Vanderveeken Roaring For Beast
Vanderveeken, a Wallaceburg product, is currently second in team scoring, and third in league scoring among defenseman with 1 goal and 13 assists, for 14 points in 19 games.
After a slow start to the season, Vanderveeken has heated up as of late, notching 6 points in his last 5 games, including his first goal of the season November 27 against the Wichita Thunder.
Vanderveeken has been integral in keeping the expansion Brampton Beast competitive this season, as they sit midway up the Central League standings through the first third of the season.
Last season, Vanderveeken had 29 points, with his best personal year coming in 2009-2010 with the Rapid City Rush, when he had 12 goals and 25 assists for 37 points, a mark he is on pace to eclipse this year.
Blenheim’s Brett Vandehogen also plays for the Brampton Beast. Vandehogen, a rookie to pro hockey, has 3 goals and 2 assists in 19 games.
Brampton plays a triple header on the road, Friday, Saturday, Sunday in Quad City.