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Thunderbirds’ Katchouk named Gongshow Gear player of the month

NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
MEDIA UPDATE

Release Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Thunderbirds’ Katchouk named Gongshow Gear player of the month

SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Soo Thunderbirds forward Boris Katchouk has been named the Gongshow Gear Inc. player of the month for February.

In nine games last month, the 16-year-old rookie amassed 23 points helping Sault Ste. Marie go 8-1 in the contests he skated in.

Katchouk, who hails from Vancouver, B.C., tallied 10 times and set-up 13 others for the Thunderbirds in that span.

He has also registered at least one point in each of the past nine NOJHL match-ups he has suited up for.

Overall Katchouk has totalled 45 points for the T-Birds in 29 outings on 18 goals and 27 assists. He currently tops the club in point-per-game average at 1.55.

A second round pick, 33rd overall, of the Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds in the 2014 Ontario Hockey League Priority Selection, Katchouk has also seen action in nine OHL games this season picking up two assists along the way.

For his efforts he will receive a prize pack courtesy of Gongshow Gear, the official lifestyle hockey apparel of the NOJHL.

Also receiving consideration for the Gongshow Gear player of the month was Brenden Locke, (F) Abitibi Eskimos, Adam Baxter, (F) Elliot Lake Wildcats and Steve Harland, (F) Powassan Voodoos.

NOJHL – GONGSHOW GEAR PLAYER OF THE MONTH RECIPIENTS

September: Cody Gratton, (F) Cochrane Crunch
October: Cole Hepler, (F) Elliot Lake Wildcats
November: Steve Harland, (F) Powassan Voodoos
December: Mario Culina, (G) Soo Thunderbirds
January: Josh Erickson, (G) Kirkland Lake Gold Miners
February: Boris Katchouk, (F) Soo Thunderbirds

ABOUT GONGSHOW GEAR INC.

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).

COMPANY PROFILE

For more information on Gongshow Gear Inc., visit their website at www.gongshowgear.com or via Facebook at www.facebook.com/gongshowgear or Twitter at twitter.com/gongshowgear.