THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International
Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Jordan Shockley of the
Minnesota Wilderness has been named the Pizza Hut player of the week for
the period ending Dec. 2.
In two games this past week the 20-year-old Duluth native registered
five points helping the league-leading Wilderness skate to a pair of
He began by scoring once and dishing out two assists in a 7-2 win over Fort Frances on Friday.
The Minnesota forward followed that up the next night by adding two
more helpers, including setting up the game-winner another in a 5-1
triumph over Duluth.
On the season Shockley sits tied for second in the league in offensive production with 35 points on 11 goals and 24 assists.
His five game-winning tallies also pace all skaters in the league and
his club has gone 17-1 in games where he registers at least one point
for the SIJHL front-running and Canadian Junior Hockey League No. 3
Honourable mention for the Pizza Hut player of the week award went to
Austin Lewis, (F) Dryden Ice Dogs; Jordan Christianson, (F) Fort
Frances Lakers; Mathias Gardiman, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars; Chase
Hollander, (G) Minnesota Iron Rangers and A.J. Merritt (D) Duluth
At the conclusion of the 2012-13 regular season, the SIJHL’s top
performer will be presented the league’s Pizza Hut player of the year
(Nathan can be reached at email@example.com)