Denny's WHL Player of the Week



DENNY'S WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK

APRIL 27, 2015 - MAY 3, 2015: TYSON BAILLIE, KELOWNA ROCKETS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets forward Tyson Baillie is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending May 3rd, 2015.  

Baillie collected seven points (2g-5a) in four games to help the Kelowna Rockets pick up three victories and win the WHL Western Conference Championship against the Portland Winterhawks in six games.

On Tuesday, April 28th against the Winterhawks, Baillie notched a pair of assists in the Rockets’ 7-3 loss. The following night, Baillie collected an assist to help the Rockets bounce back to earn a 3-2 victory over Portland which tied the series at two games apiece. On Friday, May 1st, Baillie was the hero as he scored the overtime winner to give the Rockets a 2-1 win over the ‘Hawks while claiming third star honours. On Sunday May 3rd, Baillie gathered three points (1g-2a) to lead the Rockets to an 8-4 victory which clinched the series and propelled Kelowna to the 2015 WHL Championship Series. 

The 19-year-old Fort Saskatchewan, AB native gathered 76 points (37g-39a) while playing in 68 games this season for the Rockets. The 5’10, 195 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign with Kelowna and has amassed 215 points (95g-120a) in 259 career WHL regular season contests. In 42 career WHL Playoff games, Baillie has recorded 49 points (22g-27a) to go along with a plus-23 rating.

APRIL 20, 2015 - APRIL 26, 2015: JOHN QUENNEVILLE, BRANDON WHEAT KINGS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward John Quenneville is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 26th, 2015.  

Quenneville collected five points (2g-3a) to help the Brandon Wheat Kings take a 2-0 series lead in their Eastern Conference Championship Series against the Calgary Hitmen.

On Friday, April 24th against the Hitmen in Game 1, Quenneville recorded five points (2g-3a) to lead the Wheat Kings to a 9-4 victory while claiming first star honours. On Saturday, April 25th, Quenneville and the Wheat Kings defeated the Hitmen 3-2 in overtime as the forward finished the first two games of the Eastern Conference Championship Series with a plus-3 rating.

The 19-year-old Edmonton, AB native gathered 47 points (17g-30a) while playing in 57 games this season for the Wheat Kings. The 6’1, 205 lb forward is in his third WHL campaign with Brandon and has amassed 124 points (50g-74a) in 165 career WHL regular season contests. In 21 career WHL Playoff games, Quenneville has recorded 27 points (11g-16a) to go along with a plus-12 rating.

APRIL 13, 2015 - APRIL 19, 2015: JOSH MORRISSEY, KELOWNA ROCKETS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets defenceman Josh Morrissey is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 19th, 2015.  

Morrissey collected five points (2g-3a) in one game after returning from injury to help the Kelowna Rockets pick up a win in their Round 2 match-up against the Victoria Royals.

On Friday, April 17th against the Royals, Morrissey recorded five points (2g-3a) to lead the Rockets to a 7-3 victory in Game 5 and earn first star honours. The win clinched the series for the Rockets and allowed the Club to advance to the 2015 Western Conference Final.

The Calgary, AB native gathered 38 points
(13g-25a) while playing in 47 games this season for the Prince Albert Raiders and Kelowna Rockets. The Winnipeg Jets prospect is in his fourth WHL campaign and has amassed 196 points (66g-130a) in 249 career WHL regular season contests. In 11 career WHL Playoff games, Morrissey has recorded 13 points (3g-10a).

APRIL 6, 2015 - APRIL 12, 2015: TYSON BAILLIE, KELOWNA ROCKETS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets forward Tyson Baillie is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 12th, 2015.  

Baillie collected four points (3g-1a) in two games to help the Kelowna Rockets pick up a pair of wins in their Round 2 series against the Victoria Royals in the 2015 WHL Playoffs. 

On Friday, April 10th, Baillie recorded two points (1g-1a), including the game
-winner, to lead the Rockets to a 5-0 shutout victory in Game 1 and earn first star honours. The following night, Baillie scored twice, including the game-winning goal in overtime, to lift the Rockets to a 4-3 victory over the Royals in Game 2 and again claim first star honours.

The 19-year-old Fort Saskatchewan, AB native gathered 76 points (37g-39a) while playing in 68 games this season. The 5’10”, 195 lb forward is in his fourth WHL campaign with Kelowna and has amassed 215 points (95g-120a) in 259 career WHL regular season contests. In 33 career WHL Playoff games, Baillie has recorded 37 points (18g-19a) and a plus-15 rating. 

MARCH 30, 2015 - APRIL 5, 2015: ADAM TAMBELLINI, CALGARY HITMEN

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Calgary Hitmen forward Adam Tambellini is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending April 6th, 2015.  

Tambellini collected 11 points (6g-5a) in four games to help the Calgary Hitmen pick up a pair of wins in their Round 1 series against the Kootenay ICE in the 2015 WHL Playoffs. 

On Tuesday, March 31st against the ICE, Tambellini notched a hat trick to lead the Hitmen to an 8-7 overtime victory in Game 3. The following night, Tambellini recorded four points (1g-3a) to lead the Hitmen to a Game 4 victory over the ICE by a score of 7-2 while also claiming second star honours. On Friday, April 3rd, Tambellini tallied a pair of assists while earning third star honours in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Kootenay ICE in Game 5. The following night, Tambellini scored two goals and earned third star honours as the Hitmen dropped Game 6 to the ICE by a score of 4-2.

The 20-year-old Edmonton, AB native gathered 86 points (47g-39a) while playing in 71 games this season. The 6’3”, 191 lb forward is in his second WHL campaign with Calgary and has amassed 125 points (64g-61a) in 102 career WHL regular season contests. In 12 career WHL Playoff games, Tambellini has recorded 22 points (12g-10a). 

MARCH 23, 2015 - MARCH 29, 2015: BRANDON MAGEE, VICTORIA ROYALS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Victoria Royals forward Brandon Magee is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 29th, 2015.  

Magee collected six points (5g-1a) in two games to help the Victoria Royals earn a pair of wins and take a 2-0 series lead in their Round 1 matchup against the Prince George Cougars in the 2015 WHL Playoffs. 

On Friday, March 27th against the Prince George Cougars, Magee recorded a hat trick and added an assist to earn first-star honours in a 5-3 victory. The following night, Magee scored two goals including the game winner to lead the Royals to a Game 2 victory over the Cougars by a score of 5-4 while also claiming first star honours.

