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GM Ice Dogs’ Eric Stout named SIJHL – Play It Again Sports Player of the Week

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Monday that Dryden GM Ice Dogs forward Eric Stout has been named its Play It Again Sports player of the week, for the period ending Dec. 3.

The 19-year-old Brainerd, Minn., product began his week by tallying twice Wednesday to help lead Team USA to a 5-2 triumph over Team Canada in the SIJHL “Border Battle” All-Star Game at the Hippodrome in Eveleth, Minn.

Returning to regular season action Friday, Stout then doled out a pair of power play assists in Dryden’s 5-1 road victory over the English River Miners at Cochenour Arena.

Last season’s SIJHL – CCM Hockey Rookie of the Year is having another solid campaign in 2017-18 for the GM Ice Dogs as he’s averaging over a point-per-game with 29 in 21 outings having scored 14 times while setting up 15 others.

His offensive totals currently tie him for seventh overall in league scoring.

Also earning consideration for SIJHL Play It Again Sports player of the week honours were the following:

Jared Pedersen, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Brendan Gillis (F) Thunder Bay North Stars; Jaedin Ness, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Jacob Siebenga, (F) English River Miners & Zach Hayes, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers.

SIJHL – Play It Again Sports players of the week

Week 1: Jacen Bracko, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs
Week 2: Parker Simonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 3: Brock Lefebvre, (G) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 4: Parker Simsonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 5: Jared Janke, (F) English River Miners
Week 6: Jared Janke, (F) English River Miners
Week 7: Ryan Mignault, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 8: Parker Simonson, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 9: Michael Di Lullo, (F) English River Miners
Week 10: Dougie Newhouse, (G) Thunder Bay North Stars
Week 11: Eric Stout, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs

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