One recreation into the 2020-21 common season marketing campaign, one member of the Timmins Rock has already earned recognition from the NOJHL.
Second-year blue-liner Brendan Boyce has been named one of many preliminary Eastlink TV 3 Stars of the Week of the season.
Hearst Lumberjacks ahead Quinton Hill (2, 4-1-5, 0) and French River Rapids ahead Jack Tos (2, 1-4-5, 2) and Boyce (1, 1-1-2, 2) have been chosen for the honour.
Pacing Hearst offensively of their two-game home-and-home weekend sweep over the Cochrane Crunch, Hill racked up 5 factors, together with a league-best 4 objectives.
The 19-year-old from Port Coquitlam, B.C., started by notching a pair of tallies within the Lumberjacks’ 4-3 shootout conquer the Crunch Saturday, then adopted that up by accumulating a pair of markers — together with the game-winner — and including an help to assist his aspect take their dwelling opener 8-3 on Sunday.
Hill was acquired by Hearst after spending final season with the Weyburn Purple Wings, of the SJHL.
In a pair of French River shootout victories over Espanola on the weekend, Tos scored as soon as and dished out 4 assists to tempo the Rapids offensively.
One among his helpers got here within the remaining minute of play in Friday’s come from behind 6-5 shootout conquer Categorical.
The 18-year-old Oakville product additionally equipped the one shootout marker in Saturday’s 5-4 victory with a nifty try he calmly slid between the goalkeeper’s legs.
Courting again to final season, Tos has factors in three-straight common season outings, in addition to 5 of his earlier six outings.
Boyce, a 19-year-old native of Courtice, Ont., native contributed on each ends of the ice Sunday night serving to Timmins cease Rayside-Balfour 4-1 in every membership’s first recreation of the season.
Boyce started by making a crisp cross-ice cross to captain Derek Seguin to set-up their first objective of the night time throughout a first-period energy play, then rounded out the scoring within the remaining body with a powerful slap shot from the excessive slot to safe the highway determination.
To this point in Boyce’s Rock profession, his group has gone 7-0 in video games through which he has scored.
— With information from NOJHL Community