To the surprise of nobody, the Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Lynden McCallum has been named WHL Player of the Week.
McCallum, a 21-year-old product of Brandon, Man., recorded nine points (7G-2A) in three games this past week as the Wheat Kings went 3-0-0-0, clinching first place in the East Division for the 2020-21 WHL season.
In 21 games this season, McCallum leads the entire WHL in goal scoring with 19 strikes – five ahead of any other skater. McCallum sits tied for 14th in overall scoring with 25 points (19G-6A) in 21 games.
Coming out of the weekend, McCallum is riding a five-game point streak, in which he has tallied 11 points 8G-3A) since Saturday, April 17.
McCallum and the Wheat Kings will wrap up their 2020-21 WHL season on Wednesday, April 28 at 5 p.m when they take on the Saskatoon Blades in the WHL’s Subway Hub Centre.