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

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The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Will Conley of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons.  Conley scored 4 goals and 6 points in four games during the week of October 9th – 15th as the North Division leading Oil Barons extended their current win streak to 5 games. 

On Thursday, October 12th, Conley picked up the Viterra Star of the Game Award with 2 goals, including the game winning goal, in a 3-2 victory over the Canmore Eagles.  Fort McMurray continued their South Division road trip in Okotoks on Friday night, where Conley recorded two assists as the Oil Barons handed the Oilers their first loss of the season. The trip ended in Olds with a 5-0 win for the Oil Barons and Conley’s fourth goal of the week.  He leads the team in scoring with 16 points (11 goals, 5 assists) and an average of 1.3 points per game. 

Will Conley (Strathmore, AB) is riding a 5-game point streak totaling 8 points.  Conley, 19, is a three-year veteran of the Oil Barons, and is committed to Holy Cross of the NCAA Division I.

Calgary Canucks goaltender Caiden Kreitz is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week after a 3-0 week in the Canucks net.  Kreitz faced 89 shots, allowing just 5 goals in 3 games, and posted a 1.68 GAA over the week. 

Kreitz (Calgary, AB) opened the week with a divisional win over the Drumheller Dragons on Tuesday night.  The Canucks took to the road on the weekend for two North Division match ups, where Kreitz would steal a win in Bonnyville on Friday and Lloydminster on Saturday.

The 19 year-old goaltender is a third year Canuck and has a 4-3-0 record in his first 8 regular season games.

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

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