Dryden’s Davis named SIJHL CCM Hockey Playoff MVP

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Saturday that Dryden GM Ice Dogs forward Ted Davis has been named its CCM Hockey Playoff Most Valuable Player for his efforts in helping his side capture the Bill Salonen Cup over the Thunder Bay North Stars.

In 10 postseason contests the 19-year-old Cobden, Ont., product had eight goals, including three game-winners in the final, along with four assists for 12 points aiding in Dryden’s run to repeat as SIJHL champions.

Along with the series-winning marker, Davis also supplied the decider, in overtime, in both Games 1 & 5 in the Salonen Cup final.

He and his GM Ice Dogs teammates will be back on the ice, May 1-5, as Dryden hosts the Dudley-Hewitt Cup Central Canadian Jr. A Championship at Memorial Arena.

They will be joined by the SIJHL finalist Thunder Bay North Stars along with either the Cochrane Crunch or Rayside-Balfour Canadians of the NOJHL as well as either the Wellington Dukes or Georgetown Raiders from the OJHL.

The DHC champion will advance to the RBC Cup Canadian Jr. A event, May 12-20, in Chilliwack, B.C.

Photo credit: Leith Dunick, tbnewswatch.com