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Berger nabs BCHLPOW

Victoria Grizzlies defenceman Carter Berger has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Oct. 28, the league announced Monday.

Berger piled up four goals and two assists for seven points on the Grizzlies three-game road trip this weekend.

The North Vancouver native had a goal and an assist on Friday in his team’s 4-2 win over the league-leading Chilliwack Chiefs. On Saturday, he got Victoria on the board in a 4-2 road loss to the Merritt Centennials and he closed out his impressive week on Sunday with another two goals and an assist in the Grizzlies 6-2 win over the Surrey Eagles and was named the game’s third star.

After his six-point weekend, Berger, who recently committed to the University of Connecticut, now leads all BCHL defenceman with 23 points, five ahead of his closest competitor, and also leads all blueliners with 10 goals.

Honourable mentions:

Prince George Spruce Kings F Ben Brar: 3GP, 4G, 1A, hat trick, GWG, 1st star twice
Victoria Grizzlies F Alex Newhook: 3GP, 2G, 4A, GWG, 1st star
Surrey Eagles F Ty Westgard: 3GP, 3G, 2A, hat trick, GWG, 1st star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game
West Kelowna Warriors F Lucas Cullen: 2GP, 3G, 2A, 1st star, 3rd star
Chilliwack Chiefs F Harrison Blaisdell: 3GP, 3G, 2A, 1st star
Victoria Grizzlies G Kurtis Chapman: 3GP, 2W, 118 saves/126 shots, .937 SV%, 2.68 GAA, 2nd star
West Kelowna Warriors G Brock Baier: 2GP, 2W, 63 saves/67 shots, .940 SV%, 2.00 GAA
Salmon Arm Silverbacks G Ethan Langenegger: 2GP, 1W, 60 saves/64 shots, .938 SV%, 2.02 GAA, 1st star