McLain makes it 3 POWs on the year

mclain-collegeMitch McLain’s impressive junior season with Bowling Green has seen him already establish new highs in goals and assists and his recent production has earned him another Western Collegiate Hockey Association (WCHA) player of the week nod.

It his his third conference recognition in four weeks.

The Baxter, Minn. native and former Langley Rivermen captain had the game-winning goal in a 6-3 road win in Alaska Saturday. He also had an assist the night before in a 3-2 setback to Alaska. McLain’s 11 goals and 11 assists best his 10-10-20 marks set as a freshman and his 22 points this season lead the team and make him the only point-per-game player on the team.

McLain also has two hat tricks on the season, a feat he never turned in the BCHL.

The 6-foot, 190-pound forward also leads Bowling Green with a +10 rating and 55 penalty minutes. He is third on the team with 56 shots on goal.

With the Rivermen, McLain played two seasons and chalked up 38 goals and 54 assists for 92 points in 111 career games.