Brandon Wheat Kings forward Ben McCartney has been named WHL Player of the Week.
McCartney, a 19-year-old product of Macdonald, Man., recorded 12 points (4G-8A) in four games this past week as the Wheat Kings went 4-0-0-0, surging to the top of the East Division standings in the WHL’s Subway Hub Centre in Regina.
Through 20 games, McCartney leads the Wheat Kings and sits second in WHL scoring with 31 points (12G-19A).
Dating back to April 9, McCartney is enjoying a six-game point streak. He has also found his way onto the scoresheet in 18 of 20 games this season.
McCartney and the Wheat Kings will return to action in the WHL’s Subway Hub Centre on Wednesday vs Swift Current (5:00 on Q Country Radio)