Espanola’s Signoretti named CJHL’s 1st Star of the Month – Fuelled by Gatorade

TORONTO – The Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) announced Tuesday that forward Lucas Signoretti, Espanola Paper Kings (NOJHL); goaltender Noah Pak, Collingwood Blues (OJHL) and forward Tomis Marinkovic, Grande Prairie Storm (AJHL) have been named its October CJHL 3 Stars of the Month – Fuelled by Gatorade.

1ST STAR: LUCAS SIGNORETTI, (F) ESPANOLA PAPER KINGS (NOJHL) – A stellar month saw the crafty Espanola center pile up 30 points, in just 11 games, on 13 goals and 17 assists.

Averaging just under three points-per-game in the time frame, the 19-year-old from Kinburn, Ont., also supplied eight multi-point efforts in October. Signoretti presently paces the NOJHL in offensive production as he tops all league skaters in tallies (22); assists (28); points (50) and man advantage markers (10).

He is currently skating with NOJHL West at the Eastern Canada Cup All-Star Challenge, in Trenton, Ont., that features 10 select squads comprised of players from the five eastern-based leagues within the CJHL.

With files from Scott Marshall, Statistician (NOJHL)

Photo credit: Petrah Joehl / Sudbury Light Event Photography

2ND STAR: NOAH PAK, (G) COLLINGWOOD BLUES (OJHL) – Committed to attend school and play at NCAA Division I Yale next season, Pak was 7-1-0-0 last month, posting an impressive 0.88 goals-against average along with an equally solid .962 save percentage.

The 20-year-old Oakville, Ont., product recorded three shutouts, including a big blanking of the Milton Menace in a battle between the top two teams in the OJHL West Division, back on Oct. 29.
The runner-up for OJHL Goaltender of the Month in September, Pak sports a 17-2-0-0 record so far this season, with a league-best goals-against average of 1.32 and a .941 save percentage, which also leads the way. His five shutouts tie him for the most in the OJHL.

With files from Jim Mason, Director of Communications (OJHL)

3RD STAR: TOMIS MARINKOVIC, (F) GRANDE PRAIRIE STORM (AJHL) – Contributing by tallying 10 times and helping set-up 11 others through 10 games also earned Marinkovic top player laurels in the Alberta Junior Hockey League for the time period.

The skilled Grande Prairie Storm forward also boasted an eight-game point streak in October, which featured a five-point night in a 5-4 overtime victory versus the Drumheller Dragons, Oct. 13. He later notched hat tricks against the Canmore Eagles and Whitecourt Wolverines, sandwiched around a three-assist performance vs. the Olds Grizzlys.

A four-time star of the game honouree in October, and a player of the week winner once, the 19-year-old from Coquitlam, B.C., currently sits tied for sixth in AJHL scoring, with 29 points, including 16 goals.

With files from Charla Flett, Executive Director (AJHL)

Earning Honourable Mention for the CJHL’s 3 Stars of the Month for October were: Ty Whyte, (F) Kemptville 73’s (CCHL); Alexandre Lamarre, (F) CEGEP Beauce-Appalaches (LHJAAAQ); Nolan Chastko, (F) Virden Oil Capitals (MJHL); Will Allen, (F) Miramichi Timberwolves (MHL); Cage Newans, (F) Humboldt Broncos (SJHL) and Max Roby, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL).


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