Lumberjacks’ Moreland named SIJHL Play It Again Sports Player of the Week

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Wisconsin Lumberjacks rookie forward Cade Moreland has been named its Play It Again Sports Player of the Week for the period concluding Nov. 3.

In three outings last week the 18-year-old from Virginia, Minn., produced multiple points in each of them helping the expansion Lumberjacks record a pair of victories.

Moreland scored once and helped set-up another in a late road setback in Thunder Bay before assisting on both game-winners and putting up six points in total as Wisconsin won twice on home ice vs. Dryden.

Since Oct. 1, he has played at over a point-per-game pace for the Lumberjacks with 14 in 11 contests, having scored five times while doling out nine assists in that span.

Also earning consideration for player of the week honours were Jordan Smith, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars; Spencer Milne, (F) Red Lake Miners; Mason McIntosh, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Flynn Perry, (F) Fort Frances Lakers and  Josh Gardner, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs .

SIJHL – Play It Again Sports Players of the Week

Week 1: Alex Bugeja, (G) Fort Frances Lakers
Week 2: Shaye Sommerfeld, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 3: Noah Loveday, (F) Fort Frances Lakers
Week 4: Cody Bruchkowski, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 5: Xavier Halterman, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 6: Connor Kalthoff, (D) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 7: Cade Moreland, (F) Wisconsin Lumberjacks

Photo credit: Karina Schafer