MICHAEL HAILS HAS been named VIJHL Player of the Week.

MICHAEL HAILS HAS been named VIJHL Player of the Week.

Michael Hails is VIJHL Player of the Week

Comox Valley Glacier Kings netminder posted shutout on Halloween night

Comox Valley Glacier Kings goalie Michael Hails was named Vancouver Island Junior Hockey League Player of the Week on Nov. 6.

“Michael had a real Halloween treat with a 3-0 shutout in Nanaimo on Thursday, Oct. 31. He faced 36 shots, then started the game in Saanich on Nov. 1 where he faced 32 shots, allowing two goals,” the VIJHL website noted.

As of Nov. 8, Hails had three wins in five games played with a 3.20 GAA and .906 save percentage. That ranked him eighth in goalies with more than four games played.

The Glacier Kings, currently in second place in the North Division, are in Nanaimo tonight to face the first-place Buccaneers who they trail by nine points.

The Yetis are home tonight (Nov. 8) to host the Oceanside Generals in a 7:30 p.m. start at Comox Valley Sports Centre Arena #1. They return the visit to Parksville on Nov. 9. Looking ahead, the Icemen are home  Nov. 16 when the Campbell River Storm blows into town. Game time is 7:30 p.m. at Sports Centre #1.

In the latest rankings of Junior B teams from the VIJHL, Pacific Junior Hockey League and Kootenay International Junior Hockey League, the Glaciers Kings (12-8-0-1) are 12th of 39 teams.

Nanaimo (16-3-0-0) is second and the VIJHL South Division leading Victoria Cougars (14-2-1-1) are third. The rankings are based on winning percentage as of Nov. 3.


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