For the first time this season, the Brooks Bandits (17-3-3) were outshot in a game, but a 38-save performance by goalie Mitch Benson (Windsor, ON) boosted Brooks to a 4-1 road win in Whitecourt on Saturday night over the AJHL’s #1-ranked team, the Whitecourt Wolverines (19-6-3).
The Brooks Bandits (15-3-3) moved back into first place in the AJHL South division with a 3-0 shutout win over the Okotoks Oilers in front of 1,410 fans at the Centennial Regional Arena on Saturday night.
The Brooks Bandits (11-3-2) never trailed, taking a 4-1 lead early in the second period and holding on for a 5-3 victory over the Camrose Kodiaks (10-7-1) at Encana Arena in Camrose on Monday night.
Parker Foo (Edmonton, AB) had two goals, while Nic Hamre (Ottawa, ON) had a goal and a fight, as the Brooks Bandits (9-3-2) beat the Fort McMurray Oil Barons (12-4) by a 4-1 final score at the Casman Centre on Thursday night.
The Brooks Bandits of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) are ecstatic to announce that 1996-born forward and team captain Nick Prkusic (Medicine Hat, AB) has committed to attend and play for Robert Morris University, beginning in the 2017-18 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) hockey season.
Cale Makar (Calgary, AB) had three points, as the Brooks Bandits (6-2-2) registered their first win of the season against the Okotoks Oilers (7-2) in the third game of their season series, 4-2 on Saturday night at Pason Centennial Arena.
Despite a whopping 47-14 shot advantage, the Brooks Bandits (5-2-2) needed overtime to secure a much-needed two-point performance at home against the Olds Grizzlys (3-3-2) on Wednesday night.
The Brooks Bandits (4-2-2) held a 3-1 lead after 40 minutes, and held the Sherwood Park Crusaders (4-4) to just 7 shots on goal in the first two periods. But a three-goal third and shootout winner from Alex Rotundo gave Sherwood Park a come-from-behind 5-4 win over the Bandits to cap off the AJHL Showcase on Saturday afternoon.