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Fechko, Kopff, Nadeau named NAPA Auto Parts 3 Stars of the Week

Photo credit: Garrett James Photography

Trail Smoke Eaters forward Trey Fechko, Coquitlam Express forward Tyler Kopff and Penticton Vees forward Josh Nadeau have been named the NAPA Auto Parts 3 Stars of the Week.

1st Star – Trey Fechko (F) – Trail Smoke Eaters

Fechko was an offensive juggernaut for the Smokies during their Island trip last weekend, finishing the three-game swing with a league-best nine points on four goals and five asissts.

On Friday night against the Alberni Valley Bulldogs, the 2003-born forward recorded a goal and a helper in the first period and chipped in with his second tally of the game in the third to finish with three points in a 6-4 loss.

Trail was back on the ice the following night, this time against the Cowichan Valley Capitals, and put forth the best performance of his season. The Raritan, N.J. native scored twice and added three assists for a five-point night in an 8-4 victory over the Caps. He was named first star of the game.

Fechko, who is committed to Arizona State University, finished his week with an assist on Sunday afternoon in a 7-2 loss to the Victoria Grizzlies.

Friday and Saturday were his first multi-point performances of the season and he now has 14 points in 15 games to tie for the team lead in scoring.

2nd Star – Tyler Kopff (F) – Coquitlam Express

Kopff led the way offensively for the Express last week, closing out the week with two goals and five assists for seven points in three games.

The 19-year-old chipped in with an assist in Wednesday afternoon’s 5-3 loss to the Langley Rivermen and on Saturday night, he added another two helpers in Coquitlam’s 5-4 shootout win over the Powell River Kings.

Kopff saved his best for last though, scoring twice and adding two more assists for a four-point performance on Sunday afternoon in his team’s 6-1 home victory against the Cranbrook Bucks where he was named the game’s first star.

For the Brown University commit, the four-point outing was the first of his career, but it was his fifth multi-point effort so far this season. Kopff is tied for the Express lead in scoring with 18 points in 16 contests.

3rd Star – Josh Nadeau (F) – Penticton Vees

Nadeau tied for the BCHL lead in assists last week with six in just two games.

On Friday, the University of Maine commit registered an assist in all three periods, including on two of his brother’s goals, in a 4-0 win over the Prince George Spruce Kings.

The following night, he matched his previous total with another three assists, including one with the man advantage, in Penticton’s 5-1 win against the Wenatchee Wild.

With last week’s performance, Nadeau extended his point streak to 11 games and his multi-point streak to nine straight. He is the BCHL’s second leading scorer on the season with 33 points in 16 games, just two off the league lead. His 24 helpers on the year are the most in the BCHL.

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Honourable mentions:

Trail Smoke Eaters F Ridge Dawson: 3GP – 2G – 4A – 6PTS
Penticton Vees F Bradly Nadeau: 2GP – 4G – 4PTS
Penticton Vees G Luca Di Pasquo: 2GP – 2W – 1SO – .972 SV% – 0.50 GAA
Victoria Grizzlies D Hoyt Stanley: 3GP – 6A – 6PTS
Victoria Grizzlies F Owen Bohn: 3GP – 4G – 1A – 5PTS
West Kelowna Warriors F Jaiden Moriello: 2GP – 3G – 1A – 4PTS
Langley Rivermen F Vitaly Levyy: 3GP – 4G – 4PTS
Nanaimo Clippers D Ethan Mistry: 1GP – 2G – 1A – 3PTS
Surrey Eagles G Michael Sochan: 1GP – 1W – 1SO – 1.000 SV% – 0.00 GAA