Trail Smoke Eaters’ Cody Bardock nets BCHL POW

The BCHL recognized the good play of the Trail Smoke Eaters over the weekend, in particular that of Cody Bardock.

The BCHL recognized the good play of the Trail Smoke Eaters over the weekend, in particular that of Cody Bardock by awarding the six-foot-five defenceman with the BCHL Player of the Week honour.

Bardock lifted the Smokies to identical 3-2 wins against Nanaimo Clippers and Salmon Arm SilverBacks on the weekend. The Lethbridge native scored the winning goal in both games, including a second-overtime period blast against the SilverBacks on Saturday.

Bardock earned first star in the Salmon Arm match and was named the game’s second star against the Clippers Friday.

The 20-year-old has counted four goals and an assist in 10 games since joining the Smoke Eaters last month from the Sherwood Park Crusaders of the AJHL.