Brule named Greyhound WHL Player of the Week – 2006 Playoff Edition

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 scoring five goals and nine points including two power-play goals and a game-winning goal in the first two games of the WHL Championship best-of-seven series against the Moose Jaw Warriors. The Giants lead the series two games to none.

On Friday, May 5th, Brule scored two goals and added an assist in a 5-1 win in Game 1 against the Moose Jaw Warriors.

On Saturday, May 6th, Brule recorded a hat-trick, including the game-winning goal and added three assists in a 7-5 win in Game 2 against the Warriors.

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.


2006 WHL Playoffs

Mar 24 – Mar 26: Daine Todd, Medicine Hat Tigers

Mar 27 – Apr 2: Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants

Apr 3 – Apr 9: Peter Mueller, Everett Silvertips

Apr 10 – 16: Leland Irving, Everett Silvertips

Apr 17 – Apr 23: Joey Perricone, Moose Jaw Warriors

Apr 24 – Apr 30: Dustin Slade, Vancouver Giants

May 1 – May 7: Gilbert Brule, Vancouver Giants