The Pizza 73 AJHL Player of the Week is Tanner Fincaryk of the Lloydminster Bobcats with a seven-point (4G, 3A) performance from December 13th-19th. The Calahoo, AB centre extended his point streak to five games and 11 points to wrap up the season for the holiday break.
Fincaryk, 20, is averaging just over a point per game through the opening 36 games of the regular season and leads the Bobcats with 38 points (16G, 22A) in his fourth AJHL season.
Tanner opened the scoring for Lloydminster on December 15th versus the Sherwood Park Crusaders then added the team’s second goal of the game and an assist to lift the Bobcats to a 6-2 victory. On December 17th, he earned the Viterra AJHL Star of the Game for the fifth time this season with a goal and an assist in the franchise’s first visit to Blackfalds, AB and left with a 4-2 win. Fincaryk scored a goal and an assist in a comeback effort the following night in Drayton Valley, but fell 5-3 to the Thunder.
Lloydminster had back to back players of the week in the AJHL with Mack Stewart being awared the previous week. Lloydminster will resume play on December 29th & 30th in a home and home series with the Bonnyville Pontiacs.