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Bonnyville Pontiacs forward, Derek Brown, is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week for the week of October 10th – 16th, 2016. Brown scored 4 goals and 5 assists in 3 games and extended his ongoing point streak to 5 games and 11 points.
Derek Brown was the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in an 8-6 win over the Lloydminster Bobcats on October 12th when he recorded 1 goal and 3 assists. The 19 year-old from Edmonton, AB leads the Pontiacs in scoring with 18 points (5G, 13A) and a 1.5 points per game, and is currently 4th in the AJHL Scoring Race.
Brown and the Pontiacs are riding a five game win streak, second in the Viterra AJHL North Division behind the Fort McMurray Oil Barons, who continue to climb with a 7 game win streak.
Defenceman Curtis Roach of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week. In 3 games played, Curtis recorded 5 points (1G, 4A) for the Oil Barons as they pushed their winning streak to 7 games.
Curtis Roach (Saskatoon, SK) is enjoying a streak of his own with 6 points in the last 4 games. The 18 year-old scored the game winning goal in an OT victory over the Drumheller Dragons on October 15th. He presently has 18 points (3G, 5A) in 12 games during his first AJHL season.
The Alberta Junior Hockey League is proud to partner with Alberta Ford Dealers to recognize the AJHL Defensive Player of the Week in the 2016-2017 season:
Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:
• Derek Brown, Bonnyville Pontiacs: October 10-16, 2016
• Matt Forchuk, Cammore Eagles: October 3–9, 2016
• Colby Livingstone, Canmore Eagles: September 26-October 1, 2016
• Tanner Younghans, Sherwood Park Crusaders: September 19–25, 2016
• Liam Motley, Camrose Kodiaks: September 16–18, 2016
Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:
• Curtis Roach, Fort McMurray Oil Barons: October 10-16, 2016
• Arik Weersink, Grande Prairie Storm: October 3–9, 2016
• Patrick Gora, Camrose Kodiaks: September 26-October 1, 2016
• Dennis Cesana, Brooks Bandits: September 19–25, 2016
• Eric Szudor, Fort McMurray Oil Barons: September 16–18, 2016