Brule named WHL Player of the Month

By pbadmin

WHL Press Release

Calgary – The Western Hockey League today announced that forward Gilbert Brule of the Vancouver Giants has been named the HUSKY WHL Player of the Month for February.

The 19-year-old forward from North Vancouver, British Columbia recorded 12 goals and 23 points in 13 games played during the month of February. Brule helped lead the Giants to a 10-2-0-1 record for the month. The Giants lead the WHL Western Conference with 92 points and are only one point out of 1st place overall in the Western Hockey League.

Brule recorded three power-play goals, four game-winning goals and a plus-minus rating of +6 in February.

Brule, who was also the Greyhound WHL Player of the Week during the week of February 13th to February 19th, was drafted in the 1st round, 6th overall, by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.

His accomplishments make Gilbert Brule a deserving choice as the HUSKY WHL Player of the Month for February.

HUSKY, proud sponsor of the WHL Education Program and the Canada West WHL Graduate of the Month.

2005-06 Husky WHL Player of the Month – Previous Winners:

September/October: Troy Brouwer, Moose Jaw Warriors

November: Devin Setoguchi, Saskatoon Blades

December: Ian McDonald, Tri-City Americans

January: Matt Keetley, Medicine Hat Tigers

February: Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants