Brule is named WHL Player of the Week

By pbadmin

WHL Press Release

Calgary – The Greyhound WHL Player of the Week is forward Gilbert Brule of the Vancouver Giants. Brule earned player of the week honours by recording five goals and ten points in three games, including two power-play goals and two game-winning goals during the week of February 13th to February 19th. Brule also had a plus-minus rating of +4 and was named the game’s 1st Star in all three games while helping the Giants to a perfect 3-0 record for the week.

On Wednesday, February 15th, Brule scored two goals and added three assists in an 8-3 road win against the Spokane Chiefs. On Friday, February 17th, Brule recorded two goals and added an assist in a 5-0 shutout road win against the Seattle Thunderbirds.

On Saturday, February 18th, Brule scored the game-winning goal and added an assist in a 4-1 victory against the visiting Seattle Thunderbirds.

Brule, a 19-year-old native of North Vancouver, British Columbia was drafted in the 1st round, 6th overall, by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.


Sept. 23 – Oct. 2: Dustin Boyd, Moose Jaw Warriors

Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Mike Card, Kelowna Rockets

Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Eric Hunter, Prince George Cougars

Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Peter Mueller, Everett Silvertips

Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: John Lammers, Everett Silvertips

Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Kevin Armstrong, Saskatoon Blades

Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Devin Setoguchi, Saskatoon Blades

Nov 14 – Nov. 20: Taylor Dakers, Kootenay Ice

Nov 21 – Nov. 27: Brandon Dubinsky, Portland Winter Hawks

Nov 28 – Dec 4: Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants

Dec 5 – Dec 11: Joe Barnes, Saskatoon Blades

Dec 12 – Dec 18: Justin Keller, Kelowna Rockets

Dec 27 – Jan 1: Mark Fistric, Vancouver Giants

Jan 2 – Jan 8: Darren Helm, Medicine Hat Tigers

Jan 9 – Jan 15: Shaun Heshka, Everett Silvertips

Jan 16 – Jan 22: Justin Pogge, Calgary Hitmen

Jan 23 – Jan 29: Mitch Bartley, Vancouver Giants

Jan 30 – Feb 5: Derek Yeomans, Kelowna Rockets

Feb 6 – Feb 12: Troy Brouwer, Moose Jaw Warriors

Feb 13 – Feb 19: Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants