North Stars’ Auger named SIJHL Performer of the Month

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Thunder Bay North Stars defenceman Kyle Auger has been named its Performer of the Month for November.

In eight appearances during the time frame the 19-year-old Thunder Bay product produced points in all of them, which were all North Stars victories, as he amassed three goals and 14 assists for 17 total points.

Auger, who has yet to be held off the score sheet so far in 2018-19, leads all SIJHL defencemen in goals, assists and points with nine, 28 and 37 respectively.

His numbers also tie him for fourth overall in the entire league.

His four game-winning markers also top all SIJHL blueliners and ties him for most among all skaters.

Also earning consideration for the SIJHL’s performer of the month award for February was Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners; Alec Daman, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Nick Lucas, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Eric Stout, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs and Garrett Wojcicki, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers.

SIJHL performer of the month recipients

October: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
November: Kyle Auger (D) Thunder Bay North Stars

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