Ottawa, Ontario – The Eastern Ontario Junior Hockey League is proud to announce it’s CCM Hockey December Performers of the Month. Perth Blue Wings forward Ben Langille takes home Forward of the Month, Char-Lan Rebels defenseman Owen Carter is the Defenseman of the Month, goaltender Zachari Racine of the Casselman Vikings gets Goalie of the Month, and Winchester Hawks defenseman Shane Moodie earns the Rookie of the Month.
FOTM: ’02 Ben Langille (Perth Blue Wings)
Langille, 19, collected five goals and five assists in six games during the month of December. The Stittsville, Ontario native has been very hot throughout the season. He has 21 goals, to go along with 22 assists in 23 games played. Not only he has 43 points, but is currently on a 15 game point streak by recording 30 points (15G / 15A). Langille led his team to a 4-2 month of December before the shutdown. He recorded one point in each of his six games.
DOTM: ’03 Owen Carter (Char-Lan Rebels)
Carter, 18, played in six games and recorded five assists. Carter played big minutes in all situations of the ice. He recorded two assists against Casselman on Dec 9th in a 3-2 win. After the win, he went on to recorded one assists during his final three games in December. He is currently on a four game point streak. The Ingleside, Ontario native has five assists in 10 games this season.
GOTM: ’03 Zachari Racine (Casselman Vikings)
Racine, 18, only played in two games during December and it resulted in both wins against the Ottawa Jr. Canadians and Ottawa West Golden Knights. He was 2-0, recorded one shutout, had a 0.50 GAA / .982 SV%. Racine made all 26 saves for his second shutout of the season against OJC and then followed it up by making 30 saves in a win on Dec 11th against Ottawa West. The Casselman, Ontario native is 9-3-1 in 14 games this season, to go along with a 1.71 GAA / .943 SV%. He has two shutouts this season.
ROTM: ’04 Shane Moodie (Winchester Hawks)
Moodie, 17, collect three assists in four games during December. Moodie was always playing against opponents top lines and became a shutdown defenseman. He was able to collect two wins out of four games during December. The Orleans, Ontario native has five goals and four assists in 20 games during his first season in Winchester.
All of the Award recipients will receive a CCM stick.