Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Cents forward Harper clutch on the road, earns Gongshow POW award

Press Release

Merritt Centennials forward Silvan Harper has been named the Gongshow BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 27, the league announced Monday.

Harper led the Cents to three wins on their Vancouver Island road trip and recorded six points in the process. The Coquitlam native began with two goals in an overtime win against Victoria, scored the game-winner plus one helper in a win over Cowichan Valley and took 1st Star in the finale as he tallied a goal and an assist in a win over Nanaimo.

Harper, the active games played leader in the BCHL with 220, now has 27 points and is poised to break his single-season points record from last year when he had 28.

Honourable mentions this week:

Surrey Eagles D Devon Toews (1G 4A, 2nd Star, 3rd Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)

Trail Smoke Eaters F Luke Sandler (4G, GWG, two 3rd Stars)

Penticton Vees F Cody DePourcq (3G, GWG, 1st Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)

Merritt Centennials F Regan Soquila (4G 3A, OT GWG, 3rd Star, 2nd Star)

Trail Smoke Eaters D Braden Pears (2G, GWG, 2nd Star, 3rd Star)

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

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