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Prokop piles up points for BCHLPOW nod

Vernon Vipers forward Josh Prokop has been named the BCHL Player of the Week for the week ending Dec. 17, the league announced Monday.

Prokop totaled three goals and four assists in two games, helping the Vipers to a pair of wins on home ice. The hometown Vernon product had three assists in a 4-2 win over the Merritt Centennials where he was 2nd Star and bettered that the next night with a hat trick and a helper plus 1st Star in a 5-2 win over the Trail Smoke Eaters.

It’s the second hat trick this month for Prokop and he now leads the Vipers with 18 goals on the season. He accepted an NCAA offer from Ohio State earlier this season and will head to college for the 2019-20 season.

Honourable Mentions this week:

Victoria Grizzlies G Kurtis Chapman: 2W, T, SO, 97 saves/102 shots, .951 sv%, 1.58 GAA, 1st Star

Victoria Grizzlies D Carter Berger: 2G, 1A, 2 GWGs, 1st Star

Nanaimo Clippers F Brady Lynn: 3G, 1A, GWG

Surrey Eagles F Desi Burgart: 2G, 2A, GWG

Wenatchee Wild F Jasper Weatherby: 2G, 4A, 3rd Star

Merritt Centennials F Zach Zorn: 2G, 2A, 2 GWGs, 1st Star