Blackfalds Signs Two

The Blackfalds Bulldogs have signed Noah Davis and Jano Zambakdjian ahead of the 2023/24 Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) season.

Davis joined Edge School for the 2019/20 U15 Prep season, going 8-3-3 with a 3.66 GAA and .882 SV% in 14 games. The Calgary, AB netminder would play for the Edge U16 Prep team the following shortened season. In 2021/22 Davis played 22 U18 Prep games posting a record of 18-3-0 with 4 shutouts, a 1.84 GAA and .927 SV%.

This season Davis would be nominated for the CSSHL U18 Prep Top Goaltender Award after leading the league with 16 wins and finishing third with a 2.15 GAA. He would finish with a 16-1-1 record with 1 shutout and a .918 SV%. He would play four of the five Edge School playoff games, finishing with a record of 4-0-0, 1.99 GAA and .895 SV% as Edge captured the 2023 CSSHL U18 Prep Western Championship.

Zambakdjian has spent the last two seasons in the CSSHL with Mount Academy. During the 2021/22 Eastern U18 season Zambakdjian would lead all defensemen with 33 points in 28 games, earning CSSHL Eastern U18 Top Defenseman Award honours. The Laval, QC product would add two assists in three playoff games as Mount Academy U18 #1 captured the 2022 CSSHL Eastern U18 Championships.

A 10th round, 172nd overall pick by the Charlottetown Islanders at the 2021 Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) Draft, Zambakdjian played 10 games for the Mount Academy U18 Varsity team this season. He would finish with 2 goals and 8 assists, tying for the team lead among all Mount defensemen with 10 points.