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Six AJHL Players Named to 2018 CJHL Prospects Game

CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in partnership with the National Hockey League, Hockey Canada and NHL Central Scouting, announced Monday its playing rosters for the upcoming CJHL Prospects Game, which will be held on January 23, 2018 at 7:30 pm (ET) in Mississauga, ON, at Port Credit Memorial Arena.

Six players will represent the AJHL as members of Team West:

  • SANDERSON, BEN OKOTOKS
  • WONG, AUSTIN OKOTOKS
  • BERNARD-DOCKER, JACOB OKOTOKS
  • ZIMMER, DAMON SPRUCE GROVE
  • COMRIE, SEAN SPRUCE GROVE
  • BOYKO, SIMON BROOKS

Each of the players chosen to participate in the CJHL Prospects Game were selected through the efforts of NHL Central Scouting and are currently among the top 40 CJHL prospects heading into the 2018 NHL Draft in Dallas, TX.

“We at the CJHL extend our congratulations to each of the players on their selection to compete in the 2018 CJHL Prospects Game in Mississauga,” stated CJHL President Brent Ladds.

“We also thank and commend NHL Central Scouting for their significant contributions in helping formalize the Team East and Team West rosters,” added Ladds.

CJHL PROSPECTS GAME ROSTERS

The coaching staffs and on-ice officials for the CJHL Prospects game will be announced in the coming days.

Tickets for the CJHL Prospects Game, which are all general admission, are just $10 and are available now,

ABOUT THE CJHL PROSPECTS GAME: The CJHL Prospects Game is one of the premier Junior A hockey events in the country and provides tremendous exposure for CJHL players to play in front of scouts from all over the hockey world – including the NHL, CHL, NCAA and Canadian universities and colleges.

The President's Cup is awarded to the winning team in the CJHL Prospects Game.  From 2005 until 2008, the event ran as a single game, but starting in 2009 the President's Cup was played as a two-game series where the combined score of the games determined the winner of the title. 

The contest has now gone back to a single-game format along with player testing, both on-ice and off-ice, having been introduced. Since its inception, Team West has won seven times while Team East has come away victorious on five occasions.

All-Time CJHL Prospects Game President's Cup results

  • 2006: Team West 5 Team East 4 (Yorkton, SK)
  • 2007: Team West 6 Team East 2 (Vernon, BC)
  • 2008: Team East 5 Team West 3 (Winkler, MB)
  • 2009: Team East 6 Team West 3 (Summerside, PEI)
  • 2010: Team West 8 Team East 3 (8-1, 0-2) (Winkler, MB)
  • 2011: Team East 9 Team West 2 (2-1 SO, 7-1) (Dauphin, MB)
  • 2012: Team West 9 Team East 6 (4-3 OT, 5-3) (Langley, BC)
  • 2013: Team West 8 Team East 6 (5-0, 3-6) (Yarmouth, NS)
  • 2014: Team East 8 Team West 4 (4-2, 4-2) (Yarmouth, N.S)
  • 2015: Team West 3 Team East 2 (Oakville, ON)
  • 2016: Team East 3 Team West 1 (Surrey, BC)
  • 2017: Team West 4 Team East 3 (Cornwall, ON)
  • 2018: Team East vs. Team West • January 23, 2018 • 7:30 pm (ET)  at Mississauga, ON

The CJHL Prospects Game will also be streamed live online via HockeyTV.com.

FOR MORE INFORMATION

Brent Ladds
President
Canadian Junior Hockey League
ladds@cjhlhockey.com

Tom Annelin
Director of Communications
Canadian Junior Hockey League
annelin@cjhlhockey.com