Glenn Gawdin Named CHL Player of the Week
The Canadian Hockey League announced on Tuesday that Calgary Flames prospect Glenn Gawdin of the Swift Current Broncos is the CHL Player of the Week for the playoff week ending May 13 scoring five goals and one assist for six points in four games with a plus-minus rating of plus-3. Gawdin led the Broncos to victory in the Rogers WHL Championship Series hoisting the Ed Chynoweth Cup on home ice following a six-game win over the Everett Silvertips. The 21 yearold from Richmond, BC, spent his entire five-year WHL career with the Broncos after being selected by the club in the first round, fifth overall, of the 2012 Bantam Draft. He led the team in playoff scoring with 32 points in 24 games notching 14 goals and 18 assists, finishing third in post-season scoring. He also set career-highs during regular season play with 56 goals and 69 assists for 125 points in 67 games, finishing second in the WHL scoring race. Gawdin signed an entry-level contract with the Flames as a free agent in November, 2017. In 312 career WHL regular season games with the Broncos, Gawdin recorded 313 points (126G-187A), including 34 power-play goals, three short-handed goals and 19 game-winning goals. Gawdin's career in the WHL Playoffs have also been noteworthy, recording 45 points (21G-24A) in 48 games.
This is Gawdin's first CHL Player of the Week honours and the 14th time a WHL player has won the award this season.