Maclise named finalist for first ever CJHL MVP award

Lacombe native and Red Deer minor hockey graduate Cam Maclise is one of five finalists for the Canadian Junior Hockey League most valuable player award.

Lacombe native and Red Deer minor hockey graduate Cam Maclise is one of five finalists for the Canadian Junior Hockey League most valuable player award.

Maclise, a forward with the AJHL champion Brooks Bandits, scored a league-leading six game-winning goals this season and his 56 assists were the most in the 16-team loop. He was also the lone unanimous selection to the 2012-2013 AJHL South Division all-star team.

Maclise, who scored 27 goals and garnered 83 points during the regular season, is up against Paul J. Bourbeau of College Francais de Longueil of Quebec, Tyler Gjurich of the Buffalo Jr. Sabres of the Ontario League, Michael Pontarelli of the Cornwall Colts of the Central League, and Melville Millionaires (SJHL) goaltender Alex Wakaluk for the first-ever CJHL MVP award.

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