Rivemen forward Derek Sutliffe has been named the Gongshow BCHL Player
of the Week for the week ending Jan. 6, the league announced Monday.
led the Rivermen to a pair of wins and scored the overtime game-winner
and a 1st Star nod in a 4-3 victory over the Cowichan Valley Capitals.
The previous night, the Las Vegas product assisted on the game-winning
goal plus one other in a 6-3 Langley win over division rival Chilliwack.
6-foot-1, 170-pound forward's contribution helped the Rivermen leapfrog
the Coquitlam Express in the Mainland Division standings and into the
final playoff spot.
Honourable mentions this week go to:
Surrey Eagles F Brady Shaw (4G, GWG, 1st Star, 3rd Star)
Merritt Centennials F Derek Huisman (3G, 1st Star)
West Kelowna Warriors D Braxton Bilous (2G 1A, 1st Star)
West Kelowna Warriors F Shawn Hochhausen (4A, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)
Nanaimo Clippers D Chris Rygus (2G, GWG)
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