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LAMOTHE, FULLER AND PETERS AJHL WEEKLY AWARD WINNERS

Olivier Lamothe of the Fort McMurray Oil Barons is the Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week for the final week of the 2033-23 regular season.  The 2003 forward scored five goals and recorded eight points with goals in four consecutive games to wrap up the season.

Lamothe (Sherbrooke, QC) opened the scoring for the Oil Barons on February 28th in a 4-3 loss to the Lloydminster Bobcats.  On March 1st, Olivier scored the first two goals of the game for Fort McMurray in 4-3 shootout loss to the division leading Spruce Grove Saints.  He was awarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game for his performance.

The Oil Barons picked up their final win of the season on March 4th versus the Whitecourt Wolverines.  Lamothe scored his third game winning goal and added an assist in the 6-3 victory.  The season concluded on March 5th with a 5-4 overtime loss to the Wolverines and a three-point game for Olivier with a goal and two assists.  Olivier Lamothe finished third in team scoring with 39 points (19G, 20A) in 54 games played during his first AJHL campaign.

The Oil Barons will meet the Sherwood Park Crusaders in Round One of the 2023 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs.

The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is Drumheller Dragons goaltender Garrett Fuller.  With three wins from February 28th – March 5th, Fuller and the Dragons locked up third place in the Viterra AJHL South Division to enter the 2023 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs.

Garrett Fuller (2002) posted a 3-0 record with a 1.67 GAA and .947 save percentage in the final weekend of play.  The week began with a 4-1 win over the Calgary Canucks after Fuller stopped 29 of 30 shots.  He followed up with a 5-1 win on March 3rd versus the Okotoks Oilers, stopping 33 of 34 shots on goal and earning the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award.  On March 4th, the Dragons solidified their position in the standings with a 5-3 victory over Okotoks and a 27-save performance by the third-year Dragon goaltender.

Garrett Fuller (Airdrie, AB) held a 22-14-3 (W-L-OTL) record in the regular season.  The Drumheller Dragons and Canmore Eagles will battle in the opening round of the 2023 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs.

Forward Ayden Peters of the Grande Prairie Storm is the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week after scoring six goals and seven points in three games.

Peters (2004) recorded his second AJHL hat trick and a season-high four-point game on February 28th to earn the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in a 5-3 win against the Whitecourt Wolverines.  The Storm and Wolverines are now set to be first round opponents in the 2023 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs.

On March 4th, the Storm rookie scored two goals to help lift Grande Prairie to a 6-5 shootout win versus the Lloydminster Bobcats.  The Calgary, AB forward scored his final goal of the season on March 5th in a 5-3 win over the Bobcats.  Peters finished the season with 37 points (18G, 19A) in 51 games, #12 among AJHL rookies.

Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:

  • September 16th-25th, 2022: Brett Meerman, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • September 26th-October 2nd, 2022: Cody Pisarczyk, Spruce Grove Saints
  • October 3rd-9th, 2022: Cooper Smyl, Whitecourt Wolverines
  • October 10th-16th, 2022: Tyler Wallace, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • October 17th-23rd, 2022: Aiden Fink, Brooks Bandits
  • October 24th-30th, 2022: Kayden Smith, Canmore Eagles
  • October 31st-November 6th, 2022: Ty Daneault, Drumheller Dragons
  • November 7th-13th, 2022: Nicolas Beaudoin, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • November 14th-20th, 2022: Aiden Fink, Brooks Bandits
  • November 21st-27th, 2022: Elliot Dutil, Brooks Bandits
  • November 28th-December 4th, 2022: Justin Barker, Calgary Canucks
  • December 5th-11th, 2022: Luigi Benincasa, Spruce Grove Saints
  • December 12th-18th, 2022: Jesse Burchart, Fort McMurray Oil Barons
  • December 29th-January 8th, 2023: Callum Cau, Camrose Kodiaks
  • January 9th-15th, 2023: Brock Krulicki, Lloydminster Bobcats
  • January 16th-22nd, 2023: Noah Danielson, Drumheller Dragons
  • January 23rd– 29th, 2023: Sam Simard, Drumheller Dragons
  • January 30th-February 5th, 2023: Brett Meerman, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • February 6th-12th, 2023: Matteo Giampa, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • February 13th-19th, 2023: Tyler Wallace, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • February 20th-26th, 2023: Daniel Kernaghan, Drayton Valley Thunder
  • February 27th – March 5th, 2023: Olivier Lamothe, Fort McMurray Oil Barons

Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:

  • September 16th-25th, 2022: Caleb MacDonald, Whitecourt Wolverines
  • September 26th-October 2nd, 2022: Nick Wolfenberg, Okotoks Oilers
  • October 3rd-9th, 2022: Tanner Willick, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • October 10th-16th, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • October 17th-23rd, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • October 24th-30th, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • October 31st-November 6th, 2022: Rylan Brown, Okotoks Oilers
  • November 7th-13th, 2022: Nick Wolfenberg, Okotoks Oilers
  • November 14th-20th, 2022: Connor Mackenzie, Grande Prairie Storm
  • November 21st-27th, 2022: Jack Budd, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • November 28th-December 4th, 2022: Jordan MacFarlane, Calgary Canucks
  • December 5th-11th, 2022: Matthew Hennessey, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • December 12th-18th, 2022: Dominic Payne, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • December 29th-January 8th, 2023: Morgan Brady, Spruce Grove Saints
  • January 9th-15th, 2023: Breck McKinley, Spruce Grove Saints
  • January 16th-22nd, 2023: Bodee Weiss, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • January 23rd– 29th, 2023: Ryan Manzella, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • January 30th-February 5th, 2023: Zac Onyskiw, Spruce Grove Saints
  • February 6th-12th, 2023: Quinton Gove, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • February 13th-19th, 2023: Rylan Brown, Okotoks Oilers
  • February 20th-26th, 2023: Matthew Hennessey, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • February 27th – March 5th, 2023: Garrett Fuller, Drumheller Dragons

Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week:

  • September 16th-25th, 2022: Ben Aucoin, Lloydminster Bobcats
  • September 26th-October 2nd, 2022: Jacob Cossette, Spruce Grove Saints
  • October 3rd-9th, 2022: Rhett Dekowny, Canmore Eagles
  • October 10th-16th, 2022: Callan Budinger, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • October 17th-23rd, 2022: Nicolas Beaudoin, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • October 24th-30th, 2022: Hudson Malinoski, Brooks Bandits
  • October 31st-November 6th, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • November 7th-13th, 2022: David Clarke, Olds Grizzlys
  • November 14th-20th, 2022: Nicolas Beaudoin, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • November 21st-27th, 2022: Gavin Middendorf, Drayton Valley Thunder
  • November 28th-December 4th, 2022: Nicolas Beaudoin, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • December 5th-11th, 2022: Cade Moxham, Olds Grizzlys
  • December 12th-18th, 2022: Gavin Middendorf, Drayton Valley Thunder
  • December 29th-January 8th, 2023: Layne Loomer, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • January 9th-15th, 2023: Brock Souch, Sherwood Park Crusaders
  • January 16th-22nd, 2023: Kurt Gurkan, Blackfalds Bulldogs
  • January 23rd– 29th, 2023: Spencer Rheaume, Whitecourt Wolverines
  • January 30th-February 5th, 2023: Ludovik Tardif, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • February 6th-12th, 2023: Nicolas Beaudoin, Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • February 13th-19th, 2023: Hudson Malinoski, Brooks Bandits
  • February 20th-26th, 2023: Hudson Malinoski, Brooks Bandits
  • February 27th – March 5th, 2023: Ayden Peters, Grande Prairie Storm