Cooper’s shutouts good for BCHLPOW

Prince George Spruce Kings goalie Bradley Cooper has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Feb. 25, the league announced Tuesday.

Cooper posted consecutive shutouts on the road in the final two regular-season games for P.G. The product of West Vancouver made all 30 saves in a 2-0 victory over Chilliwack where he was named the game’s 2nd Star. The next night, again nothing beat him in a 23-save performance and a 1-0 win over Langley where he was 1st Star.

The flawless weekend gave Cooper four shutouts on the season and evened his record at 7-7. He carries a .918 save percentage and a 2.31 goals-against average into the playoffs.

Honourable Mentions this week:

Salmon Arm Silverbacks F Brandon Whistle: 4G, 3A, 2nd Star

Langley Rivermen goalie Braedon Fleming: W, SO, 60 saves/63 shots, .952 sv%, 0.95 GAA, 2nd Star

Victoria Grizzlies D Dayne Finnson: 1G, 3A, 1st Star

Vernon Vipers D Michael Ufberg: 1G, 4A, GWG, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game

Penticton Vees F Dakota Boutin: 3G, 2A, 1st Star

Alberni Valley Bulldogs F Keaton Mastrodonato: 3G, 2nd Star