Monday, December 10, 2012

Conrad Sampair of the Minnesota Wilderness named Pizza Hut player of the week

Press Release

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Minnesota Wilderness forward Conrad Sampair has been named the Pizza Hut player of the week for the time frame concluding Dec. 9.

In two games this past week the 19-year-old native of White Bear Lake, Minn., registered six points helping the league-leading Wilderness complete a two-game road sweep of the second place Dryden Ice Dogs.
Sampair scored a goal in a 3-2 shootout triumph on Friday and followed that up by tallying twice and dishing out three assists in picking up a season-high five points Saturday.

In 14 games since joining the Wilderness he has scored 12 times and set-up 13 others helping his club post a 13-1 record in that span.

Sampair is also currently riding a seven-game point streak accumulating eight goals and as many assists during his run.

Honourable mention for the Pizza Hut player of the week award went to Joey Haydock, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers; Davis Smith, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Austin Lewis, (F) Dryden Ice Dogs; Matt Kaarela, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars and Colton Dow (F) Duluth Clydesdales.

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