Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Asuchak Approaches 200th Game.

This weekend the ninth placed Prince George Cougars host the 10th placed Everett Silvertips on both Friday and Saturday at CN Centre. For Cougars 20-year-old forward Spencer Asuchak, this weekend could be especially memorable.

The 20-year-old product of Kamloops, B.C. is set to play in his 200th career game in the Western Hockey League on Saturday night. Through 198 career games, Spencer Asuchak has recorded 41 goals and 41 assists for 82 points along with 188 penalty minutes.

“It’s exciting. It’s a privilege and a pleasure to be in this league for that long,” said Asuchak. “Four years went by fast. It feels good.”

Asuchak says that versatility has been a big key to his success. “I’d like to think of myself as an all-around player. It’s something I pride myself on,” said Asuchak.

Asuchak is hoping for a big weekend to help celebrate the big milestone. So far this season Asuchak has scored three of his 10 goals against Everett.

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