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Miners’ Di Lullo named SIJHL Play It Again Sports player of the week

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Thursday that English River Miners forward Michael Di Lullo has been named its Play It Again Sports player of the week, for the period ending Dec. 20, which includes the final two games of the 2017 portion of the regular season schedule.

In a trio of English River victories in the time frame, the 19-year-old Edmonton, Alta., product had points in each of them helping the Miners move back to .500 in the SIJHL standings.

In all, Di Lullo collected five assists in those trio of triumphs helping him reach a point-per-game pace in league play so far, this season with 24 in as many outings having scored 10 times while helping set-up 14 others.

Through his first 79 SIJHL contests the English River assistant captain has accumulated 66 points, including 26 goals.

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

Mitchell Soderberg, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies; Jacen Bracko, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; Julian Uhryniuk, (F) Fort Frances Lakers; Joel Nagy, (F) Minnesota Iron Rangers and Brad Thrower, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars.

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
Week 12: Jared Pedersen, (F) Thief River Falls Norskies
Week 13: Michael Di Lullo, (F) English River Miners

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