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Penticton Vees forwards Josh and Bradly Nadeau and Wenatchee Wild forward Micah Berger have been named the FortisBC 3 Stars of the Month.
1st Star – Josh Nadeau (F) – Penticton Vees
Nadeau tied for the league lead in points during the month of March after piling up 24 in nine games on 11 goals and 13 assists.
The 19-year-old had at least three points in seven of his nine games in March and was held pointless on just one occasion. His biggest output came in a Mar. 17 game against the Nanaimo Clippers where he had a hat trick to go along with three assists to finish with a five-point night, tying his single-game career high.
Nadeau finishes as the BCHL’s second-leading scorer with 110 points in 54 games. He is also second in assists with 66 and third in goals with 44, just one off the league lead.
2nd Star – Bradly Nadeau (F) – Penticton Vees
Bradly tied his older brother Josh for the most points in March with 24 in nine games. He finished the month with 10 goals and a league-best 14 assists.
Nadeau had at least a point in eight of nine contests during the month, including multi-point performances on seven different occasions. The University of Maine commit tied his career high with a six-point outing on Mar. 17 against the Nanaimo Clippers, registering a goal and five helpers for the second time this year.
Nadeau ends the regular season as the BCHL’s leading scorer after putting up 113 points in 54 games. His 68 assists are also the most in the league, while his 45 goals are tied for first.
3rd Star – Micah Berger (F) – Wenatchee Wild
Berger notched seven goals and 12 assists for 19 points in seven games in the month, helping the Wild to a 5-2-0 record.
The 2004-born forward had a point in every game in March and finished the season riding an eight-game streak going back to February. He recorded multiple points in five of seven games, including two three-point efforts, a four-point outing and a season-best five-point night when he had two goals and three assists in a win over the Merritt Centennials on Mar. 10.
Although he joined the team in November, Berger finished as Wenatchee’s third-leading scorer with 54 points in 42 games, putting him in the top-20 of league scoring.
Vernon Vipers G Ethan David: 4GP – 4W – 1S0 – .960 SV% – 0.98 GAA
Penticton Vees F Aydar Suniev: 9GP – 13G – 6A – 19PTS
Penticton Vees D Frank Djurasevic: 9GP – 3G – 12A – 15PTS
Wenatchee Wild F Cade Littler: 7GP – 6G – 11A – 17PTS
Cranbrook Bucks F Noah Quinn: 8GP – 4G – 12A – 16PTS