‘Cru’ Captain YYC Bound

Sherwood Park Crusaders forward, Arjun Atwal (’99) has committed to the University of Calgary Dinos (U Sports) for the 2020-21 season.

Atwal served as captain of a Crusaders team that dominated the 2019-20 Alberta Junior Hockey League regular season. Sherwood Park finished the season with 98 points and the most wins in the AJHL, posting a 49-9-0 record.

The Sherwood Park, Alta. product played his entire AJHL career in his hometown and Crusaders General Manager, Kyle Chase, gives a lot of credit to Atwal for the resurgence of the program in Sherwood Park.

“Arjun is one of the biggest reasons why our program has made the quick turnaround that it has,” explained Chase. “Arjun’s character and leadership on and off the ice have been a valuable piece of this organization’s growth in the last three years. The Dinos have acquired a first rate hockey player and a first class human being. The Crusaders organization would like to thank Arjun and wish him and his family the best with U of C.”

Atwal lit up the scoresheet in his final Junior season, posting 35G, 72A, 107 Pts. in just 52 games in 2019-20.