Merritt Centennials goalie Devin Kero has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 19, the league announced Monday.
Kero backstopped the Cents to important divisional wins over the Vernon Vipers and Penticton Vees. The product of Hancock, Michigan stopped 56 of 58 shots for a 0.966 save percentage and had a 1.00 goals-against average in the two victories.
He was busiest in the defeat of Penticton as he made 35 saves and was named 1st Star. The BCHL rookie is now third in the league with a 0.921 save percentage on the season.
Honourable mentions this week:
Coquitlam Express F Canon Pieper: 4G, 3A, 1st Star, 2nd Star, FortiBC Energy Player of the Game
West Kelowna Warriors D Adam Plant: 1G, 2A, GWG
West Kelowna Warriors D Taki Pantiziris: 1G, 2A, 1st Star, 2nd Star
Nanaimo Clippers G Jayson Argue: 2W, 99 saves/105 shots, 0.943 sv%, 2.00 GAA
Salmon Arm SilverBacks D Cole McCaskill: 2G, 2nd Star, 3rd Star
Merritt Centennials F Jeff Wight: 2G, 2A, 1st Star, GWG
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