The 21-year-old Edmonton, Alberta native gathered 61 points (23g-38a) while playing in 50 games this season. The 5’9”, 185 lb forward is in his fifth WHL campaign with the Victoria Royals and has amassed 264 points (113g-151a) in 318 career WHL regular season contests.

MARCH 16, 2015 - MARCH 22, 2015: JAKE DEBRUSK, SWIFT CURRENT BRONCOS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Swift Current Broncos forward Jake DeBrusk is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 22nd, 2015.  

DeBrusk collected eight points (4g-4a) in three games to help the Swift Current Broncos earn a pair of wins and clinch a 2015 WHL Playoff berth.

On Tuesday, March 17th against the Moose Jaw Warriors, DeBrusk scored a goal in a 6-2 defeat. On Friday, March 20th, DeBrusk notched a hat trick and added an assist to cap off a four-point night against the Lethbridge Hurricanes in a 5-3 victory. The following night, DeBrusk tallied three assists to lead the Broncos to a 6-2 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes and clinch third place in the East Division.

The 18-year-old Edmonton, Alberta native gathered 81 points (42g-39a) while playing in all 72 games this season. The 6’0”, 177 lb forward is in his second WHL campaign with the Swift Current Broncos. DeBrusk has amassed 120 points (57g-63a) in 144 career WHL regular season contests and was ranked 24th amongst North American skaters in the 2015 NHL Central Scouting midterm rankings.

MARCH 9, 2015 - MARCH 15, 2015: OLIVER BJORKSTRAND, PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks forward Oliver Bjorkstrand is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 15th, 2015.  

Bjorkstrand collected 11 points (5g-6a) in four games to help the Winterhawks earn an overall record of 2-1-0-1 for the week.

On Wednesday, March 11th against the Everett Silvertips, Bjorkstrand recorded two goals in a 6-1 victory and also claimed second star honours. On Friday, March 13th, Bjorkstrand scored a goal in a 5-3 loss to the Spokane Chiefs. On Saturday, March 14th, Bjorkstrand recorded three points (1g-2a) against the Prince George Cougars in a 6-5 shootout loss. The following night, Bjorkstrand capped off an exceptional week when he put together a five-point performance (1g-4a) in an 8-6 victory over the Spokane Chiefs while earning first star honours.

The Herning, Denmark native earns his fourth Denny’s Player of the Week nod of the year and also earned WHL Player of the Month honours for both January and February. The 6’0”, 168 lb forward sits atop the WHL in scoring with 108 points (57g-51a) in just 55 games played. Bjorkstrand is in his third WHL season with the Winterhawks and has tallied 280 points (138g-142a) in 189 career regular season contests. The Columbus Blue Jackets selected Bjorkstrand in the third round, 89th overall, of the 2013 NHL Draft.


MARCH 2, 2015 - MARCH 8, 2015: PETER QUENNEVILLE, BRANDON WHEAT KINGS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Peter Quenneville is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 8th, 2015.  

Quenneville collected nine points (6g-3a), in three games to help the Brandon Wheat Kings earn a pair of home wins on the week.

On Wednesday, March 4th against the Lethbridge Hurricanes, Quenneville recorded his first hat trick of the season as part of a four-point performance (3g-1a) to claim first star honours in a 7-3 victory. On Friday, March 6th, Quenneville recorded two points (1g-1a) in a 5-2 loss to the Prince Albert Raiders. The following night, Quenneville scored a pair of goals and added an assist to cap off a three-point night against the Swift Current Broncos in a 9-1 win while also claiming first star honours.

The 21-year-old Edmonton, Alberta native has gathered 70 points (26g-44a) along with a plus-21 rating in 66 games this season. The 5’11”, 196 lb forward is in his second WHL campaign with the Wheat Kings. Quenneville has amassed 122 points (47g-75a) in 110 career WHL regular season contests and was selected 195th overall by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the 2013 NHL entry draft.

FEBRUARY 23, 2015 - MARCH 1, 2015: JANSEN HARKINS, PRINCE GEORGE COUGARS

CALGARY, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today that Prince George Cougars forward Jansen Harkins is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 1st, 2015.  

Harkins collected seven points (1g-6a) in two games to help the Prince George Cougars collect a pair of road wins last week.

On Friday, February 27th against the Seattle Thunderbirds, Harkins registered a four point performance (1g- 3a) including the overtime winner in a 5-4 road victory. The following night, Harkins collected three assists against the Everett Silvertips to help the Cougars to a 5-1 victory while also claiming first star honours.

The 17-year-old North Vancouver, BC native has gathered 76 points (19g-57a) in 61 games played this season. The 6’1”, 180 lb forward is in his second WHL campaign with Prince George where he has amassed 110 points (29g-81a) in 133 career WHL regular season contests. Harkins was ranked 18th amongst North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft.

FEBRUARY 16, 2015 - FEBRUARY 22, 2015: JAYCE HAWRYLUK, BRANDON WHEAT KINGS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Jayce Hawryluk is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 22nd, 2015.  

Hawryluk collected seven points (5g-2a) while posting a plus-four rating in two games over the past week for the Wheat Kings.

After an extended absence due to injury, Hawryluk returned to the lineup on Friday, February 20th against the Prince Albert Raiders. Hawryluk notched his second hat trick of the season, scoring three goals in a 6-4 loss to the Raiders while earning second star honours. The following night, Hawryluk registered a four point performance (2g-2a) against the Saskatoon Blades in a 7-3 victory while also claiming the game’s first star.

A 19-year-old Roblin, Manitoba native, Hawryluk has gathered 54 points (24g-30a) along with a plus-31 rating in 42 games so far this season. The 5’10”, 197 lb forward is in his third WHL campaign with Brandon. Hawryluk has amassed 161 points (66g-95a) in 162 career WHL regular season contests and was selected 32nd overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2014 NHL Draft.


FEBRUARY 9, 2015 - FEBRUARY 15, 2015: LEON DRAISAITL
, KELOWNA ROCKETS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets forward Leon Draisaitl is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 15th, 2015.  

Draisaitl collected nine points (2g-7a), while posting a plus-four rating in four games over the past week to help lead the Rockets to a 3-1-0-0 record over that span.

