Category «AJHL»

Player Profile: Alex Young

Name: Alex Young Team: Canmore Eagles (AJHL) Position: Center Date of Birth: March 22nd, 2001 Hometown: Calgary, Alberta Height/Weight: 5’10 164 lbs Hand: Right WHL Draft: 168th Overall in 2016 – Everett Silvertips (Unsigned) College Commitment: Colgate University (2020-21) *Eligible for the 2019 NHL Draft* Areas of Strength Vision Scoring Ability Hands Speed Areas of …

Five AJHLers Ranked in the NHL Central Scouting Rankings

Since the 2017 NHL Entry Draft, the Alberta Junior Hockey league has had five players selected including two first round picks in back-to-back years in Cale Makar (4th overall Colorado Avalanche) and Jacob Bernard-Docker (23rd overall Ottawa Senators). Ian Mitchell (Chicago Blackhawks) Parker Foo (Chicago Blackhawks), and Austin Wong (Winnipeg Jets) are the other three …

Mackenzie Harden moves to AJHL Champs

The Spruce Grove Saints announced via Twitter that Mackenzie Harden (99) had joined the organization from the Whitecourt Wolverines in exchange for a Player Development Fee and future considerations. Harden, now on his third AJHL club after joining the Wolverines from the Drayton Valley Thunder back in October 2017, was having a fantastic year in …

The Lush Effect

  There’s a saying the AJHL “there is no easy win in this league”. In reality, when the top teams go up against the bottom feeders it’s inevitable who’s going to come away with the two points. For the majority of this season, the Drayton Valley Thunder have been one of those teams that were …

AJHL Preview: Drayton Valley Thunder

  2017/18 Record: 17-40-3 (8rd in the North Division) Leading Scorer: Vincent Beaudry – 61 Most Goals: Trevor Ayre – 24 Most Assists: Vincent Beaudry – 41 Offseason Movement In: James Orban (Alberni Valley Bulldogs) Bradley Ong  (Alberni Valley Bulldogs), Jeremy Klessens  (Olds Grizzlys), Zach Aston (Bonnyville Pontiacs), Tanner Foster (Whitecourt Wolverines), Tanner Hopps (Penticton Vees), Trent Campbell (Sherwood Park Crusaders), …

AJHL Preview: Drumheller Dragons

2017/18 Record: 33-22-5 (3rd in the South Division) Leading Scorer: Jordan Taupert – 74 Most Goals: Jordan Taupert – 30 Most Assists: Jordan Taupert – 44 Offseason Movement In: Brendon Borbely (Kindersley Klippers)*, Robert Michetti (Kindersley Klippers), Aiden Yakimchuk (Sherwood Park Crusaders), Josh Brindza (Sherwood Park Crusaders). Out: Clay Keeley (Kindersley Klippers), Nate Keeley (Kindersley …

AJHL Preview: Fort McMurray Oil Barons

photo via: fortmcmurrayoilbarons.ca 2017/18 Record: 42-13-5 (2nd in the North Division) Leading Scorer: Will Conley – 80 Most Goals: Will Conley – 48 Most Assists: Curtis Roach – 36 Offseason Movement In: Sean McCloskey (Chilliwack Bruins), Kole Gable (Swift Current Broncos), Brendan Stafford (Sherwood Park Crusaders). Out: Owen Reith (Canmore Eagles), JC Thivierge (UOIT Ridgebacks), Curtis Roach (NAIT Ooks), Coy Prevost …

AJHL Preview: Calgary Mustangs

photo via calgarymustangs.ca 2017/18 Record: 24-29-7 (5th in the South Division) Leading Scorer: Joseph Karpyshyn – 53 Most Goals: Daniel Rybarik – 28 Most Assists: Ryley Smith – 28 Offseason Movement In: Reece Soukoroff (Okotoks Oilers), Louis Jamernik (Brooks Bandits)*, Ben Howard (Okotoks Oilers), Cole Basnett (Okotoks Oilers), Andres Bridgewater (Calgary Royals MAAA), Riley Bodnarchuk …