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Wolverines? Erik Pedersen Named AB Ford Dealers Player of the Month

Whitecourt Wolverines forward, Erik Pedersen, is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month for November 2015.  Pedersen scored 7 goals and 14 assists for 21 points over 11 games played in November.  He is on an active 7 game point streak totaling 16 points, and recorded four consecutive 3-point games to close out the month.

In the month of November, Pedersen was awarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game three times and was also selected as the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week for the final week of November. 

The 19 year-old leads the Wolverines in scoring with 9 goals, 29 assists and 38 points, and is 3rd in the AJHL Scoring Race.  Pedersen is averaging 1.4 points per game in the regular season.  Erik Pedersen (Airdrie, AB) is a 20 year-old forward in his second season with the Wolverines and fourth season in the AJHL.

The Whitecourt Wolverines are currently 5th overall in the very tight Viterra AJHL North Division Standings and are 7-3-0 in the last 10 games.  The Wolverines have been included in the CJHL Top 20 Weekly Rankings in recent weeks, including a 16th placed ranking for the past two consecutive weeks.

The Alberta Junior Hockey League is pleased to partner with the Alberta Ford Dealers Association and will recognize the AJHL Player of the Month throughout the regular season.  The AJHL and Ford have also introduced the Alberta Ford Dealers Goalie of the Week Award for the 2015-2016 season.

Alberta Ford Dealers Player of the Month for 2015-2016:

• November 2015 – Erik Pedersen, Whitecourt Wolverines
• October 2015 – Brinson Paschinuk, Bonnyville Pontiacs
• September 2015 – Tyler Busch, Spruce Grove Saints