For Period Ending December 8
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tyson Predinchuk, Melville Millionaires
1995 F Tyson Predinchuk (Regina SK) helped cap a four goal comeback win on Thursday in La Ronge by scoring three goals on his way to a five point week over four games played. Predinchuk also had an assist on Tuesday in a win over Notre Dame and also scored in Saturday’s loss to the Hounds. For the season, Predinchuk has 15-goals and 13-assists in 23-games.
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Darren Martin, Battlefords North Stars
1995 G Darren Martin (Calgary AB) made 37-saves on 38-shots on Saturday night as the Stars continued their hot play with a 2-1 shootout victory over the Weyburn Red Wings. Six of Martin’s stops came in overtime as the Wings pressed for the win. Martin is now 7-6-and-1 overall with a 2.40-GAA and .919-SPCT.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Cole Berreth, Melville Millionaires
1994 D Cole Berreth (Bowden AB) has played himself onto the top pairing for the Millionaires this season and is relied upon in all situations as his game continues to become more well rounded. This past week, Berreth had assists in games Tuesday and Saturday against the Hounds as well as Thursday in La Ronge. He is up to 2-goals and 8-assists in 23-games played overall.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Conner Veroba, Kindersley Klippers
1995 D Conner Veroba (Red Deer AB) is getting a chance to flash his offensive skills on the blueline as a first year SJHLer, and he hasn’t disappointed. On Friday, he had a hand two of his team’s three goals in a win over Weyburn. He also had an assist in a win over La Ronge on Saturday to boost his season stats to 1-goal and 7-assists in 20-games.
For Period Ending December 1
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Colby Daniels, Kindersley Klippers
1994 F Colby Daniels (Leask SK) helped the Klippers get back on the winning track by ending his week with a 2-goal, 2-assist performance against Estevan on Sunday. He also had a hand in both Klipper goals on Thursday when the team lost, in overtime, to the Humboldt Broncos. For the season, Daniels is up to a team leading 10-goals and 15-assists in 26-games.
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Kale Thomson, Yorkton Terriers
1993 G Kale Thomson (Yorkton SK) had a perfect week as he registered two shutouts in two starts. He began the week with a 22-save performance in a 1-0 win over Estevan on Tuesday and it looked like Saturday was going to be another 1-0 final until an empty netter added some insurance in the final minute against Melfort. Thomson had 23-saves in that match and now has a 1.75-GAA on the season. Thomson was also just named the Sasktel Goaltender Of The Month.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: David Stumborg, Humboldt Broncos
1993 D David Stumborg (Humboldt SK) was sensational on provincewide telelvision on Thursday night when he scored a goal and two assists in a hotly contested 3-2 win over the Kindersley Klippers. He ended up with a goal and four assists in the three game week and now has 6-goals and 17-assists in 27-games.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Cole Golka, La Ronge Ice Wolves
1994 F Cole Golka (Ardrossan AB) is a former Notre Dame Midget AAA forward who played in the Vancouver International Junior Hockey League last season. This year, he's back in Saskatchewan and had his best offensive week of the season by counting back to back two-point games. He had a goal and an assist against the North Stars on Wednesday and then potted a pair versus Estevan on Friday to bring his season totals to 7-points in 20-games.
For Period Ending November 24
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Blake Young, Battlefords North Stars
1994 F Blake Young (Battleford SK) scored three goals and three assists in three games last week in leading the Stars towards a turnaround from a very slow start to the season. Young had two goals and an assist in an overtime win over Kindersley last Tuesday and then picked up a goal and an assist on Friday in a victory over Notre Dame. He closed the week with one assist on Saturday in a shutout of Flin Flon. Young leads the Stars this season with 9-goals and 7-assists in 24-games.
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Michael Gudmandson, Battlefords North Stars
1993 G Michael Gudmandson (Sherwood Park AB) is a much traveled veteran, who was parachuted into the North Stars organization last week from Neepawa (MJHL) and made an impressive debut with 42-saves in a 5-2 win over Notre Dame on Friday and then he stopped all 28 he faced on Saturday in blanking the Flin Flon Bombers.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Eric Macoretta, La Ronge Ice Wolves
1993 D Eric Macoretta (Balgonie SK) is having an offensive breakout kind of season as a 20-year-old and he delivered two goals and three assists in four games played last week, highlighted with a weekend performance that saw him get two helpers in a win over Melfort on Friday and then one goal and one assist on Saturday in a comeback bid against Nipawin. Macoretta now has 5-goals and 10-assists in 22-games this season.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Cade Spencer, Humboldt Broncos
1995 G Cade Spencer (Chauvin AB) won both of his starts last week, making 27-saves on 29-shots at the EPA against La Ronge on Tuesday and then blocking 37-of-38 in Estevan on Saturday. Spencer evens his overall record at 6-and-6 and has a 2.17-GAA and .926-SPCT this season.
For Period Ending November 17
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Brett Boehm, Flin Flon Bombers
1994 F Brett Boehm (Martensville SK) contributed a goal and five assists in four games played last week as he continues to shoulder the offensive load for the scoring challenged Bombers. Boehm helped his team sweep La Ronge mid-week with a goal and two assists at the Whitney Forum on Tuesday and then he chipped in with an assist one night later on the road. He set up both of his team’s goals on Saturday in Melville. For the year, he’s got 9-goals and 11-assists in 16-games.
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Brett Soles, Notre Dame Hounds
1995 G Brett Soles (Cranbrook BC) won both of his road starts via shutout last week, blanking a pair of really good hockey clubs in the process. He made 23-saves in defeating the Kindersley Klippers on Thursday and then blocked 29-shots in a tight 1-0 decision over Nipawin on Sunday. It was a nice rebound for Soles, who now has a 4-4-and-1 record to go along with a 3.29-GAA and .895-SPCT.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF WEEK: Ryan Cooper, Weyburn Red Wings
1993 D Ryan Cooper (New Westminster BC) scored a goal and two assists on Remembrance Day against the Estevan Bruins and that set the tone for a nice week for the blueliner, who helped his team secure a win Friday in Yorkton before dropping a one goal game against Nipawin on Saturday. Cooper finished the week with four points and now has 2-goals and 13-assists in 21-games overall.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Joe O’Brien, Nipawin Hawks
1995 G Joe O’Brien (Clayton CA) turned aside 61 of 63 shots in two starts last week, helping his team earn a split in his two appearances. On Saturday, he made 33-saves in a 2-1 decision over Weyburn. That performance earned him another start one night later against Notre Dame and he blocked 29-of-30, but didn’t get any support in dropping a 1-0 game. Overall, he’s 4-3-and-2 with a 2.37-GAA and .927-SPCT.
For Period Ending November 10
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Ian Williams, Notre Dame Hounds
1995 F Ian Williams (Wilcox SK) scored two goals and two assists in two games played last week, including a three point performance on Friday night against Kindersley when he factored in on all three of his team’s goals. This season, Williams has notched 3-goals and 9-assists in 12-games played.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: David Stumborg, Humboldt Broncos
1993 D David Stumborg (Humboldt SK) made an impact on the scoresheet in all three games he played last week, including a 1-goal, 1-assist performance on Saturday in a win at the Whitney Forum in Flin Flon. Stumborg is one of the SJHL’s top offensive rearguards and his numbers reflect that with 4-goals and 11-assists in 19-games.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Dalton Menke, Yorkton Terriers
1995 F Dalton Menke (Shamrock SK) helped the Terriers end their seven game road trip in fine style as he contributed two goals and two assists in two games played up in La Ronge. He had a three point effort in a 5-1 win over the Ice Wolves on Thursday and now has 2-goals and 2-assists in 14-games overall.
SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Kale Thomson, Yorkton Terriers
1993 G Kale Thomson (Yorkton SK) has been razor sharp as of late by allowing one goal or fewer in six of his last eight starts. He back to back games this past week in which he allowed just one goal each night and finished the week with a .962 SPCT and a pair of victories. Thomson is now second in the league with a 1.99-GAA for the season and boasts a SPCT of .932 to go along with a 10-5-and-1 overall ledger.
For Period Ending November 3
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tayler Balog, Nipawin Hawks
1994 F Tayler Balog (Weyburn SK) rides shotgun with Tad Kozun and, sometimes, out performs him. Last week, Balog notched two goals and four assists in three games played. He started the week with a goal and an assist in a victory over Flin Flon. He scored a goal in a road win up in La Ronge on Friday and then capped the week with three assists in a shootout win over Yorkton on Saturday. For the season, Balog ranks third in the SJHL with 7-goals and 14-assists in 16-games.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Spencer Trapp, Notre Dame Hounds
1995 D Spencer Trapp (Regina SK) has improved, seemingly, each week of the season and his best offensive showing came in the last seven days, when he contributed five assists in three games. He had three first assists in a game against Weyburn on Wednesday night and then added helpers again Saturday against Battlefords and Sunday in a home win over Kindersley. Trapp is yet to score this year, but he does have 7-assists in 13-games during his rookie year.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Travis Mayan, Melfort Mustangs
You can't penalize a guy for playing just one game. Travis Mayan (Rimbey AB) had his second game of the week postponed due to snow, but his first game was a big one as he fired four goals in a big 7-1 win at La Ronge. The Ice Wolves may have been more than happy to take a flyer on Mayan coming into their building again. Mayan is up to 7-goals and 7-assists in 11-games played and he's definitely a player to watch. Last year, the Midget AA scoring start played two games for Red Deer in the Heritage Junior Hockey League and rattled off four goals and six assists.
SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Isaiah Plett, Melville Millionaires
1993 G Isaiah Plett (Steinbach MB) backstopped his team to five of a possible six points (2-0-0-1) last week and sole possession of first place in the Viterra Division. Plett blocked 35-of-37 at Battlefords and then lost in a shootout one night later when he made 33-saves on 35-shots. He turned away 34-of-35 Friday night at home against Humboldt and is now 8-3-and-2, 2.50, .924 on the season.
(period ending October 27)
CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Austin Daae, Estevan Bruins
1993 F Austin Daae (Estevan SK) helped the Bruins complete a three game sweep on the road last week by contributing 2-goals and 4-assists in the three games played. Daae’s biggest output came on Tuesday in Nipawin when he picked up both of his markers and set-up a pair of others. One night later he collected two helpers in a win over the Melfort Mustangs. For the season, Daae has 6-goals and 10-assists in 13-games played.
DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Cody Pettapiece, Humboldt Broncos
1994 D Cody Pettapiece (Saskatoon SK) played an integral role in helping the Broncos get back on the winning track as he notched assists in three straight games last week, all Humboldt victories. He had a powerplay assists on the game’s only goal on Tuesday against Yorkton. On Friday, he assisted on his team’s first goal in what ended up being an overtime win in Kindersley. One night later, he had a powerplay assist on the game winner against the North Stars. This year, Pettapiece has accumulated 2-goals and 6-assists in 12-games .
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Landon Farrell, Melville Millionaires
1994 F Landon Farrell (Rochester MN) found himself on the team’s top line last week as the Mils have been battling the injury bug. Farrell hasn’t disappointed, however, as he picked up two goals and two assists in three games played. Late game heroics were the story for Farrell, who scored the game winner on Wednesday against Weyburn with under a minute to play in regulation. A powerplay goal with two and a half minutes left in regulation on Friday was the winner against Melfort. On Saturday, he had an assist on the winner with 41-seconds to go in the third. He has 5-goals and 5-assists in 11-games this year.
GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Kale Thomson, Yorkton Terriers
1993 G Kale Thomson (Yorkton SK) went 2-and-1 last week, with his only loss being a 1-0 decision in Humboldt. Thomson also shutout the hometown Battlefords North Stars on Saturday with a 40-save effort. He stopped 23-of-24 one night later in Kindersley to end the week with a 0.67-GAA and a .979-SPCT. To date, Thomson has been the busiest goaltender in the SJHL this year, playing 719-minutes. He has a flat 2.00-GAA and .928-SPCT to go with an 8-and-4 record.
CANALTA HOTELS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (period ending October 20)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Sebastien Beauregard, La Ronge Ice Wolves
1993 F Sebastien Beauregard (Bromont PQ) continued to score goals at breakneck speed over the last week, tallying six during a four game road trip. He notched two in a road win over Humboldt on Tuesday and then got a single one night later in Notre Dame. Over the weekend, he accounted for his team’s only score in a loss to Melville on Friday and then picked up two more on Saturday in a one goal defeat at the hands of the Yorkton Terriers. For the season, Beauregard has goals in nine of eleven games played and he leads the SJHL with 13-goals and 4-assists in 11-games played.
DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Kyle Schmidt, Battlefords North Stars
1993 D Kyle Schmidt (Waldheim SK) collected three assists in four games played last week as he rounds into form following a late start to the year due to injury. Schmidt set up his team’s first two goals on Wednesday night as they defeated the Melfort Mustangs. He also assisted on a goal in Sunday’s 4-3 loss at Humboldt. For the season, Schmidt has 1-goal and 5-assists in 7-games played.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Travis Mayan, Melfort Mustangs
1995 F Travis Mayan (Rimbey AB) is getting more and more accustomed to the Junior ‘A’ game with each passing day. Mayan picked up a goal and four assists in three games played last week and looks like he could be one of the more dangerous players in the league if given a bit more development time. Mayan had back to back two point games on Wednesday, at home, against Battlefords and on Thursday in Weyburn. He got an assist on Saturday in Estevan too and has been on the scoresheet in every game but one this season.
GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Jack Romaniuk, Melfort Mustangs
1994 G Jack Romaniuk (Melfort SK) backstopped his club to a pair of victories last week on the road as he made just his second and third appearances of the year. Thursday night, he overcame a tough start as the Mustangs fell behind early despite badly outshooting the Red Wings only to allow his club time to recover and post a win. He stopped 43-of-44 one night later in Estevan. For the year, Romaniuk is now 2-and-1, with a 2.35-GAA and a .934-SPCT.
