Klessens Named Canalta Hotels Player of the Week

The Canalta Hotels AJHL Player of the Week is forward Jeremy Klessens of the Drayton Valley Thunder.  Klessens accumulated 9 points (2G, 7A) in two games during the week of February 11th – 17th and was rewarded with his fourth Viterra AJHL Star of the Game Award.

Jeremy Klessens (Red Deer County, AB) started the week with a 7-point game in an 8-3 win over Whitecourt on Friday night.  He scored 1 goal and 6 assists, including an assist on the game winner, and earned the honour of Viterra Star of the Game.  On Saturday, Klessens added a goal and an assist in a 5-2 win against Lloydminster.

Klessens added another assist on Monday's 2-1 loss in Grande Prairie.

The 20 year-old alternate captain is in his fourth AJHL season and leads the Thunder in scoring with 53 points (22G, 31A).  He is 10th overall among the Viterra AJHL North Division scoring leaders.

The Drayton Valley Thunder are sixth in the North with four games remaining and have secured a spot in the 2019 Inter Pipeline AJHL Playoffs.

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