Monday, September 10, 2012


Cole Huggins made it a pretty easy decision for the BCHL when it came to handing out their first player of the week honor of the season. He posted back to back shutouts to open the season at the 2012 BCHL Showcase. He made 40 saves in a 1-0 win over Victoria Friday. Then followed that up with a 3-0 win over Cowichan Valley Sunday.

See the full press release from the BCHL below:

The BCHL has is pleased to announce Coquitlam Express goalie Cole Huggins is the first Player of the Week award recipient for the 2012-13 season for the week ending Sept. 9.

Huggins posted an unblemished recored at the BCHL Showcase as he turned aside 74 shots in two games including all 40 in a 1-0 overtime win agains the Victoria Grizzlies where he was named 2nd Star.

The Englewood, Colorado native followed that up with a 34-save effort in a 3-0 win over the Cowichan Valley Capitals and was named 1st Star.

Honourable mentions this week go to: West Kelowna Warriors forward Max French (4G, hat trick vs. Salmon Arm, 2nd Star vs. Salmon Arm)

West Kelowna Warriors forward Brett MacKinnon (2G, 4A, 1st Star vs. Salmon Arm, 3rd Star vs. Surrey)

West Kelowna Warriors defenceman Adam Plant (1G, 2A, game-winner vs. Salmon Arm)

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Lyndon Martell (2G, 2A, overtime game-winner vs. Langley, 1st Star vs. Merritt) Prince George Spruce Kings forward Coltyn Hansen (3G, 1A, 2nd Star vs. Merritt)

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