SIJHL Lakers’ Chorney Named December Rookie of the Month

LakersThe Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Friday January 2nd that Fort Frances Lakers forward Carter Chorney has been named the Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions Corp. rookie of the month for December.

In six games played in December the 17-year-old Rainy River, Ont., native registered eight points on two goals and six assists.

Included in his efforts was a career-best three point night in a triumph over Dryden back on December 2nd.

Chorney has tallied five times and doled out 16 helpers in 27 games overall and enters 2015 riding a four-game point streak.

Fort Frances has also gone 13-1 in games so far this season in which Chorney registers at least one point.

For his efforts Chorney will receive a prize package from Amyotte’s Awards & Promotions Corp.

Also receiving consideration for SIJHL rookie of the month honours was: Daniel McKitrick, (F) Thunder Bay North Stars; Ryan Hron, (F) Dryden GM Ice Dogs; Kyle Carignan, (G) Minnesota Iron Rangers and Alex Maticic, (F) English River Miners.

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