Top Goaltender – Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey League Trophy
Kolby Thornton of the Lloydminster Bobcats is the recipient of the Friends of AJHL Trophy as the Top Goaltender for the 2021-22 season. The annual award is presented to the goalie who demonstrated the greatest ability in his position throughout the season.
Thornton led the AJHL in minutes played (2,515) and games played (43), recorded the most saves of all AJHL goaltenders (1,387), and was tied for second in wins (26). The 20 year-old posted a regular season record of 26-13-2 and a .913 save percentage, ranking fourth overall in the AJHL.
Thornton (Winnipeg, MB) was also a finalist for the 2021-22 AJHL MVP award in what was his first full season with the Bobcats.
2021-2022 Award Finalists: Jackson Berry – Drayton Valley Thunder, Kolby Thornton – Lloydminster Bobcats, Andreai Proctor-Ramirez – Canmore Eagles, Jack McNaughton – Okotoks Oilers
2019-2020 Award Winner: Carter Gylander – Sherwood Park Crusaders
Tuesday, March 8th at 7:00PM – Civic Centre
Wednesday, March 9th at 7:00PM – Civic Centre
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