Congratulations to Thunders Defenceman #23 Rylan Brown being named the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week.
Defenceman Rylan Brown of the Drayton Valley Thunder is the Inter Pipeline AJHL Rookie of the Week. The 17-year-old compiled a three game goal streak and recorded five points (3G, 2A) in three games for the Thunder.
Brown (Sherwood Park, AB) scored the game winning goal and added two assists on January 18th as the Thunder posted a 7-3 win over the Fort McMurray Oil Barons. On January 21st, Rylan scored in the final minute to send the game to overtime, where the Thunder eventually lost 4-3 to the Bonnyville Pontiacs in a shootout. The final game of the week ended in a 6-4 loss to the Lloydminster Bobcats with Brown scoring a goal in his third consecutive game. Rylan Brown is fifth in team scoring with 28 points (10G, 18A).