NOJHL names Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week



Release Date: Monday, Oct. 26, 2015

NOJHL names  Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Monday that forward Tyler Peters and goaltender Garrett Forrest of the Powassan Voodoos and Soo Thunderbirds defenceman Caleb Boman have been named the Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the week for the period ending Oct. 25.

TYLER PETERS, (F) POWASSAN VOODOOS – The 19-year-old Powassan product was instrumental in helping his hometown Voodoos skate to a trio of road victories last week.

Peters began by tallying twice in a 5-4 double overtime triumph at Cochrane on Friday.

One night later he set-up two more markers, including the game-winner just prior to time expiring as the Voodoos edged Timmins by a 5-4 count.

Peters then capped off an eight-point week with a hat trick and an assist as Powassan topped Iroquois Falls 7-3 Sunday afternoon at Jus Jordan Arena.

Currently riding a 13-game point streak for the unbeaten Voodoos he leads his club in offensive production with 27 points while sitting eighth in NOJHL scoring.

GARRETT FORREST, (G) POWASSAN VOODOOS – Making two starts last week, the 18-year-old Virginian won both of them turning in a pair of 40-plus save performances helping Powassan remain unbeaten.

Friday night Forrest made 48 stops in his team’s double overtime victory at Cochrane.

He then had 43 more saves in Iroquois Falls Sunday afternoon as the Voodoos moved to 13-0 on the season.

Finishing the week with a .929 save percentage, Forrest in 7-0 to start the campaign for Powassan.

CALEB BOMAN, (D), SOO THUNDERBIRDS – Helping anchor the Thunderbirds defensive corps, the Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., native, who turns 18 next week, has played a pivotal role in both ends of the ice for his club.

In two games last week Boman amassed five points on two tallies and three assists as Sault Ste. Marie won twice to extend a winning streak to nine in succession.

Having four consecutive multi-point outings to his credit, Boman sits tied for top spot in scoring among NOJHL defenceman with 18 points.


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Eastlink TV 3 Stars

Week 1
Hunter Atchison, (F) Cochrane Crunch
Dustin Cordeiro, (F) Cochrane Crunch
Matt Pinder, (F) Soo Thunderbirds

Week 2
Brett Young, (G) Cochrane Crunch
Aaron Mackay, (G) Elliot Lake Wildcats
Josh Horner, (G) Iroquois Falls Eskis

Week 3
Michael Silveri, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Drake Pilon, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
Seamus Gregory, (F) Cochrane Crunch

Week 4
Steve Harland, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Brett Jeffries, (F) Soo Thunderbirds
Nathaniel McLeod, (F) Powassan Voodoos

Week 5
Zachary Kercz, (F) Timmins Rock
Alec MacKenzie, (F) Elliot Lake Wildcats
Jeran Knorr, (F) Cochrane Crunch

Week 6
Tyler Peters, (F) Powassan Voodoos
Garrett Forrest, (G) Powassan Voodoos
Caleb Boman, (D) Soo Thunderbirds