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Brettzky - A painting of Brett Schimmel - 2013 
John Hufnagel

Henry Burris

This is a 22" x 28" acrylic on canvas painting of Brett Schimmel

First game in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.

 by Joe Versikaitis

This is a portrait painting of good friends of ours son in the Brooks, Alberta area. January 6, 2012 was Brett's first game in the AJHL ( Alberta Junior Hockey League ) playing with the Lloydminster Bobcats and at the time of this web add on July 10, 2013, playing for the Brooks Bandits. He played to a packed house in front of his home town of Brooks and I had the opportunity to go and take some photos for this piece.

Because Brett knows what I do and he seen me taking pictures during that game I had to tell him that I was taking pictures for a hockey magazine and that there was another player I was looking at. But he caught me looking at him during the game and he knew what was up.


The name " Brettzky " to me it's pretty obvious. Watching Brett growing up he always had a hockey stick in his hands. Always playing and skating. I put Brett and Greztky together to come up with " Brettzky "


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