December 23rd, 2009 – Nathan Smith of the Drayton Valley Thunder is the Source for Sports AJHL Player of the Week for the week of December 14th – 22nd, 2009. Smith scored 5 goals and 7 points in four games last week, assisting the Thunder in a 3-0-1 record. Smith recorded his first AJHL hat trick on Tuesday, December 22nd versus the Olds Grizzlys.
The 16 year-old rookie from Sherwood Park, Alberta has compiled a 6 game point streak, totalling 10 points. Smith has scored a point in nine of his last ten games for the Thunder.
The Alberta Junior Hockey League is proud to partner with Source for Sports to recognize the AJHL Player of the Week for the 2009-2010 AJHL Season. The recipients of the award will also receive a Source for Sports Gift Certificate.
(Nathan also is a writer for Maineiacs Post to Post and the Maine Hockey Journal. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)