WHL Press Release
CALGARY, AB – The WHL Player of the Week is forward Mark Santorelli of the Chilliwack Bruins. Santorelli earned player of the week honours by scoring 2 goals and 8 points in 4 games, helping the expansion Bruins to a 3-1-0-0 record last week.
On Tuesday, October 24, Santorelli scored once and added three assists in a 5-2 win over the Saskatoon Blades at the Prospera Center in Chilliwack.
On Friday, October 27, Santorelli recorded a pair of assists for the Bruins in a 4-2 win over the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings.
On Saturday, October 28, Santorelli scored in a 3-0 shutout over the Tri-City Americans in Kennewick, WA.
On Sunday, October 29, Santorelli rounded out the week with an assist in a 4-2 Chilliwack loss in Portland.
Santorelli, a 18-year-old native of Burnaby, British Columbia is eligible for the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.
Honourable mention goes to goaltender Dan Spence of the Calgary Hitmen.
WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Oct 16 – Oct 22 — Ivan Rohac, Kamloops Blazers
Oct 9 – Oct 15 — Andrew Clark, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct 2 – Oct 8 — Ben Maxwell, Kootenay Ice
Sept 21 – Oct 1 — Brett Robertson, Prince George Cougars