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

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Canmore Eagles forward Alex Young is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week following a 6-point week from November 18th ? 24th, 2019. 

Young (Calgary, AB) scored two goals in a 5-3 win over the Drayton Valley Thunder on Monday, November 18th and was recognized as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game for the fifth time this season.  On Friday, November 22nd, Young scored his 19th goal of the season and added two assists as his Eagles fell 10-5 to the Drumheller Dragons.  The 18 year-old added an assist on the only Eagles goal in Saturday?s 6-1 loss versus the Okotoks Oilers.

This is the second time Alex Young (Colgate University) has earned the award with the first coming in October 2019 (September 30 ? October 6). Alex is 6th in AJHL Scoring with 19 goals, 23 assists and 42 points. 

The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is defenceman Ethan Edwards of the Spruce Grove Saints.  The rookie blueliner led all AJHL defencemen with 4 points last week.

Edwards (St Albert, AB) added 3 assists in a dominant 11-1 victory over the Fort McMurray Oil Barons on Friday night.  He added his fourth assist of the weekend in a 4-3 win against the Grande Prairie Storm on Sunday. 

Ethan is now 9th in AJHL Rookie Scoring with 16 points (6G, 10A).  The 17 year-old is already committed to the University of Michigan (NCAA).

The Saints sit second in the Viterra AJHL North Division Standings and have compiled a current 7-game win streak.

Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:
? September 13-15, 2019 – Cody Laskosky, Camrose Kodiaks
? September 16-22, 2019 – Arjun Atwal, Sherwood Park Crusaders
? September 23-29, 2019 – Carter Savoie, Sherwood Park Crusaders
? September 30-October 6, 2019 – Alex Young, Canmore Eagles
? October 7-13, 2019 – Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
? October 14-20, 2019 – Connor Lyons, Canmore Eagles
? October 21-27, 2019 – Zafir Rawji, Olds Grizzlys
? October 28 – November 3, 2019: Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
? November 4-10, 2019: Jakob Lee, Brooks Bandits
? November 11-17, 2019: Jack Works, Okotoks Oilers
? November 18-24, 2019: Alex Young, Canmore Eagles

Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:
? September 13-15, 2019 – Matt Davis, Spruce Grove Saints
? September 16-22, 2019 – Kaeden Lane, Grande Prairie Storm
? September 23-29, 2019 – Easton Hesse, Bonnyville Pontiacs
? September 30-October 6, 2019 – Michael Benning, Sherwood Park Crusaders
? October 7-13, 2019 – Tim Rego, Brooks Bandits
? October 14-20, 2019 – Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
? October 21-27, 2019 – Kabore Dunn, Fort McMurray Oil Barons
? October 28 – November 3, 2019: Carter Gylander, Sherwood Park Crusaders
? November 4-10, 2019: Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
? November 11-17, 2019: Eric Ward, Drayton Valley Thunder
? November 18-24, 2019: Ethan Edwards, Spruce Grove Saints