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Player Of The Week 2014-2015

Week 28 – Brad Bowles – Portage Terriers

Brad Bowles of the Portage Terriers has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

Bowles, 19, registered five points (2-3) in three games for the Terriers, who are playing Steinbach Pistons in the MJHL final.

Bowles, a native of Elkhorn, has been one of many Terriers who have excelled during the post season.

The runners up are Terriers’ Shawn Bowles (Brad’s twin brother) and 19 year old forward Denis Bosc of the Steinbach Pistons.

 Week 27 – Nick Deery – Steinbach Pistons

Steinbach Pistons’ standout goaltender Nick Deery has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week, ending April 5.

Deery, 20, was unbeatable in the net, posting a pair of shutout victories in leading the Pistons past Winnipeg Blues. Pistons now advance to the MJHL final against Portage Terriers ─ a best-of-seven series which opens Wednesday in Portage.

Deery, who hails from La Crosse, Wis., is hoping to earn the Pistons their second Turnbull Trophy in the last three years. After graduating the Pistons, Deery has committed to University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Dustin Loeppky of the Steinbach Pistons and 19 year old forward Brad Bowles of the Portage Terriers.

 Week 26 – Justin Laforest – Portage Terriers

For the 3rd time this season, Portage Terriers’ goaltender Justin Laforest has been named this week’s Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

Laforest, who hails from Carlton Place, Ontario had an 0.67 GAA, 2 shutouts and .971 save percentage. Terriers are currently up 3-0 in their best-of-seven series against Virden Oil Capitals.

The runners-up are 20 year old goaltender Nick Deery of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old forward Jordyn Boyd of the Portage Terriers.

Week 25 – Lucas Oliver – Virden Oil Capitals

Getting hot at the right time has earned forward Lucas Oliver of the Virden Oil Capitals this week’s Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week honour.

Oliver, 20, recorded five points (3-2) in three playoff games for the Oil Capitals, who now take on Portage Terriers in a best-of-seven, semi-final series.

The runners up are 19 year old goaltender Sean Kuehn of the Virden Oil Capitals and 19 year old forward Cam Whyte of the Winkler Flyers.

Week 24 – Justin Laforest – Portage Terriers

Portage Terriers continue their domination in the post-season, thanks in large part to their goaltender Justin Laforest, who has been named this week’s Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

Laforest, 19, posted a perfect 2-0 record (one shutout) in post-season play. The native of Carlton Place, Ont., had an incredible 0.50 GAA and .977 save percentage. Terriers are currently up 3-0 in their best-of-seven series against Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

The runners-up are 20 year old goaltender Nick Deery of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old forward Brett Brooks of the Winnipeg Blues.

Week 23 – Adam Wowryk – Selkirk Steelers

Getting hot in the playoffs has earned Adam Wowryk of the Selkirk Steelers this week’s Recycle EverywhereMJHL Player of the Week.

Wowryk, 18, went on an offensive blitz, recording 10 points (6-4) in three playoff games for the Steelers, who won their best-of-three ‘Survivor Series’ against OCN Blizzard.

Wowryk, who hails from Winnipeg, will now prepare to face Steinbach Pistons in a best-of-seven series which begins Wednesday in Steinbach.

The runners up are 20 year old goaltender Mitch Wiebe of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines and 18 year old forward Devin Muir of the OCN Blizzard.

Week 22 – Robert Briem – Waywayseecappo Wolverines

Robert Briem of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines has been named this week’s Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

The 19-year-old forward displayed his scoring prowess, recording seven points (3-4) in four games for the Wolverines, who are preparing for their upcoming best-of-three ‘Survivor Series’.

Briem, who hails from Cross Lake, sits second in the Wolves’ scoring race with 23 goals and 40 points in 54 games. He’s been particularly effective while on the powerplay, having scored 13 goals via the man advantage.

The runners up are 18 year old defenseman Brady Keeper of the OCN Blizzard and 20 year old goaltender Teagan Sacher of the Selkirk Steelers.

 Week 21 – Nick Deery – Steinbach Pistons

Thanks to an undefeated record last week, goaltender Nick Deery of the Steinbach Pistons has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

One of Deery’s three wins was a 2-1 victory over powerhouse Portage Terriers ─ only the third loss in regulation time for the Terriers.

Deery, 20, sported outstanding numbers during his three-win week ─ GAA of 1.33 and save percentage of .954. It’s been a whirlwind of good news for the product of La Crosse, Wis., who recently committed to University of Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs

The runners up are  20 year old goaltender Brian Archibald of the Winnipeg Blues and 19 year old forward Carter Johnson of the Swan Valley Stampeders.

Week 20 – Hayden Goderis – Steinbach Pistons

The Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 15 is 19 year old forward Hayden Goderis of the Steinbach Pistons (2 goals, 5 assists in 3 games played).  Goderis currently sits with 45 points – 17 goals and 28 assists in 51 games played.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Scott Rowswell of the Winnipeg Blues and 18 year old forward Scott Gall of the Winkler Flyers.

 Week 19 – Tristen Mullin – Swan Valley Stampeders

Tristen Mullin of the Swan Valley Stampders went on a scoring blitz last week, earning him the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week honour.

