Kings forward Kyle Betts has been named an Honourable Mention for this week’s BCHL Player of the Week award, announced by the league this afternoon.
Betts had 3 goals through the weekend including a pair Friday against Vernon where he also scored the game winner and got named the game’s 1st Star. He now has 4 goals on the season and sits 6th in team scoring. The award was taken out by Nanaimo’s Matt Hoover who scored 4-3-7 in a trio of Clipper wins.
Here’s the full release from the league:
Nanaimo Clippers forward Matthew Hoover has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 4, the league announced Monday.
Hoover notched four goals and three assists as the Clippers went undefeated in three games. He scored the game-winner as part of a two-goal, three-assist game to earn 1st Star in a 7-4 home win over Alberni Valley. He followed that with a goal in a 4-2 win over Coquitlam where he was again 1st Star and wrapped his week with a power-play tally in a 5-2 win over Vernon.
The Canisius College recruit’s nine goals on the season ties him for tops in the BCHL.
Honourable mentions this week:
Langley Rivermen G Nick Trenciansky: 3W, 1st Star, 96 saves/104 shots, .923 sv%, 2.53 GAA
Langley Rivermen F Justin Szeto: 3G, two 1st Stars, GWG
Penticton Vees D Dante Fabbro: 2G, 3A, 3rd Star
Nanaimo Clippers F Devin Brosseau: 1G, 7A, two 2nd Stars
Cowichan Valley Capitals G Storm Phaneuf: W, T, 1st Star, 2nd Star, 100 saves/108 shots, .926 sv%, 2.53 GAA
Powell River Kings F Kyle Betts: 3G, 1st Star, GWG