The Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week is Canmore Eagles defenceman Travis Verveda. The AJHL veteran scored 6 assists in 3 wins for the Eagles in the final three days before the holiday break.
Travis Verveda (Alix, AB) had two assists in a 6-1 win over the Grande Prairie Storm on December 15th, another assist in a 4-2 win over the Lloydminster Bobcats on December 16th, and 3 assists in a 6-4 win versus Drumheller on December 17th. Verveda assisted on the game-winning goal in two of the three victories.
Verveda, 20, is in his third AJHL season. He has already surpassed his career high single season point total with 25 points (5 goals, 20 assists) and is 6th in scoring among all AJHL defencemen. His current three-game point streak coincides with a three-game win streak for the Eagles.