BRANTFORD’S KOJOKARO NAMED OJHL WARRIOR WEST PLAYER OF MONTH

February 6, 2024, Mississauga, Ontario – The Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL) announced today that Evin Kojokaro of the Brantford 99ers (Photo by Ray MacAloney / OJHL Images) has been named the Warrior West Conference Player-of-the-Month for January after he tallied 14 points during nine games. His 11 goals were second only to East Player of the Month Adam O’Marra’s 13 across the 24-team league..

Kojokaro had three-point games during the month against Milton, Mississauga and the Toronto Patriots.

Kojokaro was obtained by Brantford after playing in the OJHL last season for North York, Caledon and the Patriots. He has 57 points (36 goals/21 assists) in 47 games this year.

Before the OJHL, the 19-year-old from Thornhill played in the Mississauga Senators and Richmond Hill Coyotes minor hockey organizations.

Evin will be presented with an OJHL watch from Baron Championship Rings at a 99ers home game.

Cayden Faust of the  Leamington Flyers was runner-up to Kojokaro as the West Conference Player-of-the-Month. The 20-year-old from Windsor had 15 points (five goals/10 assists) in eight games. Faust has netted 55 points (18 goals/37 assists) during 45 games in his first season in the OJHL. The captain of the Flyers was obtained from Navan of the CCHL ahead of this season. He previously played for the Jr. B LaSalle Vipers  and the Windsor Spitfires AAA organization.

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About the OJHL – “League of Choice”

The Ontario Junior Hockey League is the largest Junior ‘A’ league operating under the auspices of the Canadian Junior Hockey League with 24 member clubs. A proud member of the CJHL and Ontario Hockey Association, the OJHL was originally named the Ontario Provincial Junior ‘A’ Hockey League and it was formed out of the Central Junior ‘B’ Hockey League in 1993-94. With a long and storied history of developing players for the next level, including U SPORTS, the NCAA, CHL, minor pro ranks and the NHL, the OJHL has more than 45 NCAA Division 1 commitments already this season.

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