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Fort Frances Lakers Ian Tookenay Player of the Week
CJHL Ranking  Week 20 

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THUNDER BAY, Ontario. –  February 19, 2018  (LSN) The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Fort Frances Lakers rookie forward Ian Tookenay has been named its Play It Again Sports player of the week for the period ending February 18.

In three games during the time frame the 17-year-old Fort Frances product had multiple points in each of them as he totalled seven assists in all, helping the Lakers pick-up five of a possible six points in the SIJHL standings.

Tookenay began with a pair of helpers in a win at Minnesota on Wednesday.

Friday he matched a single-game high with three assists in a home ice victory over English River before finishing his run by setting up two more tallies in an overtime setback vs. Dryden Saturday.

As the youngest player on the Fort Frances roster, Tookenay sits tied for third on the squad in scoring with 31 points, including nine goals.

Also earning consideration for player of the week honours was Alec Daman, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Jacen Bracko, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; Michael Lenko, (G) English River Miners; Ryan Mignault, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars and Mark Sanchez, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers.

SIJHL – Play It Again Sports players of the week

Week 1:
Jacen Bracko, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 2: Parker Simonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 3: Brock Lefebvre, (G) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 4: Parker Simsonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 5: Jared Janke, (F) English River Miners
Week 6: Jared Janke, (F) English River Miners
Week 7: Ryan Mignault, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 8: Parker Simonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 9: Michael Di Lullo, (F) English River Miners
Week 10: Dougie Newhouse, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 11: Eric Stout, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 12: Jared Pedersen, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 13: Michael Di Lullo, (F) English River Miners
Week 14: Eli Kinsman, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers
Week 15: Landon Pavlisin, (G) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 16: Keighan Gerrie, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 17: Terix Fischer-Kobes, (D) English River Miners
Week 18: Brandon Bodnar, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 19: Jacob Siebenga, (F) English River Miners
Week 20: Ian Tookenay, (F) Fort Frances Lakers


Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) remain No. 1 in CJHL rankings Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) hold at No. 2; Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) move to No. 3

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The 100-point Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) remain No. 1 once again in the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League Top 20 rankings. Holding on to No. 2 is the Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) while the Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) have moved to No. 3 overall.

MHL: CJHL No. 19 Edmundston Blizzard are two points up on Honourable Mention Yarmouth Jr. A Mariners and also hold a game in hand as they vie for first in the MHL.

LHJAAAQ: The No. 11 Cobras de Terrebonne and No. 14 College Français de Longueuil share the lead in the LHJAAAQ, but the defending NAPA Cup Champion Cobras still have two more contests to play.

CCHL: The No. 1 Carleton Place Canadians becomes the first CJHL squad to reach the 100-point plateau on the season while the No. 6 Fred Page Cup-host Ottawa Jr. ‘A’ Senators have hit the 90-point mark.

OJHL: The Toronto Patriots hold at No. 8 in the 132-team CJHL. Fellow OJHL clubs, the Georgetown Raiders and North York Rangers sit No. 18 & 20 respectively with the Aurora Tigers picking up Honourable Mention.

NOJHL: The No. 10 Powassan Voodoos clinched their second straight NOJHL regular season crown while the West Division-leading Rayside-Balfour Canadians are in a tight race there and earned an Honourable Mention.

SIJHL: The Thief River Falls Norskies stay at No. 7 this week while the No. 15 Dudley-Hewitt Cup host Dryden GM Ice Dogs sit three points in arrears in SIJHL play.

MJHL: Now up to No. 3 nationally, the Steinbach Pistons have secured the MJHL’s 2017-18 regular season title with the Virden Oil Capitals earning Honourable Mention.

SJHL: The SJHL is nicely represented in the rankings with the Nipawin Hawks No. 4, the Battlefords North Stars No. 9 and the Melfort Mustangs at No. 17.

AJHL: Winners of 18 in a row, the Okotoks Oilers stay at No. 2 in the CJHL while the Spruce Grove Saints remain No. 5. Also, in the rankings from the AJHL are the No. 12 Brooks Bandits and No. 13 Fort McMurray Oil Barons.

BCHL: It remains close in the quest for top spot in the BCHL with the No. 16 Penticton Vees two points clear of the Vernon Vipers and four up on Honourable Mention Wenatchee Wild in league play overall as well as in the highly-competitive Interior Division, with a game in hand.

CJHL 2017-18 TOP 20 (As of Feb. 19/18)


1. Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL) (1)

2. Okotoks Oilers (AJHL) (2)

3. Steinbach Pistons (MJHL) (4)

4. Nipawin Hawks (SJHL) (3)

5. Spruce Grove Saints (AJHL) (5)

6. Ottawa Jr. ‘A’ Senators (CCHL) (6)

7. Thief River Falls Norskies (SIJHL) (7)

8. Toronto Patriots (OJHL) (8) 9. Battlefords North Stars  (SJHL) (9)

10. Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL) (11)

11. Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) (10)

12. Brooks Bandits (AJHL) (13)

13. Fort McMurray Oil Barons (AJHL) (12)

14. College Français de Longueuil (LHJAAAQ) (15)

15. Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) (16)

16. Penticton Vees (BCHL) (14)

17. Melfort Mustangs (SJHL) (HM)

18. Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) (HM)

19. Edmundston Blizzard (MHL) (19)

20. North York Rangers (OJHL) (18)

HONOURABLE MENTION: Wenatchee Wild (BCHL), Virden Oil Capitals (MJHL), Rayside-Balfour Canadians (NOJHL), Aurora Tigers (OJHL), Yarmouth Jr. ‘A’ Mariners (MHL)





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