On Monday, February 9th, Draisaitl tallied two assists to lead the Rockets to a 5-2 win over the Prince George Cougars. On Friday, February 13th, Draisaitl collected three assists against the Victoria Royals in a 7-3 victory while also earning first star honours. Draisaitl concluded the week with a four point performance (2g-2a) against the Moose Jaw Warriors on February 14th in which he scored the game-winning goal and added another in a 6-0 shutout victory.

A 19-year-old Cologne, Germany native, Draisaitl has gathered 27 points (9g-18a) along with a plus-nine rating in 17 games this season. The 6’1”, 210 lb forward is in his third WHL campaign and first with Kelowna. Draisaitl has amassed 190 points (68g-122a) in 145 career WHL regular season contests and was selected third overall by the Edmonton Oilers in the 2014 NHL Draft.


FEBRUARY 2, 2015 - FEBRUARY 8, 2015: RIHARDS BUKARTS, BRANDON WHEAT KINGS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Rihards Bukarts is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 8th, 2015.  

Bukarts collected seven points (4g-3a), while posting a plus-five rating in four games over the past week, leading the Wheat Kings to four straight victories over that time frame.

On Wednesday, February 4th, Bukarts scored three points (1g, 2a) to lead the Wheat Kings to a 6-3 margin over the Medicine Hat Tigers while claiming first star honours. On Friday, February 6th, Bukarts scored a goal against the Kootenay Ice in a 5-3 win and also added an assist in the Wheat Kings 4-1 decision over the Ice. Bukarts concluded the week with a multi-goal game against the Lethbridge Hurricanes. Bukarts scored the game winning goal in the 7-2 decision and added another which marked his 22nd and 23rd goals of the season.

A 19-year-old Jurmala, Latvia native, Bukarts has gathered 55 points (23g-32a) along with a plus-14 rating in 45 games this season. He ranks second in team scoring for the Brandon Wheat Kings and his 9 power play goals are second-best for the Wheat Kings. The 5’9”, 192 lb forward is in his second campaign in the WHL with the Wheat Kings where he has amassed 109 points (51g-58a) in 110 career regular season matches. Bukarts was selected 7th overall by the Brandon Wheat Kings in the 2013 CHL Import Draft.


JANUARY 26, 2015 - FEBRUARY 1, 2015: 
OLIVER BJORKSTRAND, PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks forward Oliver Bjorkstrand is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending February 1st, 2015. 

Bjorkstrand netted nine points (4g-5a), while posting a plus-four rating in three games over the past week, leading the Winterhawks to three straight victories in that span.

On Wednesday, January 28th, Bjorkstrand was held pointless as the ‘Hawks edged the Victoria Royals 4-3. On Friday, January 30th, Bjorkstrand scored the insurance marker and set up two more while claiming second star honours in a 6-2 win over the Kamloops Blazers. Bjorkstrand finished the week with a career high six-point night (3g-3a), including the game-winner, and was named the game’s first star in a 6-3 triumph over the Everett Silvertips on Saturday.

A 19-year-old Herning, Denmark native, Bjorkstrand has notched 70 points (35g-35a) along with a plus-34 rating in 40 games this season. He is tied for third place in league scoring and his 35 goals are fourth-best in the WHL. The 6’0”, 168 lb forward is in his third campaign in the WHL with the Winterhawks where he has amassed 242 points (116-126a) in 174 career regular season matches. Bjorkstrand was chosen by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round, 89th overall, of the 2013 NHL Draft.


JANUARY 19, 2015 - JANUARY 25, 2015: TYRELL GOULBOURNE, KELOWNA ROCKETS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets forward Tyrell Goulbourne is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 25th, 2015. 

Goulbourne tallied seven points (3g-4a), while posting a plus-five rating in just two games over the past week, leading the Rockets to two consecutive victories in that span.

On Friday, January 23rd, Goulbourne scored the opening goal and set up another in a 5-3 win over the visiting Everett Silvertips. In the rematch on Saturday, Goulbourne contributed with a five-point effort (2g-3a) and finished the game with a plus-four rating while earning first star honours in a 9-3 triumph over the ‘Tips.

The 21-year-old from Edmonton, AB has notched 33 points (17g-16a) along with a plus-14 rating in 39 games this season. The 6’0”, 200 lb forward is in his fifth WHL season with the Rockets and has amassed 113 points (55g-58a) in 252 career regular season contests. He was selected by the Philadelphia Flyers in the third round, 72nd overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.


JANUARY 12, 2015 - JANUARY 18, 2015: TIM MCGAULEY, BRANDON WHEAT KINGS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Brandon Wheat Kings forward Tim McGauley is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 18th, 2015. 

McGauley notched six points (2g-4a), while posting an impressive plus-seven rating in three games over the past week, leading the Wheat Kings to three straight victories in that span.

On Tuesday, January 13th, McGauley was held pointless as Brandon defeated the host Edmonton Oil Kings 2-1. On Friday, January 16th, McGauley had a four-point night (2g-2a) and finished the game with a plus-five rating while claiming first star honours in an 8-5 triumph over the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes. McGauley finished the week by chipping in with two helpers in a 5-3 win over the Broncos in Swift Current on Saturday.

A 19-year-old from Wilcox, SK, McGauley has tallied 56 points (27g-29a) along with a plus-17 rating in 46 games this season. He currently is tied for sixth place in league scoring and his 27 goals are also tied for fifth overall in the WHL. The 6’0”, 185 lb forward is in his third WHL campaign. Originally a first round pick, 20th overall, of the Saskatoon Blades in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, McGauley has amassed 161 points (65g-96a) in 199 career regular season contests.


JANUARY 5, 2015 - JANUARY 11, 2015: OLIVER BJORKSTRAND, PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS

 The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks forward Oliver Bjorkstrand is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 11th, 2015. 

Bjorkstrand tallied eight points (4g-4a), while posting a plus-five rating in three games over the past week, leading the Winterhawks to a 2-1 record in that span.

On Wednesday, January 7th, Bjorkstrand scored the opening goal in his first game back after representing Denmark at the 2015 World Junior Hockey Championship as the Winterhawks fell to the host Spokane Chiefs 4-1. On Friday, January 9th, Bjorkstrand had a four-point night (1g-3a) and finished the game with a plus-four rating while earning first star honours in a 5-3 triumph over the Chiefs in Spokane. Bjorkstrand finished the week by potting the short-handed game-winner as part of a three-point effort (2g-1a) and was named the game’s first star in a 5-3 victory over the visiting Vancouver Giants on Saturday.

