Langley Rivermen forward Matt Ustaski has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 5, the league announced Monday.
Ustaski chalked up six points in three games, all wins for the Rivermen as they increased their lead atop the Mainland Division. The native of Glenview, Illinois opened with a pair of goals, including the overtime winner, in a 4-3 victory against Chilliwack and had another game-winner and an assist in a 5-1 win over Surrey where he took 1st Star. The 6-foot-6, 225-pounder finished up with a goal and a helper in a 6-2 win over Cowichan Valley.
Honourable mentions this week:
West Kelowna Warriors F David Pope: 4G, 2nd Star, 3rd Star
West Kelowna Warriors F Tyson Dallman: 2G, 2A, 2nd Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game
Nanaimo Clippers G Jayson Argue: W, T, 76 saves/79 shots, .962 sv%, 1.39 GAA, 1st Star, 2nd Star
Victoria Grizzlies G Alec Dillon: 2W, 58 saves/60 shots, .967 sv%, 1.00 GAA, 1st Star
Victoria Grizzlies F Gerry Fitzgerald: 3G, 1st Star, 2nd Star, two GWGs
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