BENSENVILLE, Ill. - The Chicago Cougars Premier team is proud to announce that defenseman Aidan Canady has been named the Midwest East Division Defenseman of the Month for December. This recognition comes as no surprise to many, given Canady's consistent performance and leadership on the ice.
Hailing from Schaumburg, Ill., the ‘03-born Canady showcased his remarkable skills and hockey IQ throughout December, making significant contributions from the blue line. In just five games last month, Canady managed to dish out six assists, further solidifying his reputation as an offensive threat from the defensive position.
One of the most impressive aspects of Canady's game is his consistent point production. As a returning All-Star from the previous season, his 26 points in 24 games during the 2023-2024 campaign are a testament to his offensive prowess. In just 62 career Premier games, Canady has amassed an impressive 92 points, emphasizing his importance to the Cougars' lineup.
Beyond his offensive capabilities, Canady has also been a stalwart defensively. His commitment to the team's success is evident in his average ice time per game, leading the Cougars with an average of 22 minutes and 21 seconds on the ice in December. Such numbers not only reflect his endurance but also his reliability in crucial game situations.
When looking at the Premier 2023-2024 season statistics, Canady's impact becomes even more evident. With 5 goals and 22 assists, he currently stands at 27 points. Additionally, his 50 penalty minutes highlight a physical aspect to his game, demonstrating his willingness to play a complete and multifaceted role for the team.
The Midwest East Division Defenseman of the Month accolade is a well-deserved honor for Aidan Canady. His dedication, skill set, and leadership qualities make him an invaluable asset to the Chicago Cougars Premier team. As the season progresses, fans can undoubtedly expect Canady to continue his stellar play and contribute to the team's pursuit of success.
Congratulations to Aidan Canady on this major accomplishment, and here's to many more standout performances in the Windy City!