Bron­cos’ DeBrusk named WHL Player of the Week

The Southwest Booster - - NEWS -

The West­ern Hockey League an­nounced Mon­day that Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos for­ward Jake DeBrusk was the Denny's WHL Player of the Week for the week end­ing March 22, 2015.

DeBrusk col­lected eight points (4g4a) in three games to help the Bron­cos earn a pair of wins and clinch a 2015 WHL Play­off berth.

On Tues­day, March 17 against the Moose Jaw War­riors, DeBrusk scored a goal in a 6-2 de­feat.

On Fri­day, March 20, DeBrusk notched a hat trick and added an as­sist to cap off a four-point night against the Leth­bridge Hur­ri­canes in a 5-3 victory.

The fol­low­ing night, DeBrusk tal­lied three as­sists to lead the Bron­cos to a 6-2 victory over the Leth­bridge Hur­ri­canes and clinch third place in the East Di­vi­sion.

The 18-yearold Ed­mon­ton na­tive gath­ered 81 points (42g-39a) while play­ing in all 72 games this sea­son. The 6'0", 177 lb for­ward is in his sec­ond WHL cam­paign with the Bron­cos. DeBrusk has amassed 120 points (57g63a) in 144 ca­reer WHL regular sea­son con­tests and was ranked 24th amongst North Amer­i­can skaters in the 2015 NHL Cen­tral Scout­ing midterm rank­ings.

The WHL has also nom­i­nated Marek Lang­hamer of the Medicine Hat Tigers for the Vaughn CHL Goal­tender of the Week award. Lang­hamer, a 1994-born net­min­der from Mo­ravska Tre­bova, Czech Repub­lic, reg­is­tered a 1.13 goals against av­er­age and a .951 save per­cent­age, while win­ning all three of his starts this past week.

On Wed­nes­day, March 18, Lang­hamer stopped 27 shots to earn a 6-2 win against the Prince Al­bert Raiders.

On Fri­day, March 20, Lang­hamer turned aside 21 shots to lift the Tigers to a 3-1 win against the Saska­toon Blades.

The fol­low­ing night, Lang­hamer stopped all 10 shots he faced in two pe­ri­ods of play against the Saska­toon Blades en route to the team's 6-2 win.

Cur­rently in his third cam­paign with the Tigers, Lang­hamer has posted a 68-42-4-3 record with six shutouts in 120 ca­reer WHL regular sea­son ap­pear­ances.

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