SUPERIOR INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
SIJHL MEDIA UPDATE
Release Date: Monday, Dec. 19, 2016
Photo credit: Michael Christianson, Dryden Observer
Dryden’s Allkins named SIJHL – Play It Again Sports player of the week
THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Dryden GM Ice Dogs forward Braeden Allkins has been named its final Play It Again Sports player of the week recipient for 2016 for the period ending Dec. 18.
In four games last week Allkins amassed 11 points in all helping Dryden win all of them and move back into first place in the overall league standings.
The 20-year-old Golden, B.C., product tallied six times and assisted on five others in that span for the GM Ice Dogs to aid in their four victories.
Allkins currently leads all SIJHL skaters in offensive production with 46 points in 30 outings with 23 tallies and as many helpers.
Also earning consideration for Play It Again Sports player of the week honours were the following:
Jared Virtanen, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Ryan Buttazzoni, (G) Thief River Falls Norskies; Isaiah Olschewske (D) Minnesota Iron Rangers; Brendan Gillis, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars and Sidney Gladue, (F) English River Miners.
The Play It Again Sports player of the week returns in January when the second half of the SIJHL season gets underway.
SIJHL – Play It Again Sports players of the week
Week 1: Eric Stout, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 2: Nicholas Nigro, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 3: Sidney Gladue, (F) English River Miners
Week 4: Cory Dennis, (D) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 5: Spencer Eschyschyn, (G) English River Miners
Week 6: Austin Kuhn, (F) English River Miners
Week 7: Brad Arabia, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 8: Brandon Zajicek, (D) Fort Frances Lakers
Week 9: Nic Noseworthy, (D) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 10: Keaton Huot, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 11: Brad Arabia, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 12: Ryan Walsh, (D) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 13: Braeden Allkins, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs