Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League


By MikeStackhouse

CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK:  Macgregor Sinclair, Battlefords North Stars
1998 F Macgregor Sinclair (Irma AB) led the North Stars to a weekend sweep on the road in Yorkton and Melville by piling up seven points in a pair of wins.  On Friday, Sinclair had a goal and two assists in a 5-2 decision over the Terriers and then on Saturday, he upped his production to scoring a hat trick and four points in a 5-2 victory over Melville.  Sinclair was in on 70% of his team’s production in the two games and now has 18-goals and 28-assists in 39-games played this season. Runner-up: Ty Enns, Kindersley Klippers.

SJHL DEFENSEMAN OF THE WEEK:  Isaac Jackson, Flin Flon Bombers
1998 D Isaac Jackson (Warman SK) helped contribute to three straight Bomber victories this past week, all against tough inter-divisional foes.  On Saturday, Jackson helped set up the game winning goal to break a 4-4 tie against Melfort as the Bombers completed a weekend sweep of Melfort.  On Friday, Jackson scored a third period as part of a 5-3 win. Earlier in the week, the Bombers beat Nipawin 4-1 and Jackson had an assist in that game as well.  For the season, Jackson has 4-goals and 16-assists in 34-games. Runner-up: Cody Spagrud, Battlefords.

SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK:  Riley Kohonick, Notre Dame Hounds
2000 G Riley Kohonick (White City SK) picked up a shutout win and an overtime loss this past week as he solidified his hold on the number one netminding position with the Hounds. Kohonick turned away all 33-shots he faced on Friday night for his first shutout and then made 28-stops in the overtime defeat on Saturday; both games coming against the Estevan Bruins. Kohonick is 9-5-3-and-1 on the year with a 2.52-GAA and .921-SPCT. Runner-up: Justen Close, Kindersley.

DIRECTWEST SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:  Jacob Delorme, Flin Flon Bombers
2000 G Jacob Delorme (Drummondville PQ) backstopped the Bombers to a pair of wins against formidable competition this past week, starting with a 27-save effort against the league leading Nipawin Hawks as he allowed just one goal. He played again on Friday in Melfort and was good on 39-of-42 shots as the Bombers won 5-3. Delorme has played very well in limited action this season and has been exceptional in January by allowing just six goals over four starts. For the year, he’s 9-and-3 with a 2.87-GAA and .913-SPCT. Runner-up: Brodie Girod, Nipawin Hawks.