3 Stars of the Week

by Michael Fynn

July 9, 2018

1. Liam Diebel - Swat. League scoring champion kept up the pace with 10 goals & 3 assists in the Swat's last 2 games. Liam becomes the 1st Saskatchewan player to win the Junior A scoring title. Well done Liam & the rest of the Swat for an outstanding regular season.

2. Myles Moffat - Mountaineers. Myles stepped up his last 4 games & delivered 10 goals & 10 assists during that frame to help the Mounties take 3 of their last 4. Myles is looking forward to maintaining that momentum for the playoffs, giving the Mounties a more balanced attack.

3. Brett McIntyre - Raiders. Brett didn't win the scoring race again this year, but led the league in goals with 41 in 14 games. Brett's contribution of 6 goals & 11 helpers was instrumental in the Raiders surge to 1st place winning their last 3 games to overtake the Swat.

The real season begins on July 13 at Max Bell where the Okotoks Raiders look to defend their league title against the vastly improved Edmonton Blues. Swat & Mounties face off for the other Minto berth starting on July 14 in Saskatoon.

Who will be our Minto representatives? Stay tuned for up to date news & stats.

June 28, 2018

1. Brett McIntyre-Okotoks Raiders. Brett fired 12 goals & added 4 assists in the Raiders last 3 games to move into the league lead with 35 tallies. 

2. Zach Gould-Saskatchewan Swat. Zach continues his strong play with 4 goals & 4 assists in the sweep over the Mounties over the weekend.

3. Jack Bruzell-Friesz-Okotoks Raiders. Jack had his best game as a rookie Raider goaltender, stopping 41 of 44 shots against arch rival Mounties in a tight race with the Swat for 1st overall.

June 20, 2018

1. Ben Foster - Calgary Mountaineers. Ben had a breakout game, 4 goals, 3 assists in the hard fought victory over the Raiders last Friday. Scored the winning goal with his fourth of the game with 2.31 remaining in the seesaw battle.

2. Maurice Kelly - Edmonton Blues. Maurice's 9 assists were the driving force of the Blues lopsided win over the Miners last Wednesday. Blues playmaker continues to improve with each game.

3. Zach Mantei - Okotoks Raiders. With 5 goals & 2 assists in a losing effort, Zach has bolted into the Top 10 league scorers. Consistent play has him moving up the stats ladder.

June 13, 2018

1. Levi Anderson - Okotoks Raiders. Raiders sniper notched 9 goals & added 14 assists to lead the Raiders to 3 straight wins in a crucial matchup weekend. The crafty veteran now sits 6th in league scoring with this latest outburst.

2. Liam Diebel - Saskatchewan Swat. The league scoring leader continues his torrid pace in the Swat's split over the weekend. Liam's 7 goals & 3 assists adds to league leading total of 57 points in 11 games, including league high 33 assists.

3. Zach Mantei - Okotoks Raiders. An emerging offensive force for the Raiders, Zach picked up 5 goals & 5 helpers in his 2 games this weekend. Gaining confidence with each game, Zach is showing signs of being a consistent scorer in the league.