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

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The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Tanner Laderoute of the Okotoks Oilers.  Laderoute scored 1 goal and 4 assists in two games last week and leads the Oilers in scoring with 20 points (9G, 11A). 

Tanner Laderoute (Edmonton, AB) was awarded the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award after scoring a goal, and recording assists on both the game tying goal and game winning goal on November 19th in a 5-4 victory over the Grande Prairie Storm.  The 19 year-old forward is in his third AJHL season, second with the Oilers. 

The Okotoks Oilers are third overall in the Viterra AJHL South Division with a record of 13-7-3.  The Oilers are 4-4-2 in their last 10 games.

The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is Bonnyville Pontiacs rookie defenceman Jake Gresh.   In three games played, Gresh scored 1 goal and 3 assists and leads all AJHL defencemen in scoring 7 goals, 19 assists and 26 points. 

Jake Gresh, 18, scored the game winner in a 7-2 win over the Spruce Grove Saints on November 15th.  He also recorded an assist on the game winning goal in a 4-2 win over the Calgary Canucks on November 18th.

The Bonnyville Pontiacs are tied for second place in the Viterra AJHL North Division Standings with a record of 18-6-3 and are 5-2-3 in the last 10 games.

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:
• Tanner Laderoute, Okotoks Oilers: November 14-20, 2016
• Tyler Maltby, Sherwood Park Crusaders: November 7-13, 2016
• Ryan Hartman, Camrose Kodiaks: October 31-November 6
• Jordan Taupert, Drumheller Dragons: October 24-30, 2016
• Ty Readman, Sherwood Park Crusaders: October 17-23, 2016
• Derek Brown, Bonnyville Pontiacs: October 10-16, 2016
• Matt Forchuk, Canmore 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:
• Jake Gresh, Bonnyville Pontiacs: November 14-20, 2016
• Logan Drackett, Calgary Canucks: November 7-13, 2016
• Pierce Diamond, Whitecourt Wolverines: October 31-November 6
• Mitchel Benson, Brooks Bandits: October 24-30, 2016
• Pierce Diamond, Whitecourt Wolverines: October 17-23, 2016
• 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