The 6’0”, 168-lb forward has notched 48 points (25g-23a) along with a plus-20 rating in 31 games this season. He currently is tied for sixth place in the WHL for goals this season. A 19-year-old Herning, Denmark product, Bjorkstrand is in his third season in the WHL with the Winterhawks where he has amassed 220 points (106g-114a) in 165 career regular season contests. He was selected by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round, 89th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.


DECEMBER 29, 2014 - JANUARY 4, 2015: TRAVIS BROWN, VICTORIA ROYALS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Victoria Royals defenceman Travis Brown is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending January 4th, 2015. 

Brown notched five points (2g-3a), while posting a plus-six rating in two games over the past week leading the Royals to two straight victories in that span.

On Friday, January 2nd, Brown had a four-point outing (1g-3a) and finished the game with a plus-four rating while claiming first star honours in an 8-1 triumph over the visiting Spokane Chiefs. On Saturday, January 3rd, Brown potted his 15th goal of the season and extended his point streak to six games as Victoria defeated the Chiefs 4-2.

Brown, a 20-year-old Winnipeg, MB product, currently sits tied with teammate Joe Hicketts for the scoring lead amongst WHL rearguards with 38 points and his 15 goals is also good for first in the league for defencemen. The 6’2”, 198 lb defenceman is in his fifth WHL campaign and second as a member of the Victoria Royals. Originally a fourth-round pick, 76th overall, of the Moose Jaw Warriors in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft, Brown has amassed 162 points (45g-117a) in 251 career regular season contests. Brown was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks in the fifth round, 149th overall in the 2012 NHL Draft.



DECEMBER 15, 2014 - DECEMBER 28, 2014: COLE SANFORD, MEDICINE HAT TIGERS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Medicine Hat Tigers forward Trevor Cox is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week (December 15th- 28th, 2014).

Cox tallied 13 points (3g-10a), while posting a plus-six rating in three games over the span as the Tigers posted a 2-1-0-0 record.

On Wednesday, December 17th, Cox scored the insurance marker and set up four others while earning second star honours in a 7-3 triumph over the visiting Kamloops Blazers. After returning from the holiday break, he chipped in with two helpers in a 6-5 loss to the host Lethbridge Hurricanes on Saturday, December 27th. On Sunday December 28th, Cox notched six points (2g-4a) and was selected as the game’s second star in an 8-4 victory over the visiting Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Cox, a 19-year-old from Surrey, B.C., has notched 62 points (14g-48a) along with a plus-26 rating in 36 games so far this season. Cox leads the WHL in scoring and his 48 assists is also good for first in the league. The 5’8”, 164 lb. forward is in his fourth season in the WHL with the Tigers where he has amassed 197 points (65g-132a) in 235 career regular season contests. 



DECEMBER 8, 2014 - DECEMBER 14, 2014: COLE SANFORD, MEDICINE HAT TIGERS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Medicine Hat Tigers forward Cole Sanford is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 14th, 2014.

Sanford notched eight points (4g-4a), while posting a plus-four rating in three games over the past week as the Tigers posted a 2-1-0-0 record in that span. On Tuesday, December 9th, Sanford potted the insurance marker and set up another in a 4-1 victory over the host Kootenay Ice. On Friday, December 12th, he recorded one goal and was selected as the game’s second star in a 4-2 setback to the visiting Kelowna Rockets. Sanford finished the week by netting five points (2g-3a) while earning second star honours in a 7-4 triumph over the visiting Prince Albert Raiders on Saturday.

Sanford, a 19-year-old Vernon, B.C. product, has tallied 49 points (23g-26a) along with a plus-22 rating in 33 games so far this season. Sanford currently sits tied with teammate Trevor Cox for third place in league scoring and his 23 goals are good for second in the WHL. The 5’8”, 165 lb. forward is in his third season in the WHL with the Tigers where he has amassed 133 points (58g-75a) in 158 career regular season contests.



DECEMBER 1, 2014 - DECEMBER 7, 2014: CONNOR RANKIN, CALGARY HITMEN

The Western Hockey League announced today that Calgary Hitmen forward Connor Rankin is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending December 7th, 2014. 

Rankin tallied nine points (6g-3a), while posting a plus-six rating in three games over the past week, leading the Hitmen to three straight victories in that span.

On Tuesday, December 2nd, Rankin notched three goals and six points while claiming second star honours in a 9-5 triumph over the Rebels in Red Deer. On Friday, December 5th, Rankin netted a hat trick for the second consecutive game and was selected as the game’s first star in a 6-2 victory over the visiting Edmonton Oil Kings. In both of these games, Rankin potted the game-winning goal.

Rankin, a 20-year-old from North Vancouver, BC, has notched 31 points (14g-17a) along with a plus-13 rating in 31 games so far this season. The 6’0”, 202 lb forward is in his fifth WHL campaign and second as a member of the Calgary Hitmen. Originally a first round pick, 7th overall, of the Tri-City Americans in the 2009 WHL Bantam Draft, Rankin has amassed 220 points (103g-117a) in 298 career regular season contests.


NOVEMBER 24, 2014 - NOVEMBER 30, 2014: OLIVER BJORKSTRAND, PORTLAND WINTERHAWKS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Portland Winterhawks’ forward Oliver Bjorkstrand is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 30, 2014. 

Bjorkstrand notched five goals and six points, while posting a +4 rating in three games over the past week, leading the Winterhawks to three straight victories in that span.

On Tuesday, November 25th, Bjorkstrand potted a pair of goals, including the game-winner, while claiming 2nd Star honours in a 4-2 win over the visiting Victoria Royals. On Friday, November 28th, Bjorkstrand scored twice more, picked up another game-winning-goal and was named the game’s 2nd Star in a 5-2 victory over the visiting Kootenay Ice. Bjorkstrand finished the week by scoring a goal and an assist while earning 1st Star honours in a 3-2 triumph over the host Tri-City Americans on Saturday.

Bjorkstrand, a 19-year-old from Herning, Denmark, has tallied eighteen goals and 34 points along with a +11 rating in 24 games so far this season. The 6’0”, 168-lb forward is in his third season in the WHL with the Winterhawks where he has amassed 99 goals and 206 points in 158 career regular season contests. Bjorkstrand was chosen by the Columbus Blue Jackets in the third round, 89th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.


