Jaxon Jacobson of the Brandon Wheat Kings is the CCM Hockey Player of the Week!
The Manitoba U18 Hockey League is happy to announce Jaxon Jacobson of the Brandon Wheat Kings as the CCM Hockey Player of the Week for the week ending February 4. As a second year player Jaxon had a week to remember, putting up 12 points in 2 games. On Friday night, it was a battle between the two top teams in the league as the Brandon Wheat Kings hosted the Southwest Cougars. In a 7-1 win over the Cougars, Jaxon was involved in all but 1 goal for Brandon, scoring once while adding 4 primary assists and 1 secondary assist for a 6-point night. On Saturday, Brandon headed into Winnipeg to take on the 4th place Thrashers. Brandon defeated the Thrashers that afternoon at Gateway Arena with a score of 7-2. Once again, Jacobson was involved in all but 1 of Brandon’s goals. This time scoring twice, while adding 4 primary assists. His offense continues to drive the Wheat Kings powerplay which currently sits at 39.8% After this weekend’s point totals for Jaxon, he currently ranks 1st in the league scoring with 28GP, 30G, 54A, 84PTS. He was selected 5th overall by the Brandon Wheat Kings in the WHL draft this past summer. He was also the Captain of Team Manitoba at the WHL Cup, and helped the team win its first ever Gold Medal at the event.
Jaxon will receive a gift bag full of CCM items from our partner CCM Hockey.