Lipon has week to remember
JC Lipon of the Kamloops Blazers hit a grand slam last week, earning Canadian Hockey League player of the week honours to go with a Denny’s Western Hockey League player of the week award.
The 19-year-old Regina product racked up three goals and seven points in two weekend games, both Blazers’ wins, helping his club to a 5-0-0-1 record.
Lipon was fourth in WHL scoring with three goals and 12 points at press deadline. Sam Fioretti of Moose Jaw led the league with seven goals and 12 points.
Originally an undrafted list player, Lipon has accumulated 28 goals and 11 points in 193 WHL games.