SIJHL Player of  Week 7
Thief River Falls Norskies goaltender Fletcher Bolda

Thief River Falls Norskies goaltender Fletcher Bolda   Lake Superior News
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THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO – November 5, 2019  (LSN) The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Thief River Falls Norskies goaltender Fletcher Bolda has been named its Play It Again Sports Player of the Week for the period ending Nov. 4.

In two road starts over the weekend, the 19-year-old from Alpena, Mich., won both of them in backstopping the Norskies to a pair of victories.

Friday in Dryden he made a career-high 36 saves and kept his side in it long enough to help Thief River Falls rally for a come from behind triumph over the GM Ice Dogs.

One night later he made another 27 stops, while allowing just one goal against, in a victory vs. the Lakers.

Bolda has also won each of his past four appearances in net for the Norskies.

Also earning consideration for player of the week honours was Brendan Gillis, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars; Jaedin Ness, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Shaye Sommerfeld, (F) Red Lake Miners; Braden Shea, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; and Nick Corneliusen, (G) 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


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

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

CALGARY, Alta. – October 29, 2018  (LSN)  November has arrived and the latest Canadian Junior Hockey League’s Top 20 weekly rankings sees the return of the Brooks Bandits (AJHL) as the top rated club in the nation.

Boasting a 17-2 record along with an .895 winning percentage, Brooks is back at No. 1 in the CJHL this week.

Rocketing up to No. 2 nationally is the North York Rangers (OJHL) who are an impressive 19-1-0-3 to date.

Meanwhile the 16-3 Brockville Braves (CCHL) slip to No. 3 overall while the Oakville Blades (OJHL) have a 16-2-1-1 mark and were slotted No. 4.

Les Cobras de Terrebonne (LHJAAAQ) round out the Top 5 as they once again top the tables in Quebec as they enter play this week with a 16-2-1 record.

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. 5)

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





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