Court named AJHL Defensive Player of the Week for third straight week, Malinoski named AJHL Rookie of the Week

November 1, 2022 – Sam Court of the Brooks Bandits is the Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week for a third consecutive week.  The first-year defenceman recorded nine points (1G, 8A) in three wins for the Bandits from October 24-30th.

Court started the week with a goal and two assists in an 8-3 win over the host Calgary Canucks on October 25th.  Sam became the first AJHL player to record a six-point game this season as he assisted on six of nine Bandit goals in a 9-3 victory versus the visiting Drumheller Dragons on October 29th.

With 29 points (4G, 25A), the University of New Hampshire (NCAA) commit is tied for fifth in AJHL Scoring and leads all AJHL defencemen.

Bandit teammate Hudson Malinoski is the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week after scoring two goals and recording ten points in three games.  The 2004-born forward posted three multi-point games and is tied for third overall in AJHL Scoring with 32 points (9G, 23A).

On October 25th, Hudson scored his eighth goal of the season and added two assists to defeat the Calgary Canucks 8-3.  The Providence University (NCAA) commit recorded three assists in a 6-1 victory over the Drumheller Dragons in the first game of a home and home series on October 28th.  He repeated the performance the following night and added a goal, to record a season-high four-point game as the Bandits defeated the Dragons 9-3.   Malinoski (Saskatoon, SK) was rewarded as the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game for his efforts on October 29th.

Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week Recipients:

  • October 17th-23rd, 2022: Aiden Fink, Brooks Bandits

Alberta Ford Dealers AJHL Defensive Player of the Week:

  • October 10th-16th, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • October 17th-23rd, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits
  • October 24th-30th, 2022: Sam Court, Brooks Bandits

Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week:

  • October 24th-30th, 2022: Hudson Malinoski, Brooks Bandits

Court, Malinoski and the Bandits host the Camrose Kodiaks on Wednesday, November 2nd at 6:30 pm.