Ben Sanderson is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week

Posted December 11th, 2017 @ 2:47 pm


Rookie Ben Sanderson of the Okotoks Oilers is the Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week for December 4th – 10th, 2017.  The 17 year-old forward scored 4 goals and 2 assists in three victories for the team.

Ben Sanderson (Calgary, AB) contributed to the game winning goal in each of the three Oiler wins last week.  On Tuesday, December 5th, he scored 2 goals, including the game winner, and picked up the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award in a 6-2 win over Canmore.  On Friday, Ben scored 1 goal and 2 assists in an 8-3 win against the Drayton Valley Thunder, with an assist on the game winning goal.  Sanderson then scored a short-handed goal, which would end up as the game winner, in a 4-1 defeat of the Spruce Grove Saints on Saturday.