Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Bulldogs captain Strand goes big on road trip, earns POW nod

Press Release

Alberni Valley Bulldogs forward and captain Tryg Strand has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Nov. 3, the league announced Monday.

Strand scored eight points on the 'Dogs three-game Mainland road trip, helping his team to four of a possible six points. The Invermere, B.C. native opened with two assists and a 2nd Star in a win over Coquitlam, had a helper in a loss to Surrey and finished with a big five-point outing that included two goals and a 1st Star honour in a win over Chilliwack.

Honourable mentions this week:

Trail Smoke Eaters F Jesse Knowler: 2G, 3A, 1st Star, GWG, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game

Merritt Centennials F Scott Patterson: 3G, 1A, two 1st Stars

Nanaimo Clippers F Bo Brauer: 2G, 2A, 1st Star, 3rd Star

Victoria Grizzlies F Jesse Schwarz: 1G, 4A, 1st Star, GWG

Langley Rivermen F James Robinson: 2G, 1st Star, 3rd Star, 2OT GWG

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

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