Thursday , 19 May 2022
AJ Macaulay, left, and Kash Rasmussen, right, added to their accolades on Monday. Image: Bonnyville Pontiacs.

Macaulay and Rasmussen named to AJHL All-League Team

Two Bonnyville Pontiacs were recognized for their excellence in the 2021-22 AJHL season on Monday.

AJ Macaulay and Kash Rasmussen were named to the AJHL’s All-League Team, which picked the best three forwards, two defencemen, and goaltender from the North and South Divisions.

Players are selected to the teams through a voting process completed by the league’s General Managers and Coaches.

The Pontiacs were the only team to have two players make the list.

Macaulay was also a finalist for the league’s Top Defenceman Award, while Rasmussen was a finalist for League MVP.

Viterra North Division All-League Team

  • G     Kolby Thornton – Lloydminster Bobcats
  • D     A.J. Macaulay – Bonnyville Pontiacs
  • D     Brett Bamber – Drayton Valley Thunder
  • F      Caiden Gault – Spruce Grove Saints
  • F      Tyler Wallace – Fort McMurray Oil Barons
  • F      Kash Rasmussen – Bonnyville Pontiacs

About Michael Menzies

Menzies is the editor-at-large for Connected Media Inc. Born and raised in Vermilion, he started in May 2018 during his NAIT Radio and Television practicum and reports on local politics, sports, and community issues. He became the Bonnyville Pontiacs play-by-play voice during the 2019-20 season. He also comments on provincial and national issues. Menzies hosts Connected! Evening Monday-Thursday at 5 o’clock. He also likes to buy books and read some of them.