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Drumheller Dragons forward Brady Risk is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week. The 20 year-old alternate captain scored 4 goals and 5 points in two wins for the Dragons over the weekend.
Brady Risk (Medicine Hat, AB) scored a goal and added an assist versus the Kodiaks on Saturday, January 11th as the Dragons defeated their divisional rival 5-4 in Camrose. Risk picked up his seventh Viterra AHL Star of the Game award on Sunday afternoon when he scored his second hat trick of the season in a 6-1 win over the traveling Fort McMurray Oil Barons.
The fourth year Dragon is second in team scoring with 45 points (23G, 22A) and is averaging 1.1 points per game. Brady is committed to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks Nanooks for the 2020-21 season.
The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is Jordan Di Cicco of the Brooks Bandits. The 20 year-old defenceman recorded 4 points in two South Division wins from January 6th – 12th.
On Friday night, Jordan earned his first Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in a 6-1 win over Olds. He scored a goal and 2 assists in the Bandit victory. Di Cicco scored his fourth goal of the season on Saturday night as the Bandits shut down the Canucks 8-0.
Despite missing 17 games due to injury, Di Cicco sits seventh in D-Man Scoring with 24 points (4G, 20A) in 25 games.
The Brooks Bandits hold top spot in the AJHL Standings with a record of 38-3-1 and remain ranked at #1 in the CJHL Top 20 Weekly Rankings.
Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:
• September 13-15, 2019 - Cody Laskosky, Camrose Kodiaks
• September 16-22, 2019 - Arjun Atwal, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• September 23-29, 2019 - Carter Savoie, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• September 30-October 6, 2019 - Alex Young, Canmore Eagles
• October 7-13, 2019 - Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
• October 14-20, 2019 - Connor Lyons, Canmore Eagles
• October 21-27, 2019 - Zafir Rawji, Olds Grizzlys
• October 28 - November 3, 2019: Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
• November 4-10, 2019: Jakob Lee, Brooks Bandits
• November 11-17, 2019: Jack Works, Okotoks Oilers
• November 18-24, 2019: Alex Young, Canmore Eagles
• November 25-December 1, 2019: Eric Martin, Drumheller Dragons
• December 2-8, 2019: Graham Gamache, Spruce Grove Saints
• December 9-15, 2019: Scott Truman, Drumheller Dragons
• December 16-22, 2019 - Randy Hernández, Brooks Bandits
• December 28-January 5, 2020: Arjun Atwal, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• January 6-12, 2020: Brady Risk, Drumheller Dragons
Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:
• September 13-15, 2019 - Matt Davis, Spruce Grove Saints
• September 16-22, 2019 - Kaeden Lane, Grande Prairie Storm
• September 23-29, 2019 - Easton Hesse, Bonnyville Pontiacs
• September 30-October 6, 2019 - Michael Benning, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• October 7-13, 2019 - Tim Rego, Brooks Bandits
• October 14-20, 2019 - Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
• October 21-27, 2019 - Kabore Dunn, Fort McMurray Oil Barons
• October 28 - November 3, 2019: Carter Gylander, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• November 4-10, 2019: Ashton Abel, Okotoks Oilers
• November 11-17, 2019: Eric Ward, Drayton Valley Thunder
• November 18-24, 2019: Ethan Edwards, Spruce Grove Saints
• November 25-December 1, 2019: Jeremy Gervais, Bonnyville Pontiacs
• December 2-8, 2019: Pierce Charleson, Brooks Bandits
• December 9-15, 2019: Easton Hesse, Bonnyville Pontiacs
• December 16-22, 2019 - Michael Benning, Sherwood Park Crusaders
• December 28-January 5, 2020: Eric Ward, Drayton Valley Thunder
• January 6-12, 2020: Jordan Di Cicco. Brooks Bandits
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