18 year-old from Turner Valley, AB is in his second season with the Dragons.
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
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