Washington Capitals 2023 second round draft pick (#40 overall) forward Andrew Cristall has been named the Western Hockey League’s player of the week.
In three games last week, Cristall had a goal and eight assists, and scored the game winner in a 4-3 shootout win in Tri-City. All eight helpers were primary assists.
— Kelowna Rockets (@Kelowna_Rockets) October 22, 2023
The 18-year-old had four assists in a 6-3 win over Swift Current Wednesday, two more helpers in Friday’s win in Tri-City and a goal and two assists in a 6-5 win over Vancouver Saturday.
The broadcaster said Marek Rocak scored, but it's very clearly Jackson Gillespie and his FIRST WHL goal scored in this video….on an outstanding pass from Andrew Cristall.#ALLCAPS pic.twitter.com/osmDI8xuuG
— Kelowna Rockets (@Kelowna_Rockets) October 21, 2023
Cristall has amassed five goals and 14 assists over the course of a seven game point streak which has moved him into fourth place in league scoring with 23 points.