Defenseman Chase Tweit is the Strathmore Motor Products King of the Week. 

Originally from Langdon and wearing number five for the Wheatland Kings, this is Tweit's second year playing for the team.

Tweit comes from a sports-orientated family, who play lacrosse when they aren't on the ice. 

"All my brothers played hockey. When hockey's not in, we all are in for the lacrosse season."

Tweit has been on skates for around 12 years and knows where he needs to improve.

"My weaknesses are just my offensive skills. When I go into the offensive zone knowing what to do with the parking where the forwards are going to be and things like that."

Even with the Kings' recent winning streak, Tweit says the team needs to work on the basics.

"Bearing down on simple passes, picking up passes, receiving passes, and just making the simple plays. I think right now we're overcomplicating it and it comes back to bite us."

Tweit has one goal and three assists in eight games this season. 

Outside of the Kings, Tweit is hard at work with post-secondary education. He is enrolled at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in the Petroleum Oil and Gas Technology program.

"I am just enjoying my last few years with my friends and something to do to take my mind off of school. I think my main focus... would just be finding a job, getting my career, and my life kind of set straight."

The Wheatland Kings will be hitting the ice again this Friday (October 20) at 8 p.m. to take on the High River Flyers in High River. 

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