Alberni Valley Bulldogs goaltender Connor LaCouvee has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 27, the league announced Monday.
LaCouvee backstopped the 'Dogs to a pair of wins, including a double-overtime victory. The native of Qualicum Beach, B.C. made 43 saves and was named 3rd Star as Alberni Valley began the week with a 5-4 overtime win against rival Nanaimo. He followed that with a 33-save performance to earn 1st Star in a win over Trail.
In the pair of triumphs, the 19-year-old Lacouvee turned away 76 of 82 shots for a .927 save percentage and he recorded 2.86 goals-against average.
Honourable mentions this week:
Langley Rivermen D Chris Forney - 3G, 2A, GWG, 2nd Star
Chilliwack Chiefs G Lyndon Stanwood - W, 1st Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game, .931 sv%, 3.03 GAA
Powell River Kings G Jeff Smith - 2W, 1st Star, .958 sv%, 1.43 GAA
Chilliwack Chiefs F Austin Plevy - 1G, 3A, two 2nd Stars, GWG
West Kelowna Warriors F Reid Simmonds - 2G, 1A, GWG
Prince George Spruce Kings F Chad Staley - 3G, hat trick, 1st Star, GWG, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game.
Salmon Arm SilverBacks F Alex Jewell - 2G, 1st Star, GWG
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