BROOKS, AB (March 25, 2020) – The Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) announced the Viterra South Division All-Rookie Team, and two Brooks Bandits were named.
Forward Brayden Krieger was announced following one of the greatest scoring seasons in Bandit history. The Elora, ON native’s 94 points (35 G, 59 A) were 4th all-time by a Bandit in a regular season. He led all AJHL rookies in scoring, scored three overtime winners, and capped off his season winning the AJHL Rookie of the Year Award.
Krieger’s strong play this season earned a scholarship to Bowling Green State University, where he’ll attend and play for the Falcons.
Defenceman Tim Rego was also announced. Rego had one of the greatest seasons by a Bandit defenceman, scoring 61 points (24 G, 37 A) and tied a team record for goals by a defenceman in a season, joining Cale Makar who scored 24 in the 2016-17 campaign.
The Mansfield, MA native was a finalist for the AJHL Defenceman of the Year Award, and his strong play earned him a scholarship to Cornell University, where he’ll attend and play for the Big Red.
Krieger and Rego were co-winners of the Bandits Rookie of the Year Award.