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Giants' Holt Named WHL On the Run Player of the Week

April 22, 2019 - Western Hockey League (WHL) News Release

Vancouver Giants goaltender David Tendeck
Vancouver Giants goaltender David Tendeck
(Vancouver Giants)

Calgary, Alta. - The Western Hockey League announced today that Vancouver Giants forward Dawson Holt has been named the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending April 21, 2019.

Holt recorded four points (2G-2A) and carried a plus-three rating as the Giants won the first two games of their Western Conference Championship matchup against the Spokane Chiefs.

On Friday, Holt aided his team in a 4-1 win with two points (1G-1A). Scoring Vancouver's second goal and assisting on their third goal, both at even strength, Holt recorded his third multi-point night in the 2019 WHL Playoffs.

The next night, Holt repeated his performance, scoring one goal and collecting one assist in Vancouver's 4-2 win over Spokane. Holt's goal was the first of the night for the Giants, sparking a tremendous four-goal comeback in the third period. For his efforts, Holt was awarded the second star of the game and the third star of the night in the WHL.

The 5-foot-11, 195-pound centreman has 11 points (4G-7A) in the 2019 WHL Playoffs. In 19 career WHL Playoff games, Holt has 19 points (6G-13A). During the regular season, Holt collected 19 points (6G-13A) in 53 games, including one power-play goal and one game-winning goal.

The Saskatoon, Sask. product was selected by the Giants eighth overall in the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft. In 200 career WHL regular season games, Holt has 76 points (25G-51A), including two power-play goals, two short-handed goals and three game-winning goals.

Leading the series 2-0, Holt and the Giants will head to the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena to take on the Chiefs for Games 3 and 4 of the Western Conference Championship on Tuesday, April 23 (7:05 p.m. PT) and Wednesday, April 24 (7:05 p.m. PT).

WHL On the Run Player of the Week

April 15 - 21: Dawson Holt, Vancouver Giants

April 8 - 14: Dante Hannoun, Prince Albert Raiders

April 1 - 7: Sean Montgomery, Prince Albert Raiders

March 25 - 31: Bowen Byram, Vancouver Giants

March 18 - March 24: Jake Christiansen, Everett Silvertips

March 11 - March 17: Connor Zary, Kamloops Blazers

March 4 - March 10: Jordy Bellerive, Lethbridge Hurricanes

Feb. 25 - March 3: Jake Elmer, Lethbridge Hurricanes

Feb. 18 - Feb 24: Brayden Tracey, Moose Jaw Warriors

Feb. 11 - Feb. 17: Stelio Mattheos, Brandon Wheat Kings

Feb. 4 - Feb. 10: Cole Fonstad, Prince Albert Raiders

Jan. 28 - Feb. 3: Connor Dewar, Everett Silvertips

Jan. 21 - Jan. 27: Justin Almeida, Moose Jaw Warriors

Jan. 14 - Jan. 20: Justin Almeida, Moose Jaw Warriors

Jan. 7 - Jan. 13: Bowen Byram, Vancouver Giants

Dec. 31 - Jan. 6: Noah Philp, Seattle Thunderbirds

Dec. 27 - Dec. 30: Noah Gregor, Prince Albert Raiders

Dec. 10 - Dec. 16: Dante Hannoun, Victoria Royals

Dec. 3 - Dec. 9: Jett Woo, Moose Jaw Warriors

Nov. 26 - Dec. 2: Cody Glass, Portland Winterhawks

Nov. 19 - Nov. 25: Brett Leason, Prince Albert Raiders

Nov. 12 - Nov. 18: Tristin Langan, Moose Jaw Warriors

Nov. 5 - Nov. 11: Riley Woods, Spokane Chiefs

Oct. 29 - Nov. 4: Joachim Blichfeld, Portland Winterhawks

Oct. 22 - Oct. 28: Alexander Alexeyev, Red Deer Rebels

Oct. 15 - Oct. 21: Mark Kastelic, Calgary Hitmen

Oct. 8 - Oct. 14: Brett Leason, Prince Albert Raiders

Oct. 1 - Oct. 7: Dawson Davidson, Saskatoon Blades

Sept. 24 - Sept. 30: Luka Burzan, Brandon Wheat Kings

Sept. 21 - Sept. 23: Kirby Dach, Saskatoon Blades





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Vancouver Giants forward Dawson Holt
Vancouver Giants forward Dawson Holt

Vancouver Giants goaltender David Tendeck
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