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 March 5, 2017.
Wong registered 10 points (3G-7A) in four games to help the
Hurricanes go 4-0-0-0 on an East Division road swing this past week.
Tuesday, February 28, Wong recorded two goals, including the short-handed
game-winner and the power-play insurance marker, as well as an assist in a 4-1
win at Regina, earning second star honours. He followed up with another assist
on Wednesday, March 1 in a 3-2 overtime win at Brandon before adding another
three points (1G-2A) to his ledger in a 5-2 win at Prince Albert on Friday,
March 3, being recognized as third star. Finally, Wong wrapped up the weekend
with three assists on Saturday, March 4, in a 5-4 overtime win at
This is the second time Wong has been recognized as WHL Player
of the Week this season, after he was first tabbed with the honour for the week
ending January 15, 2017. He was also recognized as the WHL Player of the Month
A 21-year-old product of Cochrane, AB, Wong ranks first in
WHL goal scoring with 48 tallies and third in overall production with 101 points
(48G-53A) in 63 games. Wong’s 2016-17 totals represent new career highs across