Wolves name players of the month for December

By: Sudbury Northern Life Staff

 | Jan 03, 2013 - 1:55 PM |
Sudbury Wolves' goaltender, Joel Vienneau, is the winner of the Molson Canadian 3-Star Award following a tremendous month in net, earning a record of 5-0-3 in his last eight starts, said the Sudbury Wolves in a news release.

Vienneau was named as the game’s first star on two occasions and also named as the game’s third star on two occasions. The Hearst native has also compiled a goals-against record of 2.16 in the month of December. In his last 13 games, Vienneau’s record stands at 6-1-2-3 — just one loss in regulation time.

Forward, Mathew Campagna was named the Industrial Alliance Player of the Month. Campagna, 18, is currently on a 14-game point streak, the longest active streak in the OHL. Over the past 14 games, Campagna has notched six goals and 20 assists for 26 points. The Wolves' 2010 first-round pick is currently leading the team in points with 40 points in 38 games.

Forward Brody Silk is the Wolves’ December winner of the Campbell's Scholastic Player of the Month Award. The 18-year-old Iroquois Falls native is concluding his secondary school education at Lasalle Secondary School this season and has accumulated a 72.7-per-cent average in three courses including two English classes and a Literacy class. Silk is also completing a co-op class which will provide the 6-0 left-winger with four full credits this semester.

Nick Baptiste is the winner of the Travelodge Hotel Sudbury Community Player of the Month Award. The Wolves’ first-round selection in 2011 has been a standout up front during the month of December as he has recorded seven goals and 15 points in his last 15 games. Baptiste was also very involved in the community this month as he participated in the CTV Lions Club Christmas Telethon, Perkin’s Cub Club dinner, Campbell’s Skating Party and the Annual Skate with the Wolves. He loves to meet with young fans and participate in team community functions as often as he can.

Award presentations will take place Jan. 4 as the Sudbury Wolves host the Brampton Battalion. Game time is 7:35 p.m.

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