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Saturday, September 24, 2016 - Submitted by HJHL Media

Airdrie Thunder (11)
Mountainview Colts (9)

DIDSBURY – Reigning HJHL scoring champion and player of the week Clay Murray had a six-point night as the Airdrie Thunder came away victorious in one of the wildest HJHL games in history, as they were 11-9 winners over the Mountainview Colts on Saturday.

  Murray scored four times and added two assists, while teammate Rylan Plante-Crough had a two-goal, two-assist evening. Jesse Fischer and Jared Janke also each found the back of the net twice for the Thunder (4-0-0), while Dylan McCuaig finished with four assists.
  The Thunder led 3-1 after 20 minutes and 6-3 going into the third period, where things would get crazy. The Colts (2-1-0) would score six times in the frame, while the Thunder tacked on five. There were seven goals scored in the first 5:26 of the final frame.
  Alan Klinck and Tyson Schmidt led the way for the Colts, each netting two goals and one assist. Evan Ingram also found the back of the net twice, while Cole Sutherland picked up four helpers on the night.

Monday, September 19, 2016 - Submitted by HJHL Media

The Heritage Junior Hockey League announced today that Airdrie Thunder forward Clay Murray has been named the HJHL Player of the Week for the week ending on September 18, 2016.
Murray, 19, recorded three goals and one assist in two games, helping the Thunder start the season with a 2-0-0 record.
The Airdrie, AB product had a goal and assist on Friday night in a win over Three Hills, before scoring twice on Sunday in a win over Medicine Hat.

Murray had the game-winner in both games.

Friday, September 16, 2016 - Submitted by HJHL Media

Airdrie Thunder (6)
Three Hills Thrashers (0)

AIRDRIE – A balanced scoring attack and 26 saves from goaltender Kade Taplin paced the Airdrie Thunder (1-0-0) to a 6-0 season opening win over the Three Hills Thrashers (0-1-0) on Friday night at the Ron Ebbesen Arena.  Clay Murray looks to repeat as the HJHL scoring champion as the 19-year-old finished the night with a goal and assist. Tyler Devost and Gavin Klein also netted a goal and one helper, while Jacob McDonald, Jared Jenke and Andrew McLennan each tallied singles.  The shutout marks the first in Taplin’s 94-game HJHL career.Greg Pols stood tall in the Thrashers’ net, making 56 saves on the night.




Friday, September 23, 2016 - Submitted by HJHL Media
Airdrie Thunder (3)
Red Deer Vipers (0)
AIRDRIE – Jared Janke’s goal 1:59 into the first period stood up as the game-winner as the Airdrie Thunder used 27 saves from Kade Taplin to skate to a 3-0 win over the Red Deer Vipers on Friday evening at the Ron Ebbesen Arena.  The score remained 1-0 for just over 39 minutes before Rylan Plante-Crough and Clay Murray added third period markers as the Thunder (3-0-0) won their third straight game to start the season.  Branden Bilodeau made 34 saves in goal for the Vipers (1-2-0).