Mullin, 18, led all MJHL scorers with six goals and 11 points in four games for the Stamps. A highlight for Mullin and the Stampeders was a shoot-out win against the Portage Terriers, who are ranked the No. 1 team in the CJHL.

Mullin, a native of Cartwright, also sits atop the Stampeders’ points race with 18 goals and 39 points in 48 games.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Kamerin Nault of the Winnipeg Blues and 20 year old goaltender Dasan Sydora of the Winkler Flyers.

Week 18 – Mathieu Lapointe – Dauphin Kings

Dauphin Kings’ Mathieu Lapointe has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week honour.

Lapointe, 18, displayed his offensive skills with five points (2-3) in two games for the Kings, who split their two games last week.

Lapointe, who hails from Edmonton, is having an excellent season, sitting second in the Kings’ points race with 38 points (16-22) in 47 games.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Ben Williams of the Virden Oil Capitals and 17 year old forward Tyler Jeanson of the Portage Terriers.

Week 17 – Troy Martyniuk – Dauphin Kings

An undefeated record last week has earned goaltender Troy Martyniuk of the Dauphin Kings the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week honour.

The 17-year-old native of Winnipeg posted a 2-0 record, while posting an impressive GAA of 2.50. His save percentage was .935 in his two starts last week.

The runners up are  20 year old forward Zack Waldvogel of the Portage Terriers and 19 year old  forward Kamerin Nault of the Winnipeg Blues.

Week 16 – Nick Deery – Steinbach Pistons

It’s been quite the week for Steinbach Pistons’ goaltender Nick Deery, who has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

This honour comes on the heels of the recent announcement that Deery, 20, has committed to the Division I, University of Minnesota Duluth next season.

Deery, who hails from La Crosse, WI., was outstanding last week, reflecting in a perfect 3-0 record and stellar GAA of 1.33. His save percentage was equally impressive at .958.

The runners up 18 year old forward Devin Muir of the OCN Blizzard and 18 year old forward Adam Wowryk of the Selkirk Steelers.

Week 15 – Brody Claeys – OCN  Blizzard

Goaltender Brody Claeys of the OCN Blizzard has been named this week’s Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

Claeys, who hails from Ste. Rose, posted a 2-1 record for the Blizzard last week, boasting a GAA of 2.00 and save percentage of .945.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Shawn Bowles of the Portage Terriers and 19 year old forward Tristan Keck of the Winkler Flyers.

Week 14 – Justin Laforest – Portage Terriers

Portage Terriers’ goaltender Justin Laforest has been named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

Laforest, 19, posted a perfect 3-0 record, highlighted by a shutout effort. A native of Carleton Place, Ont., Laforest’s GAA was 1.33 during the three-game win streak. His save percentage was .952.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Jonah Wasylak of the Steinbach Pistons and 18 year old forward Scott Gall of the Winkler Flyers.

Week 13 – Graham Hunt – Swan Valley Stampeders

Thanks to a pair of flawless performances, Swan Valley Stampeders’ goaltender Graham Hunt has been named the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week.

Hunt, 19, posted back-to-back shutouts last week for the Stamps, who have 16 wins and 36 points in 34 games.

Hunt, who hails from Concord, MA. has been outstanding in the Stampeders’ net, recording wins in six of his last eight starts.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Zack Waldvogel of the Portage Terriers and 20 year old forward Brian MacKenzie of the Selkirk Steelers.

Week 12 – Teagan Sacher – Selkirk Steelers

Selkirk Steelers’ goaltender Teagan Sacher has been named the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week.

Sacher, 20, backstopped the Steelers’ to a pair of wins over the weekend, highlited with one shutout victory. The Winnipegger posted a sparkling GAA of 1.50 and .946 save percentage.

The runners up are 20 year old defenseman Tanner Jago of the Portage Terriers and 17 year old Portage Terrier forward Tyler Jeanson, who recently announced he had committed to Colgate University.

Week 11 – Carter Johnson – Swan Valley Stampeders

Carter Johnson, 19, of the Swan Valley Stampeders has been named the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week.

The 6-foot-3 centreman proved tough to handle for the opposition, scoring four goals and six points in two games last week. Johnson, who hails from Gimli, leads his club in points with 27 (11-17) in 30 games played.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Drake Lindsay of the Neepawa Natives and 19 year old forward Kamerin Nault of the Winnipeg Blues.

Week 10 – Jackson Keane – Winnipeg Blues

Jackson Keane is a chip off the old block. The son of three-time Stanley Cup winner Mike Keane, Jackson has established himself as solid junior hockey player, reflected in being named this week’sRecycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week.

Keane, 17, recorded five points (1-4) in two games for the defending champion Blues last week. The player of the week honour comes on the heels of several other hockey accolades ─ Keane will be one of five MJHL players attending the Canada West/World Junior A Challenge camp scheduled for Dec. 7-9 in Calgary.

Canada West will participate in the 2014 World Junior A Challenge, December 14 to 20 in Kindersley, Sk. Canada West will play in Group B, joined by Denmark and Russia, while Canada East, Switzerland and the United States will comprise Group A.

