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Monday, April 4, 2016

Pats Adam Brooks named WHL Player of the Week

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Calgary, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Regina Pats forward Adam Brooks has been named the WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 3rd, 2016. 

Brooks recorded nine points (2g-7a) to go along with a plus-4 rating in three games to propel the Regina Pats to three straight victories against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Regina won the series 4-1.

On Tuesday, March 29th against the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Brooks tallied three assists to claim first star honours as the Pats skated to a 3-2 win in Game 3. The following night, Brooks netted his fourth goal of the post-season as the Pats took Game 4 over the Hurricanes by a score of 2-0. On April 1st, Brooks capped off a productive week as he recorded five points (1g-4a) to lead the Pats to a 7-2 victory over the Hurricanes which clinched the series. Brooks was named the game’s third star for his efforts.

The 19-year-old native of Winnipeg, MB finished the 2015-16 regular season as the League’s top scorer with 120 points (38g-82a) and a plus-41 rating while appearing in all 72 games this season. Brooks currently leads all WHL skaters in post-season points with 14 (5g-9a). The 5-10, 175 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign and has amassed 205 points (76g-129a) in 251 career WHL regular season contests.

The WHL has also nominated Jordan Papirny of the Brandon Wheat Kings for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week award. Papirny, a 1996-born netminder from Edmonton, AB posted a record of 3-0-0-0 with a 1.00 goals against average and a .959 save percentage with one shutout. On Wednesday, March 30th, Papirny turned aside 34 of 35 shots to propel the Wheat Kings to a 3-1 win over the Edmonton Oil Kings in Game 3. The following night, Papirny made 15 saves to pick up a shutout as the Wheat Kings went on to win Game 4 by a score of 5-0. Papirny was named the game’s third star for his efforts. On April 3rd, Papirny kept up his productivity as he made 22 saves to guide the Wheat Kings to a 5-2 road win over the Oil Kings in Game 5. Currently in his third WHL campaign with Brandon, Papirny has posted a 98-42-12-7 record with a 2.85 goals against average and a .907 save percentage with 12 shutouts in 162 career WHL regular season appearances.

WHL Player of the Week
Sept. 24 – Sept. 27: Alex Forsberg, Victoria Royals
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Reid Gardiner, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 5 – Oct. 11: Brayden Point, Moose Jaw Warriors
Oct. 12 – Oct. 18: Jon Martin, Swift Current Broncos
Oct. 19 – Oct. 25: Jesse Gabrielle, Prince George Cougars
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Mathew Barzal, Seattle Thunderbirds
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Nick Merkley, Kelowna Rockets
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Jackson Houck, Calgary Hitmen
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Tyson Baillie, Kelowna Rockets
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Justin Gutierrez, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Tyler Benson, Vancouver Giants
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Rihards Bukarts, Portland Winterhawks
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Kailer Yamamoto, Spokane Chiefs
Dec. 28 – Jan. 3: Adam Brooks, Regina Pats
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Adam Helewka, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Reid Gardiner, Prince Albert Raiders
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Giorgio Estephan, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Chase Witala, Prince George Cougars
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Ivan Provorov, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Dryden Hunt, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Adam Brooks, Regina Pats
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Tyler Wong, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 29 – Mar. 6: Jayce Hawryluk, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Chad Butcher, Medicine Hat Tigers
Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Tyler Soy, Victoria Royals
Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: Vladimir Bobylev, Victoria Royals
Mar. 28 – Apr. 3: Adam Brooks, Regina Pats

Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week (WHL Nominee)
Sept. 24 – Sept. 27: Landon Bow, Swift Current Broncos
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Coleman Vollrath, Victoria Royals
Oct. 5 – Oct. 11: Coleman Vollrath, Victoria Royals
Oct. 12 – Oct 18: Ian Scott, Prince Albert Raider
Oct. 19 – Oct. 25: Adin Hill, Portland Winterhawks
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Adin Hill, Portland Winterhawks
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Landon Bow, Swift Current Broncos
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Declan Hobbs, Kootenay ICE
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Ty Edmonds, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Nick Schneider, Medicine Hat Tigers
Dec. 28 – Jan. 3: Carter Hart, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Landon Bow, Seattle Thunderbirds
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Jordan Papirny, Brandon Wheat Kings
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Coleman Vollrath, Victoria Royals
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Taz Burman, Swift Current Broncos
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Zach Sawchenko, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Landon Bow, Seattle Thunderbirds
Feb. 29 – Mar. 6: Connor Ingram, Kamloops Blazers
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Landon Bow, Seattle Thunderbirds
Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Jordan Papirny, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 21 – Mar. 27: Mario Petit, Everett Silvertips
Mar. 28 – Apr. 3: Jordan Papirny, Brandon Wheat Kings

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I still can't believe he wasn't named player of the year.