Seattle Thunderbirds defenceman Ethan Bear has been named the Western Hockey League Player of the Week for the week ending May 7, 2017.
The rearguard has a goal and two assists in the first two games of the 2017 WHL Championship series against the Regina Pats. The series is split 1-1.
In the 2017 WHL playoffs, Bear has accumulated 19 points in 13 games, good for second among WHL defencemen.
The Ochapowace, SASK, product had 70 points in 67 games during the regular season.
Bear earned the Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy as the WHL Defenceman of the Year last week.