AEHL October Wrap-Up

The first month of the 2021-22 Alberta Elite Hockey League season is officially in the books, with the Fort Saskatchewan U18 AAA Rangers, Calgary U16 AAA Royals, and Airdrie U15 AAA Xtreme atop their respective divisions.


After one month of play, the U18 AAA standings are:

North Division

1) Fort Sask Straightline Dodge Rangers (18 pts)
2) St. Alberta Nektar Raiders (15 pts)
3) CAC Gregg Distributors (11 pts)
4) MLAC Beverly Optimists (10 pts)
4) GPAC Ernie’s Sports Storm (10 pts)
6) Lloydminster Inland Steel Bobcats (9 pts)
6) SSAC BP Athletics (9 pts)
8) Sherwood Park Ennis Kings (4 pts)
9) Leduc Wilhauk Jerky Oil Kings (1 pts)

South Division

1) Calgary NW Flames (15 pts)
2) Airdrie CFR Bisons (14 pts)
3) Lethbridge Hurricanes (13 pts)
3) Calgary Buffaloes (13 pts)
5) Calgary Northstars (8 pts)
6) Okotoks Bow Mark Oilers (7 pts)
6) Calgary Royals (7 pts)
8) Red Deer Optimist Chiefs (2 pts)

Airdrie forward Cooper Brown leads the way in points for the U18 AAA division heading into November, with 17 points (10g, 7a) through 10 games. Lethbridge forward Ty Fraser is pacing the league in goals, with 12, while Grande Peace defender Trey Stephenson sits atop the leaderboard with 11 assists.

U18 AAA Player Stats >

Meanwhile, Calgary Buffaloes netminder Nicholas Jones is off to a hot start, leading the league with a stingly 1.35 goals against average and .946 save percentage and three shutouts in eight starts, and his five wins are tied for tops in the division with Fort Sask goalie Carson Burkart.

U18 AAA Goalie Stats >


The U16 AAA standings heading into November are:

North Division

1) St. Albert Tetz Powell CPAs Flyers (12 pts)
2) CAC United Cycle (10 pts)
2) Leduc Techmation Oil Kings (10 pts)
2) Lloydminster R’ohan Bobcats (10 pts)
5) Fort Sask TC Infrastructure Rangers (9 pts)
5) Sherwood Park Squires (9 pts)
7) SSAC United Cycle Bulldogs (6 pts)
8) MLAC Alberta Screw Piles Leafs (4 pts)
8) GPAC Storm (4 pts)
10) PAC Saints (2 pts)
11) KC Centennials (0 pts)

South Division

1) Calgary Royals (16 pts)
2) NWCAA Flames (10 pts)
3) CBHA Bulls (8 pts)
4) Okotoks Oilers (7 pts)
5) Red Deer North Stars (6 pts)
6) Lethbridge Headwater Hurricanes (4 pts)
6) SEAC Tigers (4 pts)
6) AC Avalanche (4 pts)
9) Calgary Northstars (3 pts)

St. Albert forward Cash Carter is off to a flying start, leading the league in points (22) and assists (13), while sitting in a tie for second in goals (9) with Lloydminster’s Jaxson Toutant,  one behind SSAC forward Harrison Boldt (10).

U16 AAA Player Stats >

Between the pipes, five different goaltenders have four wins in October: Preston Walker (Calgary Royals), Maxwell Geib (Calgary Royals), Nolan Koethler (Leduc), Devyn Orbeck (Lloydminster) and Hudson Sedo (St. Albert). Sedo also sits atop the league with a 1.08 GAA and .952 SV% in four starts.

U16 AAA Goalie Stats >


The U15 AAA standings after one month of play are:

North Division

1) PAC Saints (15 pts)
2) Fort Sask Enhance It Rangers (14 pts)
2) St. Albert Gregg Distributors Sabres (14 pts)
2) GPAC Golden Arrow Storm (14 pts)
5) Sherwood Park United Cycle Flyers (10 pts)
6) Lloydminster Meridian Surveys Bobcats (8 pts)
7) KC Squires (7 pts)
8) MLAC Scott Pump (6 pts)
8) SSAC Southgate Lions (6 pts)
10) CAC Volvo of Edmonton (2 pts)
10) Leduc LJAC Oil Kings (2 pts)

South Division

1) Airdrie Xtreme (18 pts)
2) Red Deer Rebels (14 pts)
3) SEAC Tigers (13 pts)
4) Okotoks Oilers (12 pts)
5) NWCAA Flames (10 pts)
6) Calgary Bisons (7 pts)
7) Calgary Royals (6 pts)
8) Calgary Northstars (4 pts)
9) Lethbridge Val Matteoti Golden Hawks (2 pts)

PAC Saints forward Rowan MacDonald led all U15 AAA skaters in goals (15) and points (24) through 11 games in October, while Fort Sask’s Kale Dach leads the way in assists, with 14 in just eight games.

U15 AAA  Player Stats >

Dach’s Fort Sask teammate Lachlan Kirkey is off to a perfect start to the season in goal, with six wins in his first six starts. Meanwhile, Red Deer netminder Adam Jeffries, who also remains undefeated in his first four games, boasts both the bast GAA (0.81) and SV% (.975), while adding a pair of shutouts.

U15 AAA Goalie Stats >