Drumheller Dragons captain Vann Yuhas is the Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week with a nine-point (4G, 5A) performance from September 18th-24th, 2023.
Yuhas (Medicine Hat, AB) opened the week with a five-point game (2G, 3A) on September 19th in a 9-3 win over the Blackfalds Bulldogs and picked up the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Award. On September 22nd, the 2004 forward scored a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win versus the Whitecourt Wolverines then repeated with another two-point (1G, 1A) game in a 6-4 victory on September 23rd against the Sherwood Park Crusaders.
The Merrimack College (NCAA) commit is on a five-game point streak since the season began on September 15th and is second in AJHL Scoring with 12 points (4G, 8A) in five regular season games.
The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is Easton Adrian of the Drumheller Dragons. The RPI (NCAA) commit currently leads the AJHL in scoring with 13 points (1G, 12A).
Adrian (Dalmeny, SK) scored a goal and six assists to help his Dragons to a 3-0 record over the week. The 2005-born defenceman has recorded a point in his last five games, including a three-point game on both September 19th and 23rd.
Bonnyville Pontiacs defenceman Michael Ryan is the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week and currently leads all AJHL first year players with six points (6A).
Ryan (2005) assisted on four of Bonnyville’s five goals on September 19th in a 5-2 victory over the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. He added his fifth assist of the week on September 22nd when the Camrose Kodiaks defeated the Pontiacs 5-3.
Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week Recipients
- September 15th-17th, 2023: Brendan Ross, Blackfalds Bulldogs
Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week
- September 15th-17th, 2023: Adam Lang, Spruce Grove Saints
Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week:
- September 15th-17th, 2023: Ashton Hutchinson, Spruce Grove Saints