NOVEMBER 17, 2014 - NOVEMBER 23, 2014: LANE BAUER, EDMONTON OIL KINGS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Edmonton Oil Kings’ forward Lane Bauer is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 23, 2014.  

Bauer tallied four goals and eight points along with a +7 rating in four road games over the past week as the Oil Kings posted a 1-1-2-0 record in that span.

On Tuesday, November 18th, Bauer scored twice while claiming 2nd Star honors in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Regina Pats.  On Wednesday, November 19th, he recorded an assist in a 3-2 overtime victory in Moose Jaw over the Warriors.  On Friday, November 21st, Bauer picked up two assists in a 7-4 setback to the Brandon Wheat Kings.  Bauer finished the week by scoring two goals and an assist while earning 2nd Star honors in a 5-4 overtime defeat to the Wheat Kings in Brandon.

Bauer, an 18-year-old from Anchorage, AK, is in his second season in the WHL with the Oil Kings.  The 5’11”, 186-lb forward has tallied eight goals and 18 points along with a +19 rating in 25 games this season.  A MasterCard Memorial Cup champion with the Oil Kings in 2013-14, Bauer has amassed 15 goals and 34 points in 72 career regular season contests.  Bauer is eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.


NOVEMBER 10, 2014 - NOVEMBER 16, 2014: SAM REINHART, KOOTENAY ICE

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kootenay Ice forward Sam Reinhart is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 16, 2014.  

Reinhart netted seven points, including a goal and six assists, while posting a +4 rating in two games over the past week, leading the Ice to a pair of wins in that span.

On Friday, November 14th, Reinhart recorded four assists, including setting up the tying and game-winning goals, in a 7-6 overtime victory over the visiting Calgary Hitmen.  On Saturday, November 15th, Reinhart scored and set up two more for a three-point outing while being named the game’s 1st Star in a 4-2 road win over the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Reinhart, a 19-year-old from Vancouver, B.C., is in his fourth season in the WHL with the Kootenay Ice.  The 6’1”, 190-lb center has three goals and 10 points through four games since returning to the Ice after beginning the season in the NHL with the Buffalo Sabres.  The 2013-14 WHL Player of the Year and Sportsman of the Year, Reinhart has amassed 104 goals and 264 points in 207 career regular season contests.  Reinhart was selected by the Sabres with the second overall pick in the 2014 NHL Draft.


NOVEMBER 3, 2014 - NOVEMBER 9, 2014: ROURKE CHARTIER, KELOWNA ROCKETS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets’ forward Rourke Chartier is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 9, 2014.  

Chartier picked up four goals and four assists for eight points while posting a +6 rating in three games over the past week, leading the Rockets to three straight wins in that span.

On Wednesday, November 5th, Chartier scored and set up two more for a three-point outing as the Rockets downed the visiting Victoria Royals 5-1.  On Friday, November 7th, Chartier scored twice, including the game-winner, and was named the game’s 2nd Star in a 4-2 triumph over the visiting Spokane Chiefs.  On Saturday, November 8th, Chartier scored for a seventh straight game while adding two assists for his third three-point effort in four games as the Rockets posted a 5-0 shutout win over the visiting Vancouver Giants.

Chartier, an 18-year-old product of Saskatoon, SK, is in his third season in the WHL with the Rockets, and currently leads all WHL players with 18 goals through 18 games.  The 5’11”, 190lb forward, who was selected in the first round, 15th overall, in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft, has amassed 55 goals and 120 points in 148 career regular-season contests with Kelowna.  Chartier was chosen by the San Jose Sharks in the fifth round, 149th overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.


OCTOBER 27, 2014 - NOVEMBER 2, 2014: JOSH MORRISSEY, PRINCE ALBERT RAIDERS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Prince Albert Raiders’ defenceman Josh Morrissey is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending November 2, 2014.  

Morrissey recorded three goals and three assists for six points while posting a +6 rating over four games during the past week, leading the Raiders to a 3-1-0-0 record in that span.

On Tuesday, October 28th, Morrissey notched a goal and two assists for a three-point outing while also earning 1st Star honors in a 5-0 shutout win over the Kootenay Ice in Cranbrook, B.C.  On Friday, October 31st, Morrissey scored once and posted a +4 rating as the visiting Raiders defeated the Moose Jaw Warriors 6-3.  On Saturday, November 1st, Morrissey scored and set up another for a two-point effort as the Raiders downed the visiting Saskatoon Blades 5-2.  He was held off the score sheet in a 5-2 road loss to the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Wednesday, October 29th.

Morrissey, a 19-year-old product of Calgary, AB, is in his fourth season in the WHL with the Raiders.  The 6’0”, 190-lb defenceman has scored five goals and 11 points through his first 12 games this season.  The Raiders’ first-round pick, 6th overall, in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, Morrissey has piled up 58 goals and 169 points in 214 career regular-season games.  Morrissey was selected by the Winnipeg Jets in the first round, 13th overall, in the 2013 NHL Draft.


OCTOBER 20, 2014 - OCTOBER 26, 2014: CONNER BLEACKLEY, RED DEER REBELS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Red Deer Rebels’ captain Conner Bleackley is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 26, 2014.  

Bleackley recorded six points on one goal and five assists, along with a +4 rating in two games over the past week, leading the Rebels to a pair of victories in that span.

On Friday, October 24th, Bleackley notched three assists, including drawing an assist on the game-winning goal, while also earning 3rd Star honors in a 6-3 triumph over the visiting Prince George Cougars. On Saturday, October 25th, Bleackley scored the game-winning goal and chipped in two assists for his second straight three-point outing, and was named the game’s 1st Star in a 5-1 win over the visiting Moose Jaw Warriors.

Bleackley, an 18-year-old from High River, AB, is in his third season in the WHL with the Red Deer Rebels, and currently sits tied for second on the team in scoring with 12 points in 11 games. The Rebels’ first-round pick, 21st overall, in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft, Bleackley has amassed 43 goals and 100 points in 164 career regular season games. Bleackley was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the first round, 23rd overall, in the 2014 NHL Draft.


OCTOBER 13, 2014 - OCTOBER 19, 2014: JOE HICKETTS, VICTORIA ROYALS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Victoria Royals’ defenceman Joe Hicketts is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 19, 2014.  

