Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Azurdia earns second Gongshow POW nod with six-point week

Press Release

Langley Rivermen forward Austin Azurdia has been named the Gongshow BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 10, the league announced Monday.

Azurdia posted back-to-back three-point games and helped the Rivermen to two wins in three games. The Wenatchee, Washington native began with a goal and two assists and was named FortisBC Energy Player of the Game in a 7-1 defeat of Coquitlam. He followed that with two goals, including the shorthanded game-winner, and an assist to take 1st Star as Langley knocked off the first-place Victoria Grizzlies 6-3.

It's the second time this season Azurdia has earned the Player of the Week nod and he is now second on the Rivermen in goals with 17 on the season.

Honourable mentions this week go to:

Penticton Vees F Louie Nanne (4G, GWG, 1st Star)

Penticton Vees F Jedd Soleway (2G 3A, 2nd Star)

Nanaimo Clippers D Josh Bryan (2G 1A, 1st Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game)

West Kelowna Warriors F Marcus Basara (2G 1A, GWG, 1st Star)

West Kelowna Warriors G Tyler Briggs (2W, two 2nd Stars, .938 sv%, 2.50GAA)

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