Vipers’ A.J. Ryan named Western conference top offensive player for December

By Gary Rennie


The LaSalle Vipers’s A.J. Ryan was named Western Conference offensive player of the month for December. A.J. had seven goals and 13 points in the eight games in December.


Overall, A.J. is 11th place in Greater Ontario Junior Hockey League goal scoring with 23 in 33 games, including five shorthand goals and one game winner. He’s had two hat tricks this season, both against St. Marys.


With 21 assists, Ryan leads the Vipers in scoring, a point ahead of his usual linemate Kory Silverio.


The Western Conference defensive player for December is Luc Arsenault of the Komoka Kings and the top goalie is the London Nationals’ Jukka Schotter.


For an album of A.J. Ryan highlight photos from this season, check out the Vipers’ Facebook page.