Spruce Kings’ Kirk Thompson was named player of the week last week in the BCHL.

Spruce Kings’ Kirk Thompson was named player of the week last week in the BCHL.

Former Valley West Hawk wins BCHL player-of-week honour

Surrey resident Kirk Thompson has picked up a weekly honour from the BC Hockey League.

Surrey resident Kirk Thompson has picked up a weekly honour from the BC Hockey League.

The 20-year-old goaltender, a Major Midget League’s Valley West Hawks’ alum, was named the league’s player of the week last week, for his performance in games between Oct. 7 and Oct. 14.

Thompson led the Spruce Kings to a pair of wins, allowing just one goal. He earned a win over the Powell River Kings and followed that with his second career BCHL shutout – stopping 38 shots on net in a 3-0 win over the Surrey Eagles Oct. 13.

He is currently tied for first in the league with nine wins.

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