Vipers forward Campbell named CJHL Academic Player of the Year
🏆 CJHL ACADEMIC PLAYER OF THE YEAR: JOJO TANAKA-CAMPBELL
— Hockey Canada (@HockeyCanada) May 7, 2020
Vernon Vipers forward JoJo Tanaka-Campbell was named Canadian Junior Hockey League Academic Player of the Year for 2019-20 on Thursday. It is an award the Yale University commit had to apply to the CJHL for consideration.
During his five years at Shawnigan Lake School on Vancouver Island, Tanaka-Campbell made the Honour Roll and Dean’s List annually and perennially was among the top three academic students in his grade. The 19-year-old had seven goals and 19 assists in 52 games as a rookie with the Vipers this past season.
Three Stars of the Night ⏪ May 8, 1999
First Star: Vernon forward Petr Chytka scored the winning goal shorthanded and added an assist as the Vipers beat the Ontario Junior Hockey League’s Bramalea Blues 3-2 to advance to the 1999 RBC Cup final.
Second Star: Vipers forward Tyler Knight assisted on Chytka’s winner and notched a helper on Vernon’s second period power play goal.
Third Star: Blues forward Mike Cammalleri scored a goal and an assist in the loss.
Honourable Mentions: Vernon goaltender Derek Gustafson made 21 saves.