Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Late-game tallies land POW honours for Vipers forward Blacklock

Press Release

Vernon Vipers defenceman Jason Bird has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 13, the league announced Monday.

Bird tallied two goals and two assist as the Vipers recorded a pair of wins over the Chilliwack Chiefs. The Toronto native assisted on both insurance goals in a 4-1 home win Friday where he was named 3rd Star and then tallied a power-play goal and the overtime winner in a 5-4 come-from-behind road win on Saturday.

Honorable mentions this week:

Vernon Vipers F Mason Blacklock: 4G, 1A, 1st Star, 2nd Star

Langley Rivermen F Jakob Reichert: 1G, 1A, 1st Star, 2nd Star

Penticton Vees F Brad McClure: 3G, 1A, 1st Star, 2nd Star, OT GWG

Victoria Grizzlies F Jesse Schwarz: 1G, 3A, 1st Star, GWG

Salmon Arm SilverBacks F Evan Anderson: 3G, 1st Star, 2nd Star, GWG

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

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