WHL Press Release
Calgary – The BOSTON PIZZA WHL Player of the Week is forward Aaron Gagnon of the Seattle Thunderbirds.
Gagnon earned player of the week honours by recording five goals and seven points, and a plus-7 rating in two games during the week of November 27th to December 3rd, leading the Thunderbirds to a 2-0 record in that span.
On Friday, December 1st, Gagnon recorded three goals and an assist, including a power play goal, and boasted a +4 rating as the Thunderbirds beat the Tri-City Americans 5-4 in Kennewick, WA.
On Saturday, December 2nd, Gagnon scored two goals, including the game-winner, and added an assist with a +3 rating to lead the Thunderbirds to a 4-0 shutout win over the visiting Vancouver Giants.
Gagnon, a 20-year-old from Armstrong, B.C., is a Free Agent.
Honourable mention goes to Brock Nixon of the Kamloops Blazers and Zach Hamill of the Everett Silvertips.
BOSTON PIZZA WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK.
Sept. 21 – Oct. 1: Brett Robertson, Prince George Cougars
Oct.2 – Oct. 8: Ben Maxwell, Kootenay Ice
Oct. 9 – Oct. 15: Andrew Clark, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct. 16 – Oct. 22: Ivan Rohac, Kamloops Blazers
Oct. 23 – Oct. 29: Mark Santorelli, Chilliwack Bruins
Oct. 30 – Nov. 5: Peter Mueller, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 6 – Nov. 12: Zach Boychuk, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Nov. 13 – Nov. 19: Ted Vandermeer, Red Deer Rebels
Nov. 20 – Nov. 26: Martin Hanzal, Red Deer Rebels