Hicketts amassed a goal and six assists for seven points along with a +5 rating in four road games over the past week, helping the Royals post a 3-1-0-0 record in that span.

On Tuesday, October 14th, Hicketts recorded three assists in a 6-5 overtime victory over the Red Deer Rebels.  On Wednesday, October 15th, Hicketts scored his fourth goal of the season in a 3-2 defeat to the Edmonton Oil Kings.  On Friday, October 17th, he notched two assists, including setting up the game-winning goal, and was named the game’s 1st Star in a 4-2 victory over the Lethbridge Hurricanes.  On Saturday, October 18th, Hicketts extended his point streak to four games with an assist in a 4-0 shutout win over the Kootenay Ice.

Hicketts, an 18-year-old from Kamloops, B.C., is in his third season in the WHL with the Victoria Royals.  The 5’8”, 186-lb rearguard has amassed 16 goals and 62 points in 115 career regular-season contests, including four goals and 14 points in 11 games to start the 2014-15 season.  The Royals’ first round pick, 12th overall, in the 2011 WHL Bantam Draft, Hicketts recently signed a three-year entry-level NHL contract with the Detroit Red Wings after attending their training camp in September 2014.


OCTOBER 6, 2014 - OCTOBER 12, 2014: IVAN NIKOLISHIN, EVERETT SILVERTIPS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Everett Silvertips’ forward Ivan Nikolishin is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 12, 2014.  

Nikolishin tallied two goals and four assists for six points along with a +4 rating in two games over the past week, leading the Silvertips to a pair of victories in that span.

On Friday, October 10th, Nikolishin scored and set up two more for a three-point effort while earning 2nd Star honors in a 6-2 win over the visiting Portland Winterhawks.  On Saturday, October 11th, he enjoyed his second straight three-point outing, notching a goal and two assists in a 5-1 triumph over the Blazers in Kamloops, B.C.

Nikolishin, an 18-year-old from Moscow, Russia, is in his second season in the WHL with the Everett Silvertips.  The 5’9”, 170-lb forward has amassed 20 goals and 68 points in 79 career regular season games, including two goals and nine points in seven games to start the 2014-15 season.  Nikolishin was selected in the second round, 70th overall, in the 2013 CHL Import Draft.  He is eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.


SEPTEMBER 29, 2014 - OCTOBER 5, 2014: MADISON BOWEY, KELOWNA ROCKETS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Kelowna Rockets’ defenceman Madison Bowey is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 5, 2014.  

Bowey scored two goals and added six assists for eight points while posting a +7 rating in three games over the past week, helping the Rockets to three wins in that span.

On Wednesday, October 1, Bowey recorded two goals and three assists for a five-point outing while also earning 1st Star honors in a 7-5 victory over the visiting Vancouver Giants. On Friday, October 3, Bowey chipped in two assists, including setting up the overtime game-winning goal, as the Rockets edged the Silvertips 5-4 in Everett, WA. On Saturday, October 4, Bowey notched an assist in a 6-4 road victory over the Seattle Thunderbirds.

Bowey, a 19-year-old product of Winnipeg, MB, is in his fourth season in the Western Hockey League with the Kelowna Rockets. The Rockets’ captain has enjoyed a great start to the 2014-15 season, recording 11 points through his first four games. In 205 career regular season games, Bowey has amassed 43 goals and 123 points along with a +97 rating. He was selected in the second round, 53rd overall, by the Washington Capitals in the 2013 NHL Draft.


SEPTEMBER 22, 2014 - SEPTEMBER 28, 2014: CARSON STADNYK, EVERETT SILVERTIPS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Everett Silvertips’ forward Carson Stadnyk is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 28, 2014.  

Stadnyk recorded three goals and four assists for seven points along with a +4 rating in two games during the past week, leading the Silvertips to a pair of road victories over the Portland Winterhawks.

On Saturday, September 27th, Stadnyk scored two goals and added an assist while being named the game’s 1st Star in a 5-1 victory over the Winterhawks.  On Sunday, September 28th, he notched a goal and three assists while earning 2nd Star honors in a 6-4 victory in Portland as the Silvertips improved to 3-0-0-0 to begin the 2014-15 regular season.

Stadnyk, an 18-year-old from Saskatoon, SK, is in his third season in the WHL with the Silvertips.  He currently leads the ‘Tips and sits tied for fourth in WHL scoring with seven points through three games.  The Silvertips’ eighth-round pick, 169th overall, in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, Stadnyk has appeared in 147 career regular-season contests, amassing 34 goals and 58 points.  Stadnyk is eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.


SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 - SEPTEMBER 21, 2014: JAY MERKLEY, SWIFT CURRENT BRONCOS

The Western Hockey League announced today that Swift Current Broncos’ forward Jay Merkley is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending September 21, 2014.  

Merkley recorded five goals and two assist for seven points along with a +4 rating in two games to lead the Broncos to back-to-back wins over the Moose Jaw Warriors to open the 2014-15 WHL regular season.

On Friday, September 19th, Merkley scored three goals and added an assist while being named the game’s 1st Star in a 6-0 shutout victory over the visiting Warriors in Swift Current.  On Saturday, September 20th, Merkley scored two more goals, including the game winner, and recorded an assist as the Warriors skated to a 5-2 victory in Moose Jaw.

Merkley, a 19-year-old from Calgary, AB, is in his fourth season in the WHL, and second full campaign with the Swift Current Broncos.  The 5’11”, 195-lb centre leads all WHL players in goals and points through the first weekend of play in the 2014-15 regular season.  Originally selected by the Lethbridge Hurricanes in the first round, third overall, in the 2010 WHL Bantam Draft, Merkley has scored 67 goals and 125 points in 205 career WHL games.  He is eligible for the 2015 NHL Draft.

