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News for January 2020
Brooks Bandits Stay No. 1 in CJHL Top 20 Rankings
CALGARY, Alta. – Skating to a pair of tightly contested 2-1 home ice victories over the weekend sees the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) stay at No. 1 overall in the latest...

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AJHL Weekend Preview: January 24th - 26th
Photo Credit - Chad Goddard: With limited games left to play around the AJHL, the games are becoming more and more important for teams in the province of Alberta.  Despite it...

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RBC Community Ambassador: Chad MacLean, Lloydminster Bobcats
Photo Credit - Target Photography: Chad is always the first to sign up for any community initiative without asking the demands or length of time it may take to be at...

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Viterra Volunteer Profile: Cheryle Ames, Lloydminster Bobcats
The Alberta Junior Hockey League and Viterra are proud to recognize volunteers from each member team through the Viterra AJHL Volunteer Profile.   At the end of the regular season, one...

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Gamache Commits to Mankato Mavericks
(Spruce Grove, AB) - The Spruce Grove Saints proudly announce that rookie forward Graham Gamache has committed to the Minnesota State University Mavericks hockey program located in Mankato, Minnesota. The...

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CJHL Names Hernández Gongshow Gear 1st Star of the Month
CALGARY, Alta. – The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Randy Hernández, (F) of the Brooks Bandits (AJHL), the Buffalo Jr. Sabres Matteo Costantini (OJHL) and Luke Grainger from...

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Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Defensive Player of the Week
Photo Credit - Broken Curfew Photography: The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Marc Pasemko of the Okotoks Oilers.  In four games from January 13th – 19th, the Oiler...

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Brooks Bandits hold on to top spot in CJHL Top 20
Fellow AJHL-side Sherwood Park Crusaders slides up to No. 2 nationally CALGARY, Alta. – With another Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game in the books, and the third annual MJHL-SJHL Showcase...

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AJHL Weekend Preview: January 17th-19th
Photo Credit - Target Photography: With just over a dozen games left for all 15 AJHL teams, the games and the points matter more than ever as the push towards the...

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RBC Community Ambassador: Zach Bokenfohr, Calgary Canucks
Photo Credit - Dave Watling Photography: Zach is the Canucks’ leader on and off the ice.  He does numerous community events for the team and is always the first person to...

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Oil Barons welcome back Thibodeau as Head Coach and GM
Fort McMurray, AB (January 16, 2020) - The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are pleased to announce that Gord Thibodeau has re-joined the organization as the team's Head Coach and General...

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VIDEO: AJHL Leads Team West to 6-4 Win at CJHL Prospects Game
Five goals by AJHL players and Alex Young (Canmore Eagles) awarded Player of the Game   CALGARY, Alta. – Team West got a pair of goals, along with two assists, from Alex Young...

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Nightly Game Highlights
The AJHL is back!  Watch nightly highlights on the new AJHL YouTube channel to see how your favourite team is shaping up for the 2019-2020 AJHL Season!        ...

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Kinash Commits to Brown University
Drayton Valley, AB - The Drayton Valley Thunder are very excited to announce that forward Matthew Kinash has committed to Brown University (NCAA Div. 1) where he intends on studying...

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Oil Barons Part Ways with Bob Beatty
Fort McMurray, AB - The Fort McMurray Oil Barons have parted ways with Head Coach and General Manager Bob Beatty. "This decision was very difficult and wasn't made lightly," said Oil...

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Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Defensive Player of the Week
Photo Credit - Pro Sport Photography: 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...

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Grizzlys Announce Resignation of GM / Head Coach Joe Murphy
The Olds Grizzlys Junior A Hockey Club has announced the resignation of General Manager & Head Coach Joe Murphy effective immediately. The Grizzlys organization wish to thank Joe for all his...

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Savoie, Benning & Edwards Make NHL Central Scouting Midterm Rankings
NHL Central Scouting revealed its midterm rankings of the top North American and International skaters and goaltenders on Monday.   Sherwood Park Crusaders forward Carter Savoie, defenceman Michael Benning and Spruce...

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Brooks Bandits Start 2020 No. 1 in the CJHL Top 20
CALGARY, Alta. – On the eve of Tuesday’s Canadian Junior Hockey League Prospects Game in Hamilton, Ont., the CJHL’s initial Top 20 Rankings for 2020 features a familiar side slotted...

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VIDEO: Nine AJHL Players to Play in 2020 CJHL Prospects Game
Nine AJHL players have been selected to participate in the 2020 CJHL Prospects Game on January 14th.  Michael Benning, Ethan Edwards and Alex Young look ahead to the opportunity ahead...

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Cody and Chad Huseby Receive Commemorative Rings
The AJHL presented officials Cody and Chad Huseby with commemorative rings in recognition of their years of service as an AJHL official. Chad and Cody are twins that grew up and...

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AJHL Weekend Preview: January 10th-12th
We’ve reached deadline day around the junior hockey world, which means this past week has been a crazy one for General Managers and Coaches. The AJHL has already seen it’s fair...

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Trade Deadline Day
All CJHL teams must reduce their rosters to not more than twenty-three (23) players on January 10th, 2020.  The Trade Deadline is January 10th @ 4:30PM (MT). Trades will be announced...

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Dunn Commits to the University of Maine
Fort McMurray, AB – The Fort McMurray Oil Barons are thrilled to announce that 2001-born defenceman Kabore Dunn (Mill Bay, BC) has committed to the University of Maine Black Bears...

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RBC Community Ambassador: Connor Lyons, Canmore Eagles
Photo Credit - Pam Doyle Photography: Connor is a 'go-to' guy for the Eagles organization for any community event.  He always represents the team and himself in the highest manner. He...

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Viterra Cup Standings – December 2019
Brooks Bandits forward Randy Hernández leads the Viterra Cup standings as of December 31st, 2019.  The AJHL scoring leader has earned the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award ten...

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VIDEO: Sherwood Park Crusaders cruising through season
A team that hasn’t won a league champion ship in 44 years is creating a buzz in the junior hockey league. CTV’s Adam Cook has the story.   Watch Now
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Saints Announce CL 12 & PT 30 Memorial Game
(Spruce Grove, AB) – The Spruce Grove Saints and General Manager Rob Sklaruk are honored to announce the hosting of a memorial game in honor of former Saints and Humboldt...

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Canalta Hotels Player of the Week & AB Ford Defensive Player of the Week
The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is AJHL leading scorer Arjun Atwal of the Sherwood Park Crusaders.  In three games to kick start the New Year, Atwal added...

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Randy Hernández Named Alberta Ford Dealers Player of the Month
Brooks Bandits forward Randy Hernández is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Player of the Month for December 2019.  Hernández closed out 2019 on an 11-game point streak and leads the...

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AJHL Weekend Preview: January 3rd-5th
Photo Credit - Target Photography: A New Year always holds the same promise as ice recently visited by a Zamboni - before the 15 AJHL teams is an opportunity to close...

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Storm Hire Makin as New Assistant Coach
The Grande Prairie Storm are proud to announce the addition of Taylor Makin as the new Assistant Coach. Makin played for the Brooks Bandits during 2012-2013 winning a national championship.  Most...

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Brayden Morrison Commits To Wisconsin Badgers
Photo Credit - Chad Goddard: Okotoks, AB – The Okotoks Oilers of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are proud to announce that 2002 born forward Brayden Morrison (Calgary, Alberta) has...

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