Tyler Dittmer Named Boston Pizza /WHL Player of the Week

By League Press Release

CALGARY, AB. – The BOSTON PIZZA WHL Player of the Week is forward Tyler Dittmer of the Brandon Wheat Kings.

Dittmer picked up five goals, two assists and was plus four, in the two games during the week of October 1st through to October 8th, helping the Wheat Kings to a 2-0 record in that span.

On Saturday, October 6th, at the Enmax Centre in Lethbridge, Dittmer recorded the Hat Trick, potting three goals to lead the Wheat Kings to a 5-2 victory over the Hurricanes. He was also named the game’s 3rd Star.

The following afternoon on Sunday, October 7th, Dittmer was in on every goal, recording two goals and two assists, in the Wheat Kings 4-3 win over the home Team Kootenay Ice. He was also named the game’s 2nd Star.

The two road victories push the Wheat Kings within one point of the Swift Current Broncos for first place in the WHL East Division, with two games in hand.

Dittmer, a 20-year-old product from Brandon, MB is in his third full season playing for the Wheat Kings of the Western Hockey League.

The WHL has also nominated Dan Spence of the Calgary Hitmen for the ADT CHL Goaltender of the Week award.