NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE
Release Date: Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015
Photo credit: Jean-Rene Daoust
Gold Miners’ Erickson named Gongshow Gear player of the month
SUDBURY – The Northern Ontario Junior Hockey League announced Wednesday that Kirkland Lake Gold Miners goaltender Josh Erickson has been named the Gongshow Gear Inc. player of the month for January.
In seven appearances last month, the 20-year-old Woodbury, Minn., product went unbeaten winning five times and earning two ties.
Erickson registered a stingy 1.88 goals-against average for the month along with a solid .925 save percentage.
Currently boasting the best record in the NOJHL at 18-2-2, the Kirkland Lake stopper also leads all netminders in both average and save percentage at 2.32 and .916 respectively.
For his efforts Erickson 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 forwards Brendan Locke (Abitibi Eskimos) and Steve Harland (Powassan Voodoos) along with defenceman Nathan Campbell (Elliot Lake Wildcats).
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
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).
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.