Bandits defenceman Zach Bookman named AJHL Rookie of the Week

Brooks Bandits defenceman Zach Bookman is the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week for the second time this season.   Bookman set three League Records in his final games of the regular season and finished third overall in the AJHL Scoring Race with 102 points (21G, 81A).

On February 21st, Bookman recorded his second five-point game of the season with a goal and four assists in a 9-0 win versus the Canmore Eagles.   He received his seventh Viterra AJHL Star of the Game award and set a new League Record for Most Points by an AJHL Defenceman.   Bookman added two assists to his season total on February 25th when the Bandits defeated the Drumheller Dragons 7-6 in a high-scoring showdown of the South Division leaders.

Zach Bookman (Merrimack College) led all AJHL defencemen and rookies, setting new AJHL Records for Most Points by a Defenceman (102), Most Assists by a Defenceman (81) and Most Assists by a Rookie (81).

The Brooks Bandits captured the Dave Duchak Trophy as the 2021-22 AJHL Regular Season Champions for the fifth time in franchise history and have earned a bye in Round One of the 2022 AJHL Playoffs.