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Cochrane’s Atchison named CJHL’s Gongshow Gear 1st star for September

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NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

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Release Date: Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015

Cochrane’s Atchison named CJHL’s Gongshow Gear 1st star for September

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SUDBURY, Ont. –
The Canadian Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Cochrane Crunch forward Hunter Atchison has been named the CJHL’s Gongshow Gear first star of the month for September.

In six games last month, the 18-year-old Victoria, B.C. native had points in all of them pacing the Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League in offensive production amassing 21 points on eight goals and 13 assists.

All but one of his outings was a multi-point contest with two of his tallies being game-winners.

He also supplied a league-leading three shorthanded efforts and a trio of power play markers while earning NOJHL Gongshow Gear player of the month laurels.

Atchison currently leads all NOJHL skaters in scoring with 32 points on a dozen tallies and 20 assists while also topping the league in point-per-game average at 2.91.

Earning CJHL Gongshow Gear second star honours was Trenton Golden Hawks (OJHL) netminder Daniel Urbani.

He was a perfect 7-0 in September posting a stingy 1.86 goals-against average along with a .919 save percentage.

Meanwhile Portage Terriers (MJHL) forward Brad Bowles garners third star laurels scoring while scoring nine times and assisting on four others for 13 points in six games.

Honourable Mention: Blaize Bridges, Summerside Western Capitals (MHL), Jordan Larson, Carleton Place Canadians (CCHL), Kris Spriggs, Nipawin Hawks (SJHL), Tommy Lapierre, Sainte-Agathe Montagnards (QJHL)

ABOUT THE CJHL GONGSHOW GEAR 3 STARS OF THE MONTH – The Gongshow Gear CJHL 3 Stars of the Month is one of the league’s national awards created to recognize Junior A hockey’s best players and coaches.  Each star of the month will receive a gift from Gongshow Gear as well as an award courtesy of Jostens Canada the Official Ring and Award Supplier of the CJHL.

ABOUT THE CJHL – The Canadian Junior Hockey League is a national organization comprised of all 10 Jr. A hockey leagues in Canada. The CJHL represents 131 teams and 2,900 players and has over 2,900 alumni furthering their hockey careers at the professional, major junior and college levels across North America.  For the latest CJHL news and features, visit www.cjhlhockey.com and follow on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cjhlhockey or @cjhlhockey.

ABOUT GONGSHOW GEAR – Founded in 2002 by three teammates in the Central Junior “A” Hockey League after identifying the need for a hockey apparel brand that would accurately represent the exciting and exclusive lifestyle that hockey players live. Gongshow was the first Lifestyle Hockey Apparel brand in the world to hit the market in 2002, and this game changing company has since grown into the largest hockey lifestyle clothing brand in the world – selling in over 500 retail locations, in 15 countries internationally, and has hailed comparisons to such pioneering lifestyle brands as Billabong (Surfing Lifestyle), and Burton (Snowboarding Lifestyle).