A sizzling start to the playoffs has earned Josh Bourne BC Hockey League’s Subway Player-of-the-Week honours.
The 20-year-old Richmond native led the Nanaimo Clippers to a pair of home ice wins to open their first round series against the Alberni Bulldogs.
On Friday, the former Seafair standout contributed a pair of goals, including the game-winner, and also added an assist as his team skated to a 6-3 victory.
The following night, Bourne had a five points — scoring once and adding four helpers — and was named first star as the Clippers beat the Bulldogs 6-3.
Bourne led the Clippers in regular season scoring with 58 points, including 29 goals, in 58 games.
The best-of-seven series continues at Alberni Valley with game three on Tuesday and game four on Thursday.