Rickwood named player of the week
After scoring 5 goals in 2 games over the weekend, including a 4-goal effort in his BCHL debut on Friday, Victoria Grizzlies F Ellis Rickwood is your @FortisBC BCHL Player of the Week!https://t.co/5zjazt7FDg pic.twitter.com/8fOn7N0uRL
— BCHL (@BCHockeyLeague) April 5, 2021
Victoria Grizzlies rookie forward Ellis Rickwood was named the BC Hockey League’s player of the week on Monday.
The 2002-born forward from Brantford, Ontario scored four goals in his first BCHL game on Friday, a 6-5 shootout win over Alberni Valley. He added another goal in a 4-3 loss to Nanaimo on Saturday.
Coghlan sent to Golden Knights’ taxi squad
— CapFriendly Transactions (@CF_Transactions) April 5, 2021
Defenseman Dylan Coghlan (no points in two games with Nanaimo in 2013-14) was reassigned by the Vegas Golden Knights to their taxi squad on Sunday. He was with the NHL club as an emergency exception.
The 23-year-old from Duncan, BC has three goals and five points in 22 games with Vegas this season.
Three Stars of the Night
First Star: Victoria forward Alex DiPaolo had a pair of assists, including setting up the winning goal, in a 4-3 victory over Alberni Valley.
Second Star: Grizzlies defenseman Isack Bandu finished the game with a goal and an assist.
Third Star: Bulldogs goaltender Luke Pearson made 32 saves in the loss, including 15 in the second period.
Honourable Mentions: Alberni Valley forward Josh Van Unen had a pair of assists. Bulldogs forwards Brandon Buhr and Stephen Castagna each posted a goal and an assist. Victoria forward Ellis Rickwood scored the game-winner for his sixth goal in three games.