Congratulations to Glenview Stars player Alex Thomas for being named the BMO Harris Bank Blackhawks Youth Player of the Month for March 2012. Alex is a Squirt who played on the league-champion Squirt Silver and state finalist Girls U10 teams, winning four flags this season.
Alex was selected by the Blackhawks over a large number of other candidates because of her enthusiasm in hockey and in the community. As part of the award, Alex was honored during an on-ice ceremony on April 1st at the Blackhawks vs. Minnesota Wild game at the United Center.
Alex was also interviewed by a Blackhawks/Comcast camera crew at practice this month and her interview will air on Comcast SportsNet Chicago (channel 37 or channel 200 HD) this Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m. The broadcast will repeat several times this month.
Thursday, April 12 at 5 p.m.
Saturday, April 14 at 7 p.m.
Monday, April 16 at 11:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 21 at 6 p.m.
Sunday, April 22 at 8 p.m.
Friday, April 27 at 11:30 a.m.
According to the Blackhawks, selection criteria for the award is based on:
In determining the Youth Hockey Player of the Month, the judges will also consider the nominee's academic accomplishments and involvement with his/her school.