Week 2 – Braden Purtill – Steinbach Pistons
Steinbach Pistons’ captain Braden Purtill put on a goal-scoring exhibition last week, earning him the Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week award.
Purtill, 20, scored four goals in a win against OCN on Sunday, upping his total to six in three games for the Pistons, who are 4-1 after five games. The 6-foot, 190-pound Winnipegger has a season total of eight goals after five games.
The runners up are 19 year old forward Nathan Halvorsen of the Selkirk Steelers and 19 year old forward Chase Brakel of the Portage Terriers.
Week 1 – Tyler Kirkup – Virden Oil Capitals
Virden Oil Capitals’ forward Tyler Kirkup is the inaugural winner of the 2017-18 Recycle Everywhere MJHL Player of the Week award.
Kirkup, 19, recorded seven points (2-5) in two games for the Oil Capitals, who have won their first games of the season. A product of the Virden hockey system, Kirkup (6-foot-1, 200-pounds) is the early leader of the MJHL scoring race.
The runners up are 20 year old forward Jordan Martin of the Neepawa Natives and 20 year old forward Brad Schoonbaert of the Steinbach Pistons.