CANALTA HOTELS SJHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Nate Hooper, Flin Flon Bombers
1998 F Nate Hooper (Winnipeg MB) is closing in on the league leading scorer, Justin Ball, after he registered a 2-goal, 5-assist weekend that saw the Bombers sweep the Battlefords North Stars and stretch their winning streak to nine games. Hooper scored the tying goal late in the third period and then notched the overtime winner as well on Saturday as the Bombers came back from 5-2 down in the final period. It was part of a four point effort for Hooper on the evening. On Friday, he had 3-assists in captaining the Bombers to victory. Overall, he’s six points out of the league lead with 22-goals and 49-assists in 44-games. Runner-up: Owen Guenter, Humboldt.
photo credit- Kelly Jacobson