Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today Regina Pats forward Adam Brooks has been named the WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 3, 2016. It is the third time this season Brooks has been named the WHL Player of the Week.
Brooks recorded nine points (2G, 7A) to go along with a plus-4 rating in three games to propel the Regina Pats to three straight victories against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Regina won the series 4-1.
On Tuesday, March 29 against the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Brooks tallied three assists to claim first star honours as the Pats skated to a 3-2 win in Game 3. The following night, Brooks netted his fourth goal of the post-season as the Pats took Game 4 by a score of 2-0. On April 1, Brooks capped off a productive week recording five points (1G, 4A) to lead the Pats to a 7-2 victory over the Hurricanes which clinched the series. Brooks was named the game’s third star for his efforts.
The 19-year-old native of Winnipeg, MB finished the 2015-16 regular season as the league’s top scorer with 120 points (38G, 82A) and a plus-41 rating while appearing in all 72 games this season. Brooks currently leads all WHL skaters in post-season points with 14 (5G, 9A). The 5-10, 175 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign and has amassed 205 points (76G, 129A) in 251 career regular season contests. He is ranked 107th among North American Skaters by the Central Scouting Service ahead of the 2016 NHL Entry Draft
The Pats begin the second round of the WHL Playoffs Saturday, April 9 in Red Deer against the Rebels. They return home for Games Three and Four of the series Tuesday, April 12 and Wednesday, April 13. Both games are 7 p.m. puck drops. Tickets for both games go on sale Tuesday, April 5 at 10 a.m. and are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office and Safeway locations throughout Regina.