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The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Marc Pasemko of the Okotoks Oilers. In four games from January 13th – 19th, the Oiler forward recorded 10 points (2G, 8A) and led his team to four consecutive wins.
Pasemko (Edmonton, AB) and the Oilers opened the week with an 8-1 victory over the Calgary Canucks on Tuesday, January 14th before heading North for a three-game toad trip. Marc scored his fourth game winner of the season and added 4 assists in the win while recording a career high five-point game.
The Oilers began their Northern swing on Friday in Fort McMurray with a 3-1 win and Pasemko tallying one assist. The trip continued to Bonnyville where he would score his 21st of the season and add an assist on the overtime winner in a 7-6 triumph. On Sunday, Okotoks closed the weekend in Lloydminster with a 5-3 win and two more assists for Pasemko. The 20 year-old forward also picked up his fifth Vietrra AJHL Star of the Game award in the win.
The third-year Oiler forward is 12th in the AJHL Scoring Race with 61 points (21G, 40A). He has recorded a point in eleven of the last twelve games and has already far surpassed his point total from last season (46 points).
The Okotoks Oilers have compiled an eight-game win streak and sit second in the Viterra AJHL South Division at 36-6-3, just two-points back of the league leading Brooks Bandits at 38-5-1
Drumheller Dragons goaltender Daniel Allin is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week. The 19 year-old returned to the Dragons and posted two back to back shutouts last week.
Daniel Allin (Edmonton, AB) turned away 33 shots on goal to blank the Canmore Eagles 5-0 on Tuesday, January 14th. He followed up his performance with an 8-0 shutout and 19 saves on Friday night versus the Calgary Canucks. Allin was awarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game in both wins.
Allin is committed to the University of Alaska-Fairbanks and started the 2019-20 season with the Tr-City Storm of the USHL. He played in 20 games for the Drumheller Dragons in the 2018-19 season.
The Dragons are enjoying a five-game win streak and hold third spot in the Viterra AJHL South Division with a record of 16-15-3.
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