The Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week is Brooks Bandits forward Devin Phillips, the fourth straight week a Bandit has won the award.
Phillips led all AJHL skaters in scoring with ten points (2G, 8A) over three games from February 14th-20th, 2022.
Phillips (Raleigh, NC) recorded three multi-point games beginning with a goal and two assists in a 4-2 win on February 16th versus the Old Grizzlys. Devin scored his fifth game winning goal of the season and received his fifth Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Award in the game. On February 18th, the Bandits shutout the Okotoks Oilers 13-0 with Phillips posting a four point-game (1G, 3A). The Bandits posted their fifth consecutive win with a 4-2 victory in Okotoks on February 19th as Phillips added three assists.
Phillips, 20, is in his third season with the Bandits and is fourth overall in the AJHL Scoring Race behind three of his teammates with 91 points (23G, 68A) in 45 games. He is committed to Holy Cross Crusaders of the NCAA Division I.
The Bandits (51-5-2) have clinched first overall in the Viterra AJHL South Division to receive a bye through the first round of the 2022 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs. Their next home game is Saturday, February 26th as they host the Drumheller Dragons at the CRA. Game time is 7:00 pm.