Atwal Named Crusaders 2019/2020 Captain

SHERWOOD PARK, AB: The Sherwood Park Crusaders are proud to announce that Arjun Atwal (’99) has been selected as the organization’s captain for the 2019/2020 campaign.

“(I’m) very happy to be named captain,” commented Atwal on the announcement. “Something I pride myself on is leading by example, and (I’m) honoured that they selected me.”

Rounding out the club’s leadership core as assistant captains are William Zapernick (’99), Jarred White (’99), Jacob Franzcak (’00), Carter Savoie (’02) and Michael Benning (’02).

Atwal, a product of the Southside Athletic Club, is entering his fourth season with the Crusaders organization. In 107 games through his AJHL career, Atwal has accumulated a total of 51 goals and 75 assists for 126 points. While a dynamic force on the ice, the native of Edmonton, Alberta is as well known for both his leadership ability and commitment to the community around him.

The Crusaders season begins on Friday, September 13th with a game against the Lloydminster Bobcats. Tickets are available at, or at the Crusaders box office one hour prior to the scheculed 7:00 PM puck drop.