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Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Regina Pats forward Adam Brooks has been named the WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 21st, 2016.
Brooks recorded 13 points (5g-8a) in four games to lead the Regina Pats to a perfect record of 4-0-0-0 for the week.
On Monday, February 15th against the Swift Current Broncos, Brooks tallied an assist and scored the shootout winner as Regina prevailed with a 4-3 victory. On Wednesday, February 17th, Brooks lit the lamp three times to notch a hat-trick while also collecting an assist to lead the Pats to a 4-2 win over the Prince Albert Raiders. The Regina Pats captain continued his impressive play with a career-high six points (2g-4a) against the Kootenay ICE on Friday, February 19th. Brooks also earned a plus-5 rating and first star mentions as the Pats came away with a 7-5 victory. On Sunday, February 21st, Brooks capped off a productive week as he notched two assists against the Edmonton Oil Kings in a 3-1 victory.
The 19-year-old Winnipeg, MB native has collected 97 points (33g-64a) in 58 games this season to sit second overall in scoring amongst all WHL skaters. The 5-10, 175 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign with Regina and has amassed 182 points (71g-111a) in 237 career WHL regular season contests.