Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Tambellini soars in Eagles debut, takes Gongshow POW honours

Press Release

Surrey Eagles forward Adam Tambellini has been named the Gongshow BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 13, the league announced Monday.

Tambellini scored both goals in a 2-1 win over the Penticton Vees in his first game with the Eagles and was named 2nd Star for his efforts. He followed that up with a hat trick and two assists in a 10-2 victory over the Langley Rivermen where he was named 1st Star.

The Edmonton native is now tied with Langley's Mario Puskarich for the BCHL lead in goals with 27 and he sits fourth overall in BCHL scoring with 46 points in 38 games.

Honourable mentions this week go to:

West Kelowna Warriors F Max French (3G 3A, 1st Star, GWG)

Surrey Eagles F Brady Shaw (2G 5A, 2nd Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)

Powell River Kings F J.P. Villeneuve (4G 1A, 1st Star, GWG)

Nanaimo Clippers D Christopher Rygus (4A, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)

Surrey Eagles G Michael Santaguida (3W, two 1st Stars, .955 sv%, 1.70 GAA)

Trail Smoke Eaters F Mitch Foyle (1G, 3A, 3rd Star, two FortisBC Energy Player of the Game nods) 

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

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