SUPERIOR INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
SIJHL MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
North Stars’ Walsh named Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions player of the week
THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced today that Thunder Bay North Stars defenceman Ryan Walsh has been named the Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions Corp. player of the week for the period ending Oct. 19.
In two outings during the week that was the 18-year-old Thunder Bay native had a pair of goals, which were both game-winners, and added three assists to help the North Stars sweep the visiting Dryden GM Ice Dogs in a pair of contests, Friday and Saturday, at the Fort William Gardens.
Both of Walsh’s markers came of the power play, giving him five man advantage efforts overall, which ties him for the league lead in that category.
Walsh also currently tops all SIJHL blueliners in offensive production with 13 points on those five tallies and eight assists.
Also receiving consideration for the SIJHL player of the week were: Jason Reynolds, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers, Sam Schultz, (D) Fort Frances Lakers, Greg Harney, (G) English River Miners and Matt Houston, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs.
SIJHL Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions Corp. player of the week recipients
Week 1: Colton Spicer, (F) Fort Frances Lakers
Week 2: Cole Golka, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 3: Kyle Carignan, (G) Minnesota Iron Rangers
Week 4: Drew Millis, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers
Week 5: Ryan Walsh, (D) Thunder Bay North Stars
CANADIAN JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
Release date: Monday, Oct. 20, 2014
Oakville to host CJHL Prospects Game
CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL), in partnership with Hockey Canada, NHL Central Scouting and the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL), have announced that the 2015 CJHL Prospects Game will be hosted at the Sixteen Mile Sports Complex in Oakville, Ont., on Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015.
The CJHL Prospects Game is one of the premier Junior A hockey events in the country and provides tremendous exposure for the top CJHL prospects to play in front of scouts from all over the hockey world – including the NHL, NCAA, CHL and Canadian universities and colleges.
“We are extremely thrilled to be hosting this event in partnership with the Ontario Junior Hockey League and the Oakville Blades and with the continued support of the NHL and NHL Central Scouting,” said Kirk Lamb, president of the CJHL.
“This year’s event will have the very best CJHL prospects from across the country competing in front of numerous scouts from the NHL, NCAA, CIS and CHL with the goal of making the step to the next level of hockey.”
The NHL and NHL Central Scouting are very supportive of CJHL development programs, including the CJHL Prospects Game.
The rosters for the CJHL Prospects Game are chosen in partnership with NHL Central Scouting and are made up of players recommended by NHL Central Scouting.
Team East will include prospects from the NOJHL, OJHL, CCHL, QJHL and MHL, while Team West shall consist of prospects from the BCHL, AJHL, SJHL, MJHL and SIJHL, with the President's Cup awarded to the winning team.
Since its inception in 2005, Team West has slight edge with five wins while Team East has won four times, including last year in Digby and Yarmouth, N.S.
Ticket information for the 2015 CJHL Prospects Game will be announced in the coming days.
ABOUT THE CJHL
The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of all 10 Junior A hockey leagues in Canada.
The CJHL represents 129 teams and nearly 3,000 players, and has over 2,951 alumni furthering their hockey careers at the professional, Major Junior and college levels across North America.
For the latest CJHL news and features, visit www.cjhlhockey.com and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cjhlhockey or @cjhlhockey.
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