The most recent Western Hockey League Player of the Week is forward Devin Setoguchi of the Saskatoon Blades. Setoguchi, an 18-year-old from Taber, Alberta, was San Jose’s first round selection (8th overall) in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft.
Setoguchi earned player of the week honors by recording four goals and ten points in four games, including three power-play goals and a game-winning goal during the week of November 7th to November 13th while helping lead the Blades to a perfect 4-0 record for the week. The Blades have currently won eight games in a row and lead the WHL’s East Division.
On Wednesday, November 9th, Setoguchi scored the game-winning goal and added two assists in a 7-2 victory over the visiting Regina Pats. On Friday, November 11th, Setoguchi recorded a goal and an assist in a 5-2 road win against the Brandon Wheat Kings.
On Saturday, November 12th, Setoguchi scored two goals in a 5-2 victory over the Pats in Regina. On Sunday, November 13th, Setoguchi recorded three assists in a 7-2 victory over the visiting Brandon Wheat Kings.