THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Thief River Falls Norskies forward Jack Michels has been named its Monkey Team Sports, by Northland, Performer of the Month for November.
In a half a dozen outings for Thief River Falls during the time frame, the 18-year-old DeForest, Wis., product etched his name on the game sheet in each of them, averaging just over two points per contest with 13 in total.
Michels scored eight times, including notching a pair of game-winning tallies and registering his first SIJHL hat trick, while also chipping in with five assists.
Entering action this week riding an eight-game point streak, the Norskies forward tops all league rookies in point-per-game average at 1.50 and has produced 21 points in his first 14 contests and presently leads all first-year players in goals with 11.
Also earning consideration for the SIJHL’s Monkey Team Sports, by Northland, Performer of the Month for November was Justin Pitari, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; Ryan Howe, (F) Red Lake Miners; Flynn Perry, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Cody Bruchkowski (F) Thunder Bay North Stars and Dalton Garcia, (F) Wisconsin Lumberjacks.
SIJHL Monkey Team Sports, by Northland, Performer of the Month recipients
October: Cody Bruchkowski, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
November: Jack Michels, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Photo credit: Tim Benton
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