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Dryden Ice Dogs
DRYDEN, Ont. – The Northland College men’s hockey program likes what they see in players from the Superior International Junior Hockey League.
The Midwest Collegiate Hockey Association school has recruited yet another SIJHLer in former Dryden Ice Dogs goaltender Ian Perrier.
Seven alumni from the league skated for the Lumberjacks last season with Northland adding three more for the 2011-12 campaign in Perrier, Matt Valley of the Thunder Bay North Stars and Garrett Nystedt of the Fort Frances Lakers.
Perrier, a Whitehorse, Yukon native, led all SIJHL netminders in wins last season while..
The Canadian Junior Hockey League, in conjunction with Hockey Canada, has announced the finalists for the RBC CJHL player of the year award.
Among the elite eight is Dryden Ice Dogs’ captain Jon Mitchell, who was previously named the Superior International Jr. Hockey League’s Pizza Hut player of the year and Top Defenceman Award recipient.
The winner will be announced on May 6 at the Royal Bank Cup awards banquet in Camrose, AB.
The last time anyone from a team in the region earned this prestigious honour was back in 1989 when, former NHLer and University of North Dakota standout, Greg..
Former Dryden Ice Dog Jon Mitchell has committed to the Nipissing Lakers (CIS) for the upcoming season. Mitchell, a 6-foot, 190-pound defenceman from Anola, Manitoba, has scored more than 50 points in each of the the past two SIJHL seasons. He captained the Dryden Ice Dogs to the league finals each of the last two seasons, while twice winning the defenceman of the year award in the Superior International Jr. Hockey League. As well, he earned league MVP honors this past year.
Dryden Ice Dogs forward Ben McClellan has committed to play hockey next season for the Augsburg Auggies, members of the MIAC. At Augsburg, McClellan will be joining former Ice Dogs teammate and brother BJ. Ben is the 3rd McClellan member of his family to play there, as their Dad, Bill, played his collegiate hockey at Augsburg as well.
“Benny took advantage of the opportunities Dryden presented him, on and off the ice. For two years, he became a part of the community and that, just as much as his on-ice contributions, is what I really appreciated about Benny. He is a character kid..
It is with GREAT honour that the Dryden Ice Dogs share with you, the LEAGUE announcement of this years RECIEPIENT of the S.I.J.H.L Pizza Hut Player of the Year Award. Dryden Ice Dog Captian, Jon Mitchell was honoured today with this years S.I.J.H.L Pizza Hut Player of the Year award, which marks the FIRST TIME in the teams history that a Dryden Ice Dog recieved this award. This award will go up on Jon’s resume beside this years Defenseman Of The Year award that Mitchell recieved only a week ago. Despite missing nearly a month of action, Jon Mitchell sits 12th overall in League..
On the eve of the Ice Dogs vs. Lakers game on Wednesday Feb. 16, 2011, the S.I.J.H.L announced its first League Award for Best Defenceman for the 2010-2011 season. And for the second year in a row, the award goes to the Dryden Ice Dogs Captain, Jon Mitchell. In his third and final year as a member of the Dryden Ice Dogs, Mitchell has averaged a point per game, and sits SIXTH ALL TIME in offensive production among Blue Liners with 107 Points ( 36 goals and 71 assists ).
The Dryden Ice Dogs organization would like to Congratulate Jon on a GREAT SEASON, and on recieving this award.