Portage Terriers’ Waldvogel named RBC Player of Month

Zack Waldvogel of the Portage Terriers has been named December’s RBC Player of the Month.

Waldvogel, 20, was outstanding offensively reflected in 17 points (5-12) in nine games for the Terriers, who repeatedly have been ranked No. 1 in the CJHL this season. The Terrier veteran, who hails from Portage, also sits atop his club points race with 20 goals and 52 points in 41 games.

The runners up are 20 year old forward Soren Frederiksen of the Virden Oil Capitals and 19 year old forward Tyler Penner of the Steinbach Pistons.

Sher-Wood Hockey Defenseman of the Month

Jordan Greig of the Virden Oil Capitals is a mainstay on the blueline for the club, earning him December’s Sher-Wood D-Man of the month  honours.

The native of Souris plays a solid defensive style, in addition to an offensive flare ─ eight points (1-7) in nine games last month.

The runners up are 20 year old Tanner Jago of the Portage Terriers and 20 year old Landon Cross of the Steinbach Pistons.

MGEU Goaltender of the Month

Graham Hunt continues to show why he’s regarded as one of the best goaltenders in the MJHL. The native of Concord, MA., was outstanding in December, posting three shutouts, enroute to four wins in five starts. His stats were mind boggling over that span: 1.20 GAA and .962 save percentage.

The runners up are 20 year old Teagan Sacher of the Selkirk Steelers and 19 year old Justin Laforest of the Portage Terriers.

 IBAM Rookie of the Month

The IBAM Rookie of the Month is Rylee Zimmer of the Waywayseecappo Wolverines.

The 17-year-old forward tallied eight points (3-5) in five games for the Wolves. A native of Russell, Zimmer is considered one of the bright stars of the future in the MJHL.

The runners up are 16 year old forward Dylan Thiessen of the Virden Oil Capitals and 18 year old forward Rylan Freed of the Dauphin Kings.