Thursday, July 5, 2018

By Charles V Reilly

In a major announcement released today AJ Lackas – Vegas Hockey’s Bantam Player of the Year in 2017 – has signed with the AAA Colorado Thunderbirds 15u Elite for this season. AJ scored two goals for the AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 14u team during the U.S. Nationals. He has been recognized as a top young player for a few seasons here in Las Vegas.

AJ was captain of his Vegas Jr Golden Knights bantam team last season. He is 5’6, 130. AJ played right and left wing.

The AAA Colorado Thunderbirds 15u last season were 34-27-0 and ranked higher than top hockey programs like the AAA Rocky Mountain Roughriders, Victory Honda, Chicago Fury and the Washington Little Capitals.