Vernon Vipers goaltender Aidan Porter has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Apr. 7, the league announced Monday.
The 19-year-old from Boston, Mass. won all three of his games last week, making 67 saves on 70 shots and ending up with a .957 save percentage, a 1.00 goals-against average and one shutout, leading Vernon to a series win and a berth in the Fred Page Cup Finals.
Porter kicked off his week with a 26-save performance in a 7-2 win over the Wenatchee Wild on Tuesday, giving his team a 2-1 series lead. He was named second star of the game. He followed that up with a 16-save shutout performance in a 3-0 Vipers win and was named first star. Finally, the Princeton commit made 25 saves, including 15 in the first period alone, as the Vipers beat the Wild 3-1 in Game 5 to advance to the league finals. He was named second star of the game.
After last week’s games, Porter now has a 12-5 record in the postseason, a 2.22 goals-against average and a .910 save percentage with one shutout.
Prince George Spruce Kings G Logan Neaton: 2GP, 2W, 61 saves/65 shots, .930 SV%, 1.74 GAA
Prince George Spruce Kings D Layton Ahac: 2GP, 2G, 2A, 2nd star
Prince George Spruce Kings F Nolan Welsh: 2GP, 2G, 2A, GWG, 1st star
Vernon Vipers D Jack Judson: 3GP, 1G, 3A, 1st star
Victoria Grizzlies F Alex Newhook: 2GP, 2G, 2A, 1st star