REBELS' PETROVIC WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
 

CALGARY, AB. - The Western Hockey League announced today that Red Deer Rebels defenceman Alex Petrovic is the WHL Player of the Week.  

Petrovic collected nine points, scoring two goals and seven assists to go with a +3 rating, in four road games over the past week helping the Rebels to a 3-0-0-1 record.

On Wednesday, November 9, the Rebels were in Kelowna to face the Rockets in game two of their five game road swing through British Columbia.  Petrovic tallied one goal, added two assists and was named the games 1st Star in the Rebels 6-4 win over the Rockets.  On Friday, November 11, Petrovic collected two assists in the Rebels 5-3 win over the Blazers at the Interior Savings Centre in Kamloops.  The next night, Saturday, November 12, the Rebels were in Victoria for the first game of their weekend double header with the Royals.  Petrovic scored one goal, three assists and was named the games 1st Star in the Rebels 7-4 triumph over the Royals.  On Sunday, November 13, the Royals forced Red Deer to the shoot-out and defeated the Rebels 4-3.

Petrovic currently sits 5th among all WHL defenceman in scoring with 20 points (2 goals, 18 assists) in 20 games played this season.  The Rebels have posted a 6-0-0-2 record in their past eight games and currently sit 1st place in the WHL Central Division and 2nd place in the Eastern Conference with a record of 14-4-0-2 for 30 points.  Petrovic, a native of Edmonton, AB, was a Rebels 2nd round - 33rd overall WHL Draft pick in 2007 and was selected in the 2nd round - 36th overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Draft.  He will represent Team WHL during the 2011 SUBWAY Super Series this Wednesday night, taking on the Russian Junior National team in Regina at the Brandt Centre.

The WHL has also nominated Corbin Boes of the Brandon Wheat Kings for the CHL Goaltender of the Week Award.  Boes posted a 2-0-0-0 record this past week, stopping 82 of 85 shots faced for a 0.965 save-percentage and 1.13 goals-against average.  Boes, a native of Saskatoon, SK, led the Wheat Kings to wins over the Prince Albert Raiders (4-1, 1st Star) and the Swift Current Broncos (4-1).

WHL Player of the Week
Nov. 7 – Nov. 13: Alex Petrovic, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 31 – Nov. 6: Hunter Shinkaruk, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 24 – Oct. 30: Cody Beach, Moose Jaw Warriors
Oct. 17 – Oct. 23: Brendan Gallagher, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 10 – Oct. 16: Sven Bartschi, Portland Winterhawks
Oct. 3 – Oct. 9: Emerson Etem, Medicine Hat Tigers
Sept. 26 – Oct. 2: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept. 22 – Sept. 25: Adam Hughesman, Tri-City Americans

Comments / Have Your Say
 
Rate This Article
1 2 3 4 5
 

737 Page Views
Average Rating 4/5
4 Votes

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • RSS
 
 
 
Schedule & Results
Schedule & Results
Schedule & Results

Schedule & Results

August 26 / 2014

 
Swift Current
7:00 MDT
Moose Jaw
 
 
 

August 28 / 2014

 
Moose Jaw
7:00 MDT
Regina
 
 
 

August 29 / 2014

 
Seattle
11:30 PDT
Tri-City
 
 
 
Lethbridge
3:00 MDT
Prince Albert
 
 
 
Spokane
3:00 PDT
Portland
 
 
 
Calgary
7:00 MDT
Regina
 
 
 
Vancouver
7:00 PDT
Kamloops
 
 
 
Victoria
7:00 PDT
Everett
 
 
 

Timezone: PT | MT | CT | HOME TEAM

 

WHL Fan Zone

2014 MasterCard Memorial Cup

Fan Poll

Which WHL player selected in the 1st round of the 2014 NHL Draft will most likely play in the NHL next season?