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2013-14 WHL Player of the Week
Mar. 10 – Mar. 16: Collin Valcourt, Prince Albert Raiders
Mar. 3 – Mar. 9: Leon Draisaitl, Prince Albert Raiders
Feb. 24 – Mar. 2: Jayce Hawryluk, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 17 – Feb. 23: Morgan Klimchuk, Regina Pats
Feb. 10 – Feb. 16: Taylor Leier, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 3 – Feb. 9: Sam Reinhart, Kootenay Ice
Jan. 27 – Feb. 2: Myles Bell, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 20 – Jan. 26: Brendan Leipsic, Portland Winterhawks
Jan. 13 – Jan. 19: Derrick Pouliot, Portland Winterhawks
Jan. 6 – Jan. 12: Todd Fiddler, Prince George Cougars
Dec. 30 – Jan. 5: Myles Bell, Kelowna Rockets
Dec. 9 – Dec. 15: Mike Aviani, Spokane Chiefs
Dec. 2 – Dec. 8: Chandler Stephenson, Regina Pats
Nov. 25 – Dec. 1: Leon Draisaitl, Prince Albert Raiders
Nov. 18 – Nov. 24: Josh Winquist, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 11 – Nov. 17: Ryan Pulock, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 4 – Nov. 10: Mitch Holmberg, Spokane Chiefs
Oct. 28 – Nov. 3: Jayce Hawryluk, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct. 21 – Oct. 27: Josh Winquist, Everett Silvertips
Oct. 14 – Oct. 20: Nicolas Petan, Portland Winterhawks
Oct. 7 – Oct. 13: Matt Pufahl, Everett Silvertips
Sept. 30 – Oct. 6: Nick Merkley, Kelowna Rockets
Sept. 23 – Sept. 29: Mitch Holmberg, Spokane Chiefs
Sept. 19 – Sept. 22: Julius Honka, Swift Current Broncos

2012-13 WHL Player of the Week
Mar. 11 – Mar. 17: Nicolas Petan, Portland Winterhawks
Mar. 4 – Mar. 10: Cody Sylvester, Calgary Hitmen
Feb. 25 – Mar. 3: Michael St. Croix, Edmonton Oil Kings
Feb. 18 – Feb. 24: Justin Feser, Tri-City Americans
Feb. 11 – Feb. 17: Morgan Rielly, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 4 – Feb. 10: Brenden Walker, Saskatoon Blades
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Colin Smith, Kamloops Blazers
Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Henrik Samuelsson, Edmonton Oil Kings
Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: Alex Gogolev, Victoria Royals
Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Troy Rutkowski, Portland Winterhawks
Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Cody Sylvester, Calgary Hitmen
Dec. 17 – Dec. 30: Anthony Bardaro, Prince Albert Raiders
Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Josh Nicholls, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Jaimen Yakubowski, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Jaimen Yakubowski, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Brendan Leipsic, Portland Winterhawks
Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Colin Smith, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 5 – Nov. 11: Mark McNeill, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Justin Feser, Tri-City Americans
Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Curtis Valk, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Colin Smith, Kamloops Blazers
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: JC Lipon, Kamloops Blazers
Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: JC Lipon, Kamloops Blazers
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Hunter Shinkaruk, Medicine Hat Tigers
Sept. 20 – Sept. 23: Nicolas Petan, Portland Winterhawks

2011-12 WHL Player of the Week
Mar. 12 – Mar. 18: Matej Stransky, Saskatoon Blades
Mar. 5 – Mar. 11: Emerson Etem, Medicine Hat Tigers
Feb. 27 – Mar. 4: Sven Bartschi, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 20 – Feb. 26: Brendan Shinnimin, Tri-City Americans
Feb. 13 – Feb. 19: Michael Ferland, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 6 – Feb. 12: Brendan Ranford, Kamloops Blazers
Jan. 30 – Feb. 5: Dominik Uher, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 23 – Jan. 29: Mark McNeill, Prince Albert Raiders
Jan. 16 – Jan. 22: Michael St. Croix, Edmonton Oil Kings
Jan. 9 – Jan. 15: Colin Smith, Kamloops Blazers
Jan. 2 – Jan. 8: Brendan Gallagher, Vancouver Giants
Dec. 27 – Jan. 1: Dalton Thrower, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 2 – Dec. 18: Patrick Holland, Tri-City Americans
Dec. 5 – Dec. 11: Mike Winther, Prince Albert Raiders
Nov. 28 – Dec. 4: Michael St. Croix, Edmonton Oil Kings
Nov. 21 – Nov. 27: Ty Rattie, Portland Winterhawks
Nov. 14 – Nov. 20: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings
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

2010-11 WHL Player of the Week
Mar. 14 – Mar. 20: Mark McNeill, Prince Albert Raiders
Mar. 7 – Mar. 13: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Red Deer Rebels
Feb. 28 – Mar. 6: Nino Niederreiter, Portland Winterhawks
Feb. 21 – Feb. 27: Brendan Gallagher, Vancouver Giants
Feb. 14 – Feb. 20: Mark Stone, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 7 – Feb. 13: Quinton Howden, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 31 – Feb. 6: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 24 – Jan. 30: Cody Chikie, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 17 – Jan. 23: Tyler Johnson, Spokane Chiefs
Jan. 10 – Jan. 16: Darcy Kuemper, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 3 – Jan. 9: Stefan Elliott, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 27 – Jan. 2: Austin Fyten, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Dec. 13 – Dec. 19: Jonathan Parker, Prince Albert Raiders
Dec. 6 – Dec. 12: Cody Eakin, Swift Current Broncos
Nov. 29 – Dec. 5: Mark Pysyk, Edmonton Oil Kings
Nov. 22 – Nov. 28: Linden Vey, Medicine Hat Tigers
Nov. 15 – Nov. 21: Kellan Tochkin, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 8 – Nov. 14: Brendan Ranford, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 1 – Nov. 7: Mitchell Callahan, Kelowna Rockets
Oct. 25 – Oct. 31: Andrej Kudrna, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 18 – Oct. 24: Craig Cunningham, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 11 – Oct. 17: Sena Acolatse, Prince George Cougars
Oct. 4 – Oct. 10: Darian Dziurzynski, Saskatoon Blades
Sept. 27 – Oct. 3: Brad Ross, Portland Winterhawks
Sept. 24 – Sept. 26: Tyler Maxwell, Everett Silvertips

