BCHL extra: Gould passed over for player of the week

Chilliwack Chiefs forward Malcolm Gould was bypassed for player of the week honours in favour of Price George forward Gerry Fitzgerald.

A four goal weekend wasn’t enough to earn Chilliwack Chiefs forward Malcolm Gould BCHL player of the week honours.

Prince George Spruce Kings forward Gerry Fitzgerald got the nod for the week ending Feb. 12.

The second highest scoring of PG’s Fitzgerald triplets, he tallied four goals and an assist in helping the Spruce Kings to three wins on the road.

Fitzgerald started off with the game-winner and a first star selection against Trail, had repeated the feat the next night in Trail.

He finished up with a goal and an assist in a defeat of Salmon Arm.

It’s the first Player of the Week award for the five-foot-eight and 155-pound Port Alberni native.

Gould, who had three goals in a 6-4 win over Westside and another in a 3-1 win over Vernon, was among the honourable mentions.

Also receiving notice, Alberni Valley forward  Artsiom Kalashnikov (five goals, four assists), Penticton Vees forward Joey Benik (four goals, four assists), Coquitlam Express forward Alex Petan (four goals, two assists) and Surrey Eagles forward Sean McGovern (three goals, one assist).

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