BC Hockey announced that Devin Chapman of the Cariboo Cougars has been named the Major Midget League (MML) Player of the Month for February 2019.

Chapman, a 17-year-old goaltender from Williams Lake, BC, helped back-stop the Cougars to five (5) wins in February with a 1.20 goals against average.

Despite being a later addition to the Cougars, Chapman has been a leader on the team and he helps mentor goalies from both Prince George and Williams Lake Minor Hockey Associations (MHA).

He is an affiliate player with the Cowichan Valley Capitals of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).

Chapman was chosen from a high-calibre list of other nominees, including:

Jacob WrightFraser Valley Thunderbirds
Josh HarrisonGreater Vancouver Canadians
Noah QuinnKootenay Ice
Parker BellNorth Island Silvertips
William ReimerOkanagan Rockets
Brendan FormanSouth Island Royals
Adam NilesThompson Blazers
Walker EricksonValley West Giants
Ryan TattleVancouver North East Chiefs
Tyler CristallVancouver North West Hawks


Kellan Brienen, (Prince George, BC) has been named the Minor Midget League Player of the Month for February. Brienen, 15, and a forward for the Cougars, had eight (8) points (4 goals, 4 assists) in six (6) Minor Midget League games in February. Brienen is currently third in team scoring with 28 points in 30 games.

Brienen was selected from a list of outstanding nominees, including:

Zach UrquhartFraser Valley Thunderbirds
Cam HicklinOkanagan Rockets
Ethan RyanSouth Island Royals
Tristan AllenThompson Blazers
Owen ElsonValley West Giants
Jeremy HenzelVancouver North East Chiefs
Nikolas HoogendoornVancouver North West Hawks