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

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Whitecourt Wolverines forward Liam Motley is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week.  Motley scored 9 points (4G, 5A) in three games during the week ending December 11th. 

Liam Motley, 19, recorded a 3 point game on December 6th versus Grande Prairie followed by a 2 point night in Spruce Grove on December 10th.  He closed the week earing the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award on December 11th with 3 points versus Lloydminster.

Motley (Calgary, AB) is second in team scoring with 33 points (17G, 16A) and is within the Top 20 AJHL Scorers.  Since joining the Wolverines at the start of November, he has averaged 1.2 points per game.

The Whitecourt Wolverines hold top spot in the Viterra AJHL North Division with 52 points and are 6-3-1 in the last 10 games.

Okotoks Oilers goaltender Riley Morris is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week.   Morris was 2-0 in games against South Division rivals last week.  He allowed just two goals while facing 60 shots on net.

On December 6th, Morris allowed just a single goal in a 2-1 shootout win over Camrose.  He allowed just one goal again on December 9th in a 5-1 victory over the Calgary Canucks. 

Riley has a record of 14-7-3, and is 3rd in the AJHL with a .923SV%.  His 2.38GAA is 5th overall among AJHL goaltenders.  The 19 year-old Calgarian is in his third season with the Oilers.

The Okotoks Oilers are 3rd in the Viterra AJHL South Division with a record of 17-8-5 and they are 7-1-2 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:
• Liam Motley, Whitecourt Wolverines: December 5-11, 2016
• Cale Makar, Brooks Bandits: November 28-December 4, 2016
• Bryson Traptow, Camrose Kodiaks: November 21-28, 2016
• 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:
• Riley Morris, Okotoks Oilers: December 5-11, 2016
• Nolan Kent, Spruce Grove Saints: November 28-December 4, 2016
• Mitchel Benson, Brooks Bandits: November 21-28, 2016
• 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