The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is Alex Young of the Canmore Eagles. Young picked up 7 points (2G, 5A) in two games from September 30th ? October 6th.
Alex Young, 18, earned an assist on both Canmore goals in a 5-2 loss to the Sherwood Park Crusaders on Friday night. For the third time in his AJHL career, Young recorded a 5-point game and led the Eagles to a 6-4 victory over the Grande Prairie Storm on Sunday.
The third-year Eagles forward leads the team in scoring with 5 goals, 11 assists and 16 points. Young (Calgary, AB) is committed to Colgate University.
The Eagles will conclude a four-game homestand in Banff, AB on Friday night before returning to the Canmore Recreation Centre for their home opener.
Defenceman Michael Benning is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week. Benning added 5 points (2G, 3A) and extended his point streak to six games last week.