2009-10 WHL Player of the Week
Mar. 8 – Mar. 14: Matt Calvert, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 1 – Mar. 7: Brandon McMillan, Kelowna Rockets
Feb. 22 – Feb. 28: Michael Stickland, Swift Current Broncos
Feb. 15 – Feb. 21: Mitch Wahl, Spokane Chiefs
Feb. 8 – Feb. 14: Brandon Kozun, Calgary Hitmen
Feb. 1 – Feb. 7: Martin Jones, Calgary Hitmen
Jan. 25 – Jan. 31: Tyson Barrie, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 18 – Jan. 24: Scott Glennie, Brandon Wheat Kings
Jan. 11 – Jan. 17: Jesse Ismond, Kootenay Ice
Jan. 4 – Jan. 10: Brendan Rowinski, Moose Jaw Warriors
Dec. 27 – Jan. 3: Kevin Connauton, Vancouver Giants
Dec. 14 – Dec. 20: Brayden McNabb, Kootenay Ice
Dec. 7 – Dec. 13: Wacey Hamilton, Medicine Hat Tigers
Nov. 30 – Dec. 6: Johnny Lazo, Tri-City Americans
Nov. 23 – Nov. 29: Dustin Sylvester, Kootenay Ice
Nov. 16 – Nov. 22: Ryan Howse, Chilliwack Bruins
Nov. 9 – Nov. 15: Matt Calvert, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 2 – Nov. 8: Brendan Shinniman, Tri-City Americans
Oct. 26 – Nov. 1: Stefan Elliott, Saskatoon Blades
Oct. 19 – Oct. 25: Brandon Kozun, Calgary Hitmen
Oct. 12 – Oct. 18: Mark Isherwood, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 5 – Oct. 11: Jason Bast, Moose Jaw Warriors
Sept. 28 – Oct. 4: Jordan Weal, Regina Pats
Sept. 21 – Sept. 27: Andrew Hayes, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept. 17 – Sept. 20: Tyler Fiddler, Calgary Hitmen

2008-09 WHL Player of the Week
Sept. 18 – Sept. 21: Jordan Weal, Regina Pats
Sept. 22 – Sept. 28: Joel Broda, Moose Jaw Warriors
Sept. 29 – Oct. 5: Casey Pierro-Zabotel, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 6 – Oct. 12: Evander Kane, Vancouver Giants
Oct. 13 – Oct. 19: Jay Fehr, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct. 20 – Oct. 26: Jamie Benn, Kelowna Rockets
Oct. 27 – Nov. 2: Dana Tyrell, Prince George Cougars
Nov. 3 – Nov. 9: C.J. Stretch, Kamloops Blazers
Nov. 10 – Nov. 16: Andy Smith, Chilliwack Bruins
Nov. 17 – Nov. 23: Scott Glennie, Brandon Wheat Kings
Nov. 24 – Nov. 30: Taylor Procyshen, Tri-City Americans
Dec. 1 – Dec. 7: Brett Sonne, Calgary Hitmen
Dec. 8 – Dec. 14: Ian Duval, Moose Jaw Warriors
Dec. 15 – Dec. 28: Brandon Kozun, Calgary Hitmen
Dec. 29 – Jan. 4: Joel Broda, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 5 – Jan. 11: Evander Kane, Vancouver Giants
Jan. 12 – Jan. 18: Brayden Schenn, Brandon Wheat Kings
Jan. 19 – Jan. 25: Keith Seabrook, Calgary Hitmen
Jan. 26 – Feb. 1: Drayson Bowman, Spokane Chiefs
Feb. 2 – Feb. 8: Matt Calvert, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 9 – Feb. 15: Brandon Kozun, Calgary Hitmen
Feb. 16 – Feb. 22: Tyler Ennis, Medicine Hat Tigers
Feb. 23 – Mar. 1: Mitch Fadden, Tri-City Americans
Mar. 2 – Mar. 8: Colin Long, Kelowna Rockets
Mar. 9 – Mar. 15: Drayson Bowman, Spokane Chiefs

2007-08 WHL Player of the Week
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Mitch Fadden, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Oct.1 – Oct. 7: Tyler Dittmer, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Tyler Ennis, Medicine Hat Tigers
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Oscar Moller, Chilliwack Bruins
Oct. 22 – 28: Jason Reese, Tri City Americans
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Dana Tyrell, Prince George Cougars
Nov. 5 – Nov.11: Spencer Machacek, Vancouver Giants
Nov. 12 – Nov.18: Drayson Bowman, Spokane Chiefs
Nov. 19 – Nov.25: Drayson Bowman, Spokane Chiefs
Nov. 26 – Dec.2: Mark Santorelli, Chilliwack Bruins
Dec. 3 – Dec.9: Jason Bast, Moose Jaw Warriors
Dec. 10 – Dec.16: Jamie Benn, Kelowna Rockets
Dec. 24 – Dec.30: Tyler Ennis, Medicine Hat Tigers
Dec. 31 – Jan.6: Kyle Bortis, Calgary Hitmen
Jan. 7 – Jan.13: James Reimer, Red Deer Rebels
Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: Jamie Benn, Kelowna Rockets
Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Dan Gendur, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Ryan White, Calgary Hitmen
Feb. 4 – Fe. 10: T.J. Fast, Tri City Americans
Feb. 11 – Feb. 17: Justin Bernhardt, Prince Albert Raiders
Feb. 18 – Feb. 24: Jim O’Brien, Seattle Thunderbirds
Feb. 25 – Mar. 2: Victor Bartley, Regina Pats
Mar. 3 – Mar. 9: Matt Calvert, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 10 – Mar. 16: Evan Pighin, Chilliwack Bruins

2006-07 WHL PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Sep. 21 – Oct. 1:  Brett Robertson, Prince George Cougars
Oct.2    – Oct. 8:   Ben Maxwell, Kootenay Ice
Oct. 9   – Oct. 15: Andrew Clark, Brandon Wheat Kings
Oct. 16 – Oct. 22:  Ivan Rohac, Kamloops Blazers
Oct. 23 – Oct. 29:  Mark Santorelli, Chilliwack Bruins
Oct. 30 – Nov. 5:   Peter Mueller, Everett Silvertips
Nov. 6  – Nov. 12: Zach Boychuk, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Nov. 13– Nov. 19: Ted Vandermeer, Red Deer Rebels
Nov. 20– Nov. 26: Martin Hanzal, Red Deer Rebels
Nov. 27– Dec. 3:  Aaron Gagnon, Seattle Thunderbirds
Dec. 4  – Dec. 10: Riley Holzapfel, Moose Jaw Warriors
Dec. 11– Dec. 17: Brad Cole, Saskatoon Blades
Dec. 25– Dec. 31: Reid Jorgensen, Kamloops Blazers
Jