For period ending March 4th
RBC SJHL PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Brett Boehm, Yorkton Terriers
1994 F Brett Boehm (Martensville SK) had points in eleven of thirteen games during the last month and finished with 11-goals and 12-assists overall. His run included a four game stretch in mid-February where he had 13-points. He ends the regular season on a seven game point scoring streak and for the season ends up with 31-goals and 35-assists in 48-games played.
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH: Kale Thomson, Yorkton Terriers
1993 G Kale Thomson (Yorkton SK) may have saved his best for last in the regular season as he was scorching hot down the stretch, going 9-1-and-1 with two shutouts and a 1.72-GAA as well as a .944-SPCT. Thomson also set an SJHL single season with eight shutouts and ended up with a 1.89-GAA overall and a league leading 31-wins. His save percentage was a sparkling .934.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE MONTH: Chase Norrish, Yorkton Terriers
1993 D Chase Norrish (Strongfield SK) had a consecutive point scoring streak of twelve games snapped at the end of the regular season, but still finished with 5-goals and 16-assists in just 13-games during the time period. Norrish had a goal and six assists during a three game home stand in late February and he winds up leading the league in offense amongst defensemen, with 9-goals and 36-assists in 56-games.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH: Ryland Pashovitz, Humboldt Broncos
1995 G Ryland Pashovitz (Saskatoon SK) set a single season SJHL record with a 1.60-goals against average in his first year as a junior. He ended that first season on a high note, going 5-and-3 with a 2.13-GAA and .923-SPCT to go along with one shutout. On the season, Pashovitz also ended up leading the league with a .948-SPCT and posted an 18-8-and-3 record in addition to having five shutouts. Unofficially, five shutouts in a season is an SJHL rookie record.
For period of December 22-January 27
RBC PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Austin Daae, Estevan Bruins
1993 F Austin Daae (Estevan SK) wins for the second month in a row after he compiled 5-goals and 11-assists in 10-games played to maintain his lead atop the SJHL scoring parade. Daae had multiple point games in four of his first to start the month and was on the score sheet in nine of ten overall. On the season, Daae has 26-goals and 32-assists in 45-games, which is six more than Nipawin’s Tad Kozun.
SASKTEL GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH: Michael Gudmandson, Battlefords North Stars
1993 G Michael Gudmandson (Sherwood Park AB) won all seven starts during the month as the Stars begin February riding a twelve game win streak. Gudmandson also had two shutouts in his seven wins and posted a microscopic 1.27-GAA and a sky high .960-SPCT in what has been the year of the goalie in the SJHL. He enters this week with a 1.52-GAA for the season and a ..954-SPCT to go along with a 15-and-2 won-loss record.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE MONTH: Zach Douglas, Estevan Bruins
1995 D Zach Douglas (McTaggert SK) has enjoyed a breakout season in his second SJHL campaign and he racked up ten assists in ten games played over the last month, getting nine of those points in the last two weeks. He ended the month with a six game scoring streak and has a total of 0-goals and 18-assists in 45-games played overall all the while assuming more and more of a prominent role on the Bruins as the season wears along.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH: Kris Spriggs, Nipawin Hawks
1995 F Kris Spriggs (Edmonton AB) made the most of being moved up to the top line for the Nipawin Hawks as he picked up 5-goals and 5-assists in 11-games played to pace the club after Christmas. Spriggs did the bulk of his damage during a three game homestand from January 14-21 when he compiled 4-goals and 4-assists. He has 7-goals and 8-assists in 36-games on the year.
(November 25-December 21)
RBC PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Austin Daae, Estevan
1993 F Austin Daae (Estevan SK) used the last month to get himself back into contention for the SJHL scoring crown as he compiled 9-goals and 6-assists in 12-games played. He had a hat trick on November 29th against La Ronge and then put up a three point game again on December 7th in Flin Flon. He ended the month with a two-goal game against Notre Dame on December 20th. For the season, Daae has 21-goals and 18-assists in 33-games, placing him one point behind scoring leader Tad Kozun.
SASKTEL GOALIE OF THE MONTH: Ryland Pashovitz, Humboldt
1995 G Ryland Pashovitz (Saskatoon SK) has had a dream rookie season and this past month may have been his best yet as he won four starts and suffered a pair of shootout losses, all the while keeping his goals against average under 1 (0.97). His save percentage ended up being .968 and he also had a shutout. Pashovitz has yet to lose in regulation this season (11-0-3) and leads the league in goals against average (1.18) and SPCT (.961). The first year player is on track to break SJHL season records in both goals against average and save percentage.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH: Landon Farrell, Melville
1994 F Landon Farrell (Rochester MN) has made the necessary adjustments this season to emerge as one of the top first year players as the league hits the second half of the season. Farrell, who has assumed a spot on Melville's top line, scored 3-goals and 10-assists in 10-games played during the latest monthly period. He was a model of consistentcy, recording points in nine of the ten games he played and he ended the month with 7-assists in his final 4-games. Farrell now has 9-goals and 16-assists in 28-games overall.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE MONTH: Dillon Forbes, Battlefords
1993 D Dillon Forbes (Battleford SK) got his month off like a house on fire as he collected points in four straight games (4-1-5-6) and finished the period with 2-goals and 8-assists in 10-games played. For the season, Forbes has 3-goals and 14-assists in 33-games; but more importantly, he is utilizing his big physical frame to shield away opposing forwards and using his strength to wear down players who like to go to the net.
(for period October 21 - November 24)
RBC PLAYER OF THE MONTH: Tad Kozun, Nipawin Hawks
1993 F Tad Kozun (Nipawin SK) fired an incredible 15-goals and 5-assists in 13-games played over the last month. His accomplishments are all the more impressive when you factor in the low goal scoring totals that have blanketed the entire SJHL this season. No other performer had more than 8 goals in the last month. He had six multi-goal games, including a hat trick against La Ronge on November 23rd. He's threatening to run away with the SJHL scoring title, sitting with 25-goals and 12-assists in 24-games as of the ending time period for this award.
SASKTEL GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH: Kale Thomson, Yorkton Terriers
1993 G Kale Thomson (Yorkton SK) was spectacular as the Terrier workhorse this month, compiling a 7-2-and-2 record and one shutout. He posted a 1.51-GAA for the month and a sparkling .950-SPCT. The performance is all the more impressive when you consider his first six starts this month were on the road. He was beaten three times in a game only twice and has allowed more than three ni a game just once all season. Thomson, the SJHL's most used goalie of the season, ends the period with a regular season record of 13-5-and-2, a 1.93-GAA, and a SPCT of .932.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE MONTH: Ryan Cooper, Weyburn Red Wings
1993 D Ryan Cooper (New Westminster BC) accepted an on-ice leadership role with the rebuilding Red Wings this past month and posted 3-goals and 7-assists in 12-games played. He finished the month with points in six of his last eight and he bolstered his totals with a two game performance in early November when he recorded five points. Cooper, this season, has played 22-games and has 3-goals and 13-assists. (NOTE: Cooper was traded to the Dauphin Kings of the MJHL this week.)
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH: Ryland Pashovitz, Humboldt Broncos
1995 G Ryland Pashovitz (Saskatoon SK) is capitalizing on this being a year of reduced scoring in the SJHL. Very few goalies, let alone rookies, have been better than Pashovitz this season as he went on a blitz this month that saw him go 4-0-0-and-1 with a pair of shutouts, a 1.28-GAA and a .957-SPCT. He gave up only eight goals all month with shoutouts against Yorkton on October 22nd and Flin Flon November 9th. Overall at the time of the award, he's 6-0-and-1, 1.34, .956.
RBC SJHL PLAYER OF THE MONTH (for period ending October 21)
Sebastien Beauregard, La Ronge Ice Wolves
1993 F Sebastien Beauregard (Bromont PQ) led the Ice Wolves to a red hot start to begin the season, ripping off 13-goals and 4-assists in 11-games played. He had a hat trick as well as two other multi-goal games and scored, at least, once in every game but two during the month. He had, at least, a point in ten of the eleven games he played.
SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE MONTH
Chase Norrish, Yorkton Terriers
1993 D Chase Norrish (Strongfield SK) capped his month with a scholarship to RIT and also contributed 3-goals and 7-assists in 11-games played. His best offensive showing came on October 12th when he had a hand in three of his team’s goals against Melville. He also had a stretch during the month when he had, at least, a point in six of seven games.
SJHL ROOKIE OF THE MONTH
Rylan Parenteau, Weyburn Red Wings
1996 G Rylan Parenteau (Saskatoon SK) started his SJHL career like a house on fire as he shut out the Yorkton Terriers in his first start and then went on to post a 4-and-6 record to go with a stellar 2.71-GAA and .932-SPCT. Playing behind a young team, Parenteau has seen, a minimum, of 36 shots a game through eight of his first ten starts.
SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE MONTH
Tyrell King, Kindersley Klippers
1994 G Tyrell King (Eston SK) ripped off a 7-1-0-and-1 record as well as a 2.11-GAA and. 935-SPCT to begin the season in leading the Klippers to the top of the standings. King didn’t give up more than three goals in any one start and maybe saved his best for his last game of the time period on October 19th when he blocked 38 of 39 against the Battlefords North Stars.