Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League


CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK:  Quintin Loon-Stewardson, Battlefords North Stars
2000 F Quintin Loon-Stewardson (Sioux Lookout ON) ripped four goals and one assist in what ended up being three more Battlefords victories this past week.  Loon-Stewardson potted two in the third period and also set up another in a 3-0 win over Humboldt on Tuesday. He scored two more in a 5-1 decision over Nipawin on Saturday to give him 17 on the year to go with 12-assists in 23-games played.  Runner-up: Luke Spadafora, Melville.

1999 D Joseph Santalucia (Burnaby BC) hit the scoresheet in all three games played this past week in what amounted to three straight Notre Dame wins, two of which ended up in shutouts as the Hound defense played well in front of their goaltenders.  Santalucia had one assist in a 5-4 shootout loss to Estevan to kick off the week and then had assists on both goals in a 2-0 win over Melville on Friday. He scored an empty netter to cap a 3-0 victory over Weyburn, in Moosomin, on Saturday and he now has 1-goal and 4-assists in 10-games played on the year.  Runner-up: Alex Rondeau, Melfort.

SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK:  Berk Berkeliev, Melville Millionaires
2000 G Berk Berkeliev (Calgary AB) returned from a lengthy injury layoff and gave his team a much needed boost by turning away 76-of-78 shots.  Berkeliev, who saw his first action in almost two months on Friday night, gave up just one goal in a 2-0 defeat to Notre Dame on Friday and then allowed just one on Saturday in a 5-1 win over Estevan.  The Mils have missed Berkeliev greatly, going 4-12-2-and-1 in his absence. For his part, Berkeliev is 2-1-0-and-1 with a 1.79-GAA and .952-SPCT. Runner-up: Ryan Ouellette, Yorkton.

DIRECTWEST SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:  Aaron Greyeyes, La Ronge Ice Wolves
2001 F Aaron Greyeyes (Muskeg First Nation SK) scored 3-goals and 1-assist in a two game weekend sweep over the Kindersley Klippers to help the Ice Wolves get back to the .500 mark and further solidify their hold on a playoff spot.  Greyeyes set-up a goal in the first and then assisted on the empty netter in a 3-1 win on Friday. He followed that up by scoring the book-end goals in a 7-2 decision on Saturday. He’s on a run that has him with 4-goals and 3-assists in his last 4-games and 8-goals and 5-assists in 19-games overall.  Runner-up: Griffin Asham-Moroz, Estevan.