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Cressey clutch for Coquitlam in POW performance

Coquitlam Express forward and captain Jackson Cressey has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Jan. 24, the league announced Monday.

Cressey scored four goals in two games, including a hat trick, and got the game-winner both nights. The West Vancouver, B.C. product got the decisive goal in the waning minutes of a 2-1 home victory over the Wenatchee Wild and followed that with a three-goal, one-assist night where was 1st Star after potting the winner with nine seconds left in the first OT.

The Princeton commit leads the Express with 29 goals on the season.

Honourable mentions this week:

Vernon Vipers G Andrew Shortridge: 2W, 2nd, 3rd, 91 saves/95 shots, .958 sv%, 1.88 GAA

Penticton Vees F Owen Sillinger: 2G, 2A, 1st Star, 3rd Star, 2 GWGs, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game

Penticton Vees F Tyson Jost: 2G, 4A, 1st Star

Nanaimo Clippers F Matt Hoover: 4G, 3A, 1st Star, 3rd Star, 2 GWGs

Powell River Kings F Gavin Rauser: 2G, 2A, 1st Star, FortisBC Energy Player of the Game