For our 30th Anniversary season the Springfield Jr. Blues are proud to partner with Jimmy John’s to name the Jimmy John’s Player of the Month Award! Each month this season we will recognize a player who has gone above and beyond to help the team on the ice and exceeded expectations. Each winner will receive a special gift courtesy of Jimmy John’s!


September: Tyler Borgula, Forward – Livonia, MI

Our 1st Jimmy John’s Player of the Month award goes to rookie forward Tyler Borgula. Borgula tallied 3 goals and 1 assist in 5 games including the game winning goal against the New Jersey Titans at the NAHL Showcase.

October: Nikita Nikora, Forward – St. Petersburg, Russia

Rookie forward Nikita Nikora has earned Player of the Month honors for the month of October after recording 4 goals and 6 assists in 10 games played. Nikora sits in the Top 5 in scoring amongst all rookies in the NAHL alongside teammate Tyler Borgula.