And last month Keane was also identified by Central Scouting as a potential pick in the 2015 NHL draft.

The runners up for the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week were 20 year old forward George Splichal of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines and 19 year old forward Drake Lindsay of the Neepawa Natives.

Week 9 – Sean Kuehn – Virden Oil Capitals

For the second week in a row, a player from the Virden Oil Capitals has been named the Recycle Everywhere-MJHL Player of the Week. Goaltender Sean Kuehn drew the nod after posting a perfect 3-0 record last week.

Kuehn, who hails from Flower Mound, TX, registered a sparkling save percentage of .941 and 2.67 GAA for the Oil Caps, who have 12 wins and 28 points after 26 games. Last week Kuehn’s teammate, Devan Schram, was named the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Cam Whyte of the Winkler Flyers and 19 year old defenseman Davis Ross of the Portage Terriers.

Week 8 – Devan Schram – Virden Oil Capitals

Devan Schram of the Virden Oil Capitals has been named this week’s Recycle Everywhere/MJHL Player of the Week.

The 19-year-old Winnipegger was hot offensively, reflected in seven points (2-5) in three games for the Oil Capitals, who earned five of a six possible points last week.

Oil Caps have nine wins and 22 points after 23 games.

The runners up are 19 year old forward Tyler Penner of the Steinbach Pistons and 19 year old goaltender Justin Laforest of the Portage Terriers.

Week 7 – Scott Parsons – Winnipeg Blues

Scott Parsons of the Winnipeg Blues has been named the Recycle Everywhere/MJHL Player of the Week.

The 19-year-old goaltender was close to flawless, reflected in a 2-0 record, one shutout and 1.00 GAA. Parsons, who hails from Fort Francis, Ont., also posted a sparkling save percentage of .956 for the Blues, who sit third in the MJHL with 13 wins and 31 points.

The runners up are 16 year old forward Dylan Thiessen of the Virden Oil Capitals and 19 year old forward Brad Bowles of the Portage Terriers.

Week 6 – Talor Joseph – Portage Terriers

Talor Joseph of the Portage Terriers has been named the MJHL Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week, ending November 2.

Joseph, 20, has been a key contributor to the Terriers’ strong start this season, earning the club recent back-to-back No. 1 status in the Canadian Junior Hockey League rankings. Joseph, who hails from Sherwood Park, Ab., was outstanding last week reflected in a 2-1 record, outstanding GAA of 0.67 and .975 save percentage. He was also named the MGEU MJHL Goaltender of the Month in October.

The runners up were a pair of other goaltenders ─ Nick Deery, 20, of the Steinbach Pistons and Mitch Wiebe, 20, of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

Week 5 – Drake Lindsay – Neepawa Natives

Drake Lindsay of the Neepawa Natives has been named the MJHL Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week, ending October 26.

Lindsay, who hails from Grosse Isle, Mb., recorded seven points (3-4) in four games last week ─ leading all MJHL scorers for the week.

Lindsay, 19, sits atop the Natives’ scoring race with six goals and 17 points in 15 games.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Colin Baudry of the Steinbach Pistons and 20 year old goaltender Dasan Sydora of the Winkler Flyers.

Week 4 – Cameron Whyte – Winkler Flyers

Cameron Whyte of the Winkler Flyers has been named the MJHL Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week, ending October 19.

Whyte, 19, recorded eight points (5-3) in four games for the Flyers, who sit second in the MJHL with nine wins and 22 points.

The runners up are 17 year old goaltender Hayden Dola of the Selkirk Steelers and 19 year old forward Carter Johnson of the Swan Valley Stampeders.

Week 3 – Jordyn Boyd – Portage Terriers

The Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 12 is 20 year old forward Jordyn Boyd of the Portage Terriers (6 goals, 1 assist in 4 games played). The runners up are 18 year old defenseman Kevin Pochuk of the Virden Oil Capitals and 19 year old forward Johl Swedlo of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

Week 2 – Justin Derlago – Selkirk Steelers

Justin Derlago of the Selkirk Steelers has been named the MJHL Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week, ending October 5.

Derlago, 20, scored five goals and recorded eight points in total over a three-game span. The native of East St. Paul couldn’t have picked a better time to excel, with dozens of university and college scouts watching during the 11th annual Old Dutch/MJHL Showcase weekend staged at Winnipeg’s MTS IcePlex.

The runners up are 17 year old forward Tyler Jeanson of the Portage Terriers and 18 year old forward Jake Dudar of the Virden Oil Capitals.

Week 1 – Grant Valiquette – OCN Blizzard

Grant Valiquette of the OCN Blizzard has begun the new season off with a scoring bang, reflected in being named the MJHL Recycle Everywhere Player of the Week.

Valiquette, 20, pulled the trigger on five goals, recording nine points in total over three games. The product of Dryden will be in Winnipeg this weekend when the Blizzard participate in the annual MJHL/Old Dutch Showcase Weekend at the MTS IcePlex. (Complete schedule can be found on the MJHL website.)

The runners up are 19 year old forward Scott Rowswell of the Winnipeg Blues and 19 year old forward Shawn Pachet of the Winkler Flyers.