Award so nice he won it twice
For the second straight week, Kamloops Blazer forward JC Lipon is the Canadian Hockey League and WHL player of the week.
The 19-year-old from Regina recorded six goals and 10 points in three games — all Blazers’ wins — in the week ending Sunday, Oct. 14.
Lipon tallied a goal and an assist in Kamloops’ 5-2 home win over Victoria on Wednesday, Oct. 10, notched four points, including three goals, in a 5-1 win over Spokane at Interior Savings Centre on Friday, Oct. 12, and grabbed two goals and two helpers in the Blazers’ 5-2 triumph over the Hitmen in Calgary on Sunday, Oct. 14.
He leads the WHL in points with 27, including 11 goals.
Originally a Blazers’ list player, Lipon has appeared in 197 WHL games, gathering 36 goals and 126 points.