Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Clutch weekend earns Smokies captain McMullen POW honours

Press Release

Trail Smoke Eaters forward and captain Garrett McMullen has been named the BCHL's Gongshow Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 9, the league announced Tuesday.

McMullen led the Smokies to a pair of overtime wins and was named 1st Star both nights. The Rochester, N.Y. native scored the winner in double OT to go along with an assist in a 2-1 victory against the Vernon Vipers. He followed up wth two goals in a 6-5 triumph over the Langley Rivermen.

The 20-year-old now sits second on the Smoke Eaters in scoring with 30 points, good enough for 14th in the BCHL.

Honourable mentions this week go to:

Penticton Vees D Troy Stecher (5A, 1st Star)

Prince George Spruce Kings F Chad Staley (2G, 1A, two 1st Stars)

Trail Smoke Eaters D Braden Pears (1G, 1A, OT GWG, FortisBC Energy Player)

Victoria Grizzlies G Michael Stiliadis (2W, .946 sv%, 1.50 GAA)

Penticton Vees F Louie Nanne (4G, hat trick, 3rd Star) 

(Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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