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.
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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