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Riley Bodnarchuk named AJHL Defensive Player of the Week

OKOTOKS, AB (January 25, 2022) ““ Okotoks Oilers defenceman Riley Bodnarchuk (Okotoks, AB) has been named the AJHL”™s Defensive Player of the Week, the league announced Tuesday.

Bodnarchuk, 20, scored 5 points (3 goals, 2 assists) in three games last week. First, he recorded two goals and an assist in a 7-4 home win over Olds, and then added a goal and an assist in a 5-2 road win in Camrose. The Olds game was his first career two-goal night.

So far this season, the veteran defenceman and alternate captain has recorded 27 points (5 goals, 22 assists) in 31 games, a career high in his fourth AJHL season.

The Oilers will host Drayton Valley on Friday night, going for their seventh consecutive win at home. Tickets are available online at