Monday, 29 February 2016

Wong Named WHL Player of the Week

The Western Hockey League announced today that Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Tyler Wong has been named the WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 28th, 2016.

Wong recorded 10 points (3g-7a) in three games as the Lethbridge Hurricanes posted a 1-1-0-1 record for the week.

On Wednesday, February 24th against the Regina Pats, Wong recorded a career-high six points that included two goals and four assists in the Hurricanes 9-8 shootout loss to Regina. Wong was named the game’s second star for his performance. On Friday, February 26th against the Brandon Wheat Kings, Wong tallied an assist as the Hurricanes fell to the Wheat Kings by a score of 5-2. The following night, Wong earned second star honours as he collected three points (1g-2a) to lead the Hurricanes to an 8-4 victory over the Edmonton Oil Kings.

The 20-year-old Cochrane, AB native has collected 79 points (37g-42a) to go along with a plus-15 rating in 63 games this season and sits tied for eighth in scoring amongst all WHL skaters. The 5-9, 171 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign with Lethbridge and has amassed 179 points (86g-93a) in 239 career WHL regular season contests.

(From the WHL)


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