Naylor named POM for December

Nanaimo Clippers goaltender Jordan Naylor has been named the FortisBC Player of the Month for the month of December.

Naylor led the BCHL with a .940 save percentage in the month and was also tops in goals-against average with a mark of 1.83. His two shutouts were also the most in December.

The 19-year-old from Aldergrove, B.C. won four of his eight starts in the month. His best stretch came when he recorded back-to-back shutouts against the Merritt Centennials on Dec. 15 and the Victoria Grizzlies on Dec. 20.

Naylor now leads the BCHL with a .945 save percentage on the season and is tied for the lead with five shutouts. His 1.71 goals-against average is also second-best in the league.

Honourable mentions

Coquitlam Express F Ethan O’Rourke: 8GP – 8G – 4A – 12PTS
Coquitlam Express G Clay Stevenson: 5GP – 5W – .919 SV% – 1.97 GAA
Victoria Grizzlies F Cody Monds: 7GP – 4G – 8A – 12PTS
Powell River Kings G Derek Krall: 7GP – 5W – SO – .933 SV% – 2.19 GAA
Merritt Centennials F Hunor Torzok: 11GP – 10G – 1A – 11PTS
Alberni Valley Bulldogs D Tim Gould: 10GP – 1G – 10A – 11PTS
West Kelowna Warriors D Nicolas Ardanaz: 10GP – 10A – 10PTS