BC HOCKEY LEAGUES PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 18, 2020
U18 AAA (MAJOR MIDGET LEAGUE)
#8 Alex Ochitwa
Cariboo Cougars
Prince George, BC
Forward
23G, 31A
Battling through injury, Ochitwa notched 20 points through nine (9) games in February including a highlight-worthy lacrosse style goal against the Kootenay Ice. Ochitwa is an integral part of the Cougars leadership group and has committed to the Merritt Centennials of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).

Ochitwa volunteers his time with Prince George Minor Hockey Association (PGMHA) mentoring young hockey players. He's also played floor hockey with local Special Olympic athletes and street hockey with members of the community at this years Winterfest in Prince George.
U18F AAA (FEMALE MIDGET LEAGUE)
#10 Jenna Buglioni
Greater Vancouver Comets
Port Moody, BC
Forward
26G, 26A
Buglioni finished off February with 16 points in seven (7) games and led the league in points overall this season. On top of that, she broke the all-time regular season points record for the Female U18 AAA League (U18F AAA) with 185 and holds the record for most regular season goals with 41 in the 2018-2019 season.

An exemplary athlete on and off the ice, Buglioni spends her time coaching two (2) hockey teams during the spring season and volunteered at this years Wickfest in Surrey, BC.

Jenna represented Team Canada at the U18 Women’s World Championships in Bratislava, Slovakia this past December and January. She led the national team with four (4) points in five (5) games and helped the team to a silver medal finish. Jenna will continue her hockey career and education at Ohio State University next season.
U16 AAA (MINOR MIDGET LEAGUE)
#91 Max Graham
Okanagan Rockets
Forward
Kelowna, BC
33G, 29A
Graham has been an offensive force for the Rockets all season, culminating with a tremendous final weekend that earned him the U16 AAA league scoring title. His 33 goals led the league, as well as adding almost an assist per game, shows he is not only a dangerous shooter, but he also shares the puck well.

Max was part of the Reading for Rockets program that the Okanagan Rockets participated in earlier this season and has signed with the Everett Silvertips of the Western Hockey League (WHL).
U15 AAA (MAJOR BANTAM LEAGUE)
#23 Sam Elliott
Valley West Giants
Forward
Surrey, BC
12G, 28A
Elliott had a strong performance throughout February, scoring 11 points in five (5) games. Elliott is a proven leader for the Giants and is respected by his teammates and coaches alike, leading by example.

He competes hard in every game while still being defensively responsible. In big games, Elliott is an impact player and one the his teammates can always count on.
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