Abitibi’s Clouthier 2nd in CJHL in game-winning goals



Release Date: Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014

Abitibi’s Clouthier 2nd in CJHL in game-winning goals

IROQUOIS FALLS – Scoring when it counts has always been a sign of key contributor on any hockey team and Brady Clouthier of the Abitibi Eskimos has definitely proven his worth in this department.

The 20-year-old forward from Arnprior, Ont., currently leads all skaters in the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in game-winning goals with nine.

With 27 total tallies on the season in 42 games played it shows one out of every three he has notched to date has been the difference maker in contests.

Clouthier’s output in this category is also the second highest total in the entire 128-team Canadian Junior Hockey League trailing only Andy Sturtz of the Carleton Place Canadians who has 10 in 43 outings in Central Canada Hockey League competition in the Ottawa area.

Adding to the nine deciding markers Clouthier has notched so far during the 2013-14 campaign is they have come with Abitibi having 23 total wins overall on the season meaning he has netted the winner in 39.1% of the Eskimos victories.

The following is the list of the CJHL’s game-winning goal leaders along with what team they are on, the league they compete in along with number of games played, wins their respective clubs have as well as total goals each player has scored.

CJHL leaders: Top 10 Game-winnng goals (As of Jan. 30)        
Andy Sturtz Carleton Place CCHL 43 40 36 10
Brady Clouthier Abitibi NOJHL 42 23 27 9
Toliver Bergeron Kahnawake LHJAAAQ 28 22 29 8
Erik Longtin Granby LHJAAAQ 36 32 40 8
Gerry Fitzgerald Victoria BCHL 39 28 28 8
Spencer Dorowicz Olds AJHL 49 19 34 8
Matt O’Dea Minnesota SIJHL 38 25 26 7
Samuel Aguin Saint-Jerome LHJAAAQ 40 37 32 7
Chad Staley Prince George BCHL 46 26 22 7
Parker Mackay Spruce Grove AJHL 47 39 20 7