Here are your SJHL Players of the Week for October 18th – 24th, 2021
SGEU MVP OF THE WEEK: Rayce Ramsay, Humboldt Broncos
The return of Rayce Ramsay from the WHL has been paramount for the Humboldt Broncos in jumping out to the league’s best winning percentage at the time of writing.
Ramsay is the first goaltender to reach double-digit victories, leads the SJHL in saves, minutes played, and wins, and is responsible for all 10 of the Broncos victories this season.
This week the Saskatoon product started all three games for the green and gold, picking up three straight wins over the La Ronge Ice Wolves on Wednesday and the Melfort Mustangs in a weekend set.
Weekly Stats: (3gp, 3-0-0-0, 6GA, 79/85, 1.95GAA, .929SV%)
Runner Up: Zak Smith, Flin Flon Bombers
RBC FORWARD OF THE WEEK: Logan Kurki, Humboldt Broncos
It was a goal-scoring clinic for the SJHL points leader this past week.
With just three goals through his first eight games, Kurki exploded for six goals and one assist in three games this week with the Broncos.
After picking up a goal and an assist on Wednesday vs La Ronge, then another goal on the road against the Mustangs, Kurki lit the lamp four times in a 5-2 win over the Mustangs on Saturday. It was his second four-goal outing of his SJHL career.
Kurki now leads all SJHL skaters with a 1.91 pts/gm ratio.
Weekly Stats: (3gp, 6g-1a-7pts, 4PIMS)
Runner Up: Jaxon Martens, Flin Flon Bombers
MAYFAIR DIAGNOSTICS SJHL DEFENCEMAN OF THE WEEK: Kian Calder, Estevan Bruins
What an acquisition for Jason Tatarnic and the Estevan Bruins.
Since making the trip from the MJHL’s Portage Terriers to the Bruins, all Calder has done is find his name all over the scoresheet.
The coming out party this week included five points in three games, including his first two career SJHL goals.
With now seven points in his first six SJHL games. There’s no doubting the impact the 2002 born blueliner will have towards Estevan’s Centennial Cup aspirations.
Weekly Stats (3gp, 2g-3a-5pts, 6PIMS)
Runner Up: Benji Rutkai, Weyburn Red Wings
SASKTEL SJHL GOALTENDER OF THE WEEK: Kael DePape, Yorkton Terriers
All indications in the early going of the season is that the Yorkton Terriers have found themselves a goaltender, and a good one to say the least.
The hometown product has every bit earned the starting role, as well as the trust from his coaches and teammates in just his rookie season.
The 2003 born netminder is 2nd in the league in GAA, 3rd in SV%, and is also responsible for all his teams wins, amassing a 5-3 record for the Terriers so far this season.
This past week it was more sparkling numbers, picking up back to back wins including his first career SJHL shutout in a 1-0 shootout victory over the Battlefords North Stars.
Weekly Stats: (2GP, 2-0-0-0, 1GA, 47/48, 0.48 GAA, .979 SV%)
Runner up: Matthew Pesenti, Kindersley Klippers
DIRECTWEST SJHL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK: Tylin Hilbig, Kindersley Klippers
Another hometown product helped his team pick up back-to-back wins with a strong performance this past week.
Hilbig, a 6’3 190lbs force on the Klippers forward unit picked up his first career SJHL multi-goal game in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Nipawin Hawks on Friday.
Although he was held off the scoresheet on Saturday, the Klippers full team effort led to a 3-0 shutout over the Hawks for their third straight victory on the season.
Hilbig now sits in 6th in the SJHL rookie scoring race with 11pts through 13 games.
Weekly Stats: (2gp, 2g-1a-3p 0PIMS)
Runner up: Antoine St. Onge, Estevan Bruins