CANALTA HOTELS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (Period ending October 13)
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Gio Bombini, Kindersley Klippers
1993 F Gio Bombini (Edmonton AB) collected two points in each of his team’s three road games over the last week as the Klippers improved to a league best 6-1-and-1. Bombini had a goal and an assist on the powerplay on Friday night in a win over La Ronge. He also had a goal and an assist in a shootout loss to Melfort one night later. On Sunday, he picked up a goal and also assisted on the tying score in the final minute of the third of an extra time win in Nipawin. For the season, he has 3-goals and 7-assists in 8-games.
DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: Chase Norrish, Yorkton Terriers
1993 D Chase Norrish (Strongfield SK) had three assists in three games played last week as the Terriers improved their regular season record to 6-and-3. He set up a pair of powerplay goals in Saturday’s road win over Melville. He also had an assist in Tuesday’s home win over Humboldt. For the season, he’s up to 2-goals and 6-assists in 9-games played. It was also announced last week that Chase and his twin brother Brady have accepted scholarships to RIT for next Fall (NCAA Div I).
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Nathan Morris, Weyburn Red Wings
1994 D Nathan Morris (Arvada CO) is a 19-year-old rookie, who is making an impact with the Red Wings in their rebuilding effort. Morris contributing 2-goals and 2-assists in 2-games played last week picking up two assists on Wednesday night in Melfort and then scoring a pair of goals the following night in La Ronge. It was the first four points for Morris this season over the course of 8-games played.
GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Isaiah Plett, Melville Millionaires
1993 G Isaiah Plett (Steinbach MB) got his first taste of the Yorkton-Melville rivalry over the weekend and acquitted himself just fine as he led the Mils to securing three of a possible four points. On Friday, he made 34-saves on 35-shots to get the win on the road. The very next night, he stopped 27-of-30 as the Terriers were only able to beat him on the powerplay (all three goals with man advantage). He lowers his season totals to 2.94-GAA and .905-SPCT.
Period ending October 6
SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Tad Kozun, Nipawin Hawks
1993 F Tad Kozun (Nipawin SK) fired four goals and two assists in three games played last week to assume the SJHL scoring lead. Kozun’s big night came on Friday in Humboldt when he collected two goals and four points in a victory against the Broncos. Despite a home ice loss the following night, Kozun still scored a pair.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK
Devon McMullen, Yorkton Terriers
1993 D Devon McMullen (Moosomin SK) has never eclipsed more than 20 points a season in his three full years in the SJHL, but he may better those totals this year as he’s producing at over a point per game through the first handful of contests. McMullen had two goals and one assist in a win over Battlefords on Friday night. He had an assist in a win over Weyburn on Saturday.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Austin Duzan, Humboldt Broncos
1995 F Austin Duzan (Saskatoon SK) made an impact in a pair of home games last week, unfortunately the Broncos fell short in both games. Duzan, nevertheless, did his part as he picked up a pair of goals against Nipawin on Friday and then scored one and set up another in Sunday’s loss to Estevan.
SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK
Devin Buffalo, Flin Flon Bombers
1993 G Devin Buffalo (Wetaskiwin AB) helped the Bombers get a split in their two games against Kindersley over the weekend. The Klippers, who have been firing on all cylinders, were slowed by Buffalo’s 38-save performance on Friday night in giving up just one goal. He finished the week with a 2.02 GAA and a .941 SPCT.
Period ending September 29
CANALTA HOTELS PLAYERS OF THE WEEK
PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Tanner Froese, Estevan
1993 F Tanner Froese (Estevan SK) has been on the scoresheet ever since opening night as he collected four goals and four assists through the first four games in which the Bruins were able to get, at least, one point in the standings in three of those four games. Froese's highlight game came on opening night when he factored in on every one of his team's goals (2-2-4) in a win at Melville.
DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK: David Stumborg, Humboldt
1993 D David Stumborg (Humboldt SK) is responding well to an even more prominent role with his hometown team this season. Stumborg collected two goals and three assists in the Broncos' first four games, three of which were victories. He saved his best game for Saturday night when he picked up two goals and one assist against visiting Melfort.
GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Tyrell King, Kindersley
1994 G Tyrell King (Eston SK) played a significant role in helping the Klippers get out of the gate to start the season quick. King won all three of his starts, including back to back victories over Battlefords to start the year and then another home win to close out the week against Melville to finish 3-0, 2.00, .930.
ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Rylan Parenteau, Weyburn
1996 G Rylan Parenteau (Saskatoon SK) ended up winning only one of his four starts, but he was a difference maker for the rebuilding Red Wings, helping his young teammates gain some confidence by shutting out the defending Canalta Cup champion Yorkton Terriers on opening night. Despite a difficult won-loss record of 1-and-3, Parenteau had a tidy 2.21-GAA and an impressive .938-SPCT.