SIJHL Player of  Week 8
Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin

Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin  Lake Superior News
#LSN_Sports  #LSN_SIJHL Ben Erwin

THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – November 12, 2019  (LSN) The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Thunder Bay North Stars forward Ben Erwin has been named its  Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 11.

In two games last week the 19-year-old Thunder Bay product notched a league-best seven goals and chipped in with three assists in a pair of North Stars victories vs. Minnesota.

Erwin tallied four times in a home ice triumph against the Iron Rangers Wednesday then tacked on three more in Hoyt Lakes Saturday.

He enters play this week fourth in the SIJHL in goals with 13 and sits tied for eighth in overall scoring with 20 points.

Also earning consideration for player of the week honours was Owen Lee, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Morgan Venne, (F) Red Lake Miners; Alec Daman, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Cameron Coutre, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; and Christian Ward, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers.

SIJHL – Play It Again Sports players of the week

Week 1:
Keighan Gerrie, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 2: Brock Aiken, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 3: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 4: Kyle Auger, (D) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 5: Nick Corneliusen, (G) Minnesota Iron Rangers
Week 6: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 7: Fletcher Bolda, (G) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 8: Ben Erwin, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars


CJHL announces its latest Top 20 rankings
Brooks Bandits (AJHL) remain No. 1 in 133-team CJHL

CJHLl Top 20 regular season rankings for 2018-19  Lake Superior News

CALGARY, Alta. – November 12, , 2018  (LSN)  As we near mid-November the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) continue to impress as they continue to hold down the No. 1 slot in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 weekly rankings, released Monday.

Brooks is 19-2 on the season and have won five straight and are 18-1 since a season-opening setback.

In moving to No. 2 nationally, the Oakville Blades (OJHL) boast a 19-2-1-1record and are a solid 12-1-1-1 in their past 15 outings.

The Brockville Braves (CCHL) are playing well over .800 hockey in keeping their No. 3 ranking while having gone 18-4-0-0 to date.

With a 19-3-0-3 mark, the North York Rangers (OJHL) also remain among the nation’s elite at No. 4 while the No. 5 Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) have soared to a 14-1-1 start to the 2018-19 campaign.

The weekly CJHL listings are compiled by an independent scouting service which uses a variety of factors to determine the rankings.

The CJHL Top 20 Rankings (As of Nov. 12)

1. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (1)
2. Oakville Blades (OJHL) (4)
3. Brockville Braves (CCHL) (3)
4. North York Rangers (OJHL) (2)
5. Thunder Bay North Stars (SIJHL) (6)
6. Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) (5)
7. Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (7)
8. Sherwood Park Crusaders (AJHL) (9)
9. Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL) (12)
10. Swan Valley Stampeders (MJHL) (8)
11. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (15)
12. Portage Terriers (MJHL) (16)
13. Titan de Princeville (LHJAAAQ) (11)
14. Hawkesbury Hawks (CCHL) (10)
15. Soo Thunderbirds (NOJHL) (18)
16. Chilliwack Chiefs (BCHL) (14)
17. Bonnyville Pontiacs (AJHL) (13)
18. Flin Flon Bombers (SJHL) (HM)
19. Kirkland Lake Gold Miners (NOJHL) (17)
20. Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) (HM)
HONOURABLE MENTION: Victoria Grizzlies (BCHL); Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL); Melfort Mustangs (SJHL); Red Lake Miners (SIJHL); Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL)





Dryden Ice Dogs   Lake Superior News
Red Lake  Miners    Lake Superior News
Fort Frances Lakers   Lake Superior News
Iron Rangers   Lake Superior News
Thief River  Falls    Lake Superior News
Thunder Bay North Stars    Lake Superior News
CJHL Hockey   Lake Superior News The Canadian Junior Hockey League is made up of the 10 Junior ‘A’ leagues across Canada. Representing 132 teams and over 3,000 players, the CJHL also boast over 2,800 alumni furthering their hockey careers at the NHL, AHL, ECHL, CHL, NCAA and CIS level across North America. 



Subscribe to Lake Superior mailing list to get the latest news, updates and special offers delivered directly to your inbox weekly 

*indicates required
Email Format

We will not share your information with other organizations