Holmberg Named WHL Player of the Week - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Holmberg Named WHL Player of the Week

Posted: Updated:

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Chiefs forward Mitch Holmberg is the Denny's WHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 29, 2013.

Holmberg recorded 10 points on five goals and five assists to go with a +6 rating over three games in the last week, helping lead the Chiefs to three wins in that span.

On Tuesday, September 24th, Holmberg scored two goals and two assists for a four-point outing while earning 1st Star honors in a 6-2 victory over the Victoria Royals in Victoria, B.C.  On Wednesday, September, 25th, Holmberg enjoyed his second four-point outing in as many nights, netting a goal and three assists as the Chiefs defeated the Royals 6-1 in Victoria.  On Saturday, September 28th, Holmberg scored both goals and was named the game's 1st Star in a 2-1 win over the visiting Tri-City Americans.

Holmberg, a product of Sherwood Park, AB, currently leads all WHL players in scoring with eight goals and 14 points through the Chiefs' first four games of the season.  The 20-year-old, five-year WHL veteran was the Chiefs' first-round pick, 21st overall, in the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft.  Holmberg has played 246 career regular-season games for Spokane, amassing 93 goals and 192 points.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • Pro SportsProMore>>

  • Mariners beat Nationals 4-2 to snap losing streak

    Mariners beat Nationals 4-2 to snap losing streak

    Nelson Cruz hits three-run home run in route to victory over NationalsNelson Cruz hits three-run home run in route to victory over Nationals

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nelson Cruz greeted reliever Jacob Turner with a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak.

    More >>

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Nelson Cruz greeted reliever Jacob Turner with a go-ahead, three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 Thursday to stop a five-game losing streak.

    More >>
  • New Orleans Saints Honor former Seahawks great Cortez Kennedy

    New Orleans Saints Honor former Seahawks great Cortez Kennedy

    Courtesy: Seattle SeahawksCourtesy: Seattle Seahawks

    The New Orleans Saints opened Organized Team Activities this week, and early Thursday — two days after the passing of Seahawks Legend Cortez Kennedy — the team unveiled a decal on their gold helmets to honor the Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle. On Twitter, the Saints announced they will sport a large No. 96 — Kennedy’s jersey number

    More >>

    The New Orleans Saints opened Organized Team Activities this week, and early Thursday — two days after the passing of Seahawks Legend Cortez Kennedy — the team unveiled a decal on their gold helmets to honor the Pro Football Hall of Fame defensive tackle. On Twitter, the Saints announced they will sport a large No. 96 — Kennedy’s jersey number

    More >>
  • Mariners drop 5th straight game falling to nationals 5-1

    Mariners drop 5th straight game falling to nationals 5-1

    The Mariners have gotten outscored 41-5 in their last five gamesThe Mariners have gotten outscored 41-5 in their last five games

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer for his eighth of the season, Tanner Roark allowed a run over seven innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night.
     

    More >>

    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Anthony Rendon hit a three-run homer for his eighth of the season, Tanner Roark allowed a run over seven innings and the Washington Nationals defeated the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Wednesday night.
     

    More >>