THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Thunder Bay North Stars captain Ryan Mignault has been named its Play It Again Sports Player of the Week for the period ending Jan. 6.
In a three-game road trip to commence the 2019 portion of the North Stars schedule, the Thunder Bay forward scored in each of them and had six points in total to pace his club offensively.
With goals in six straight contests, as well as in eight of his past nine outings, Mignault has already surpassed his single-season-best tally total with 28. He earlier had markers in a league-high seven consecutive match-ups.
His efforts during the time frame also saw him surpass the 100-point plateau in his SIJHL career with 103 through 72 games on 52 goals and 51 assists.
He enters league play this week tied for second in SIJHL scoring with 49 points to his credit.
Also earning consideration for player of the week honours was Michael Crosbie, (D) Thief River Falls Norskies; Spencer Milne, (F) Red Lake Miners; Malcolm Huemmert, (F) , Dryden GM Ice Dogs; Jaedin Ness, (F) Fort Frances Lakers and Matt Turnbull, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers.
SIJHL – Play It Again Sports Player of the Week
Week 1: Keighan Gerrie, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 2: Brock Aiken, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 3: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 4: Kyle Auger, (D) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 5: Nick Corneliusen, (G) Minnesota Iron Rangers
Week 6: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 7: Fletcher Bolda, (G) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 8: Ben Erwin, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 9: Connor Bowey, (D) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 10: Bryce Young, (F) Red Lake Miners
Week 11: Blake Nelson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 12: Trey Palermo, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 13: Cameron Coutre, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 14: Jake Eischen, (D) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 15: Ryan Mignault, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Photo credit: Leith Dunick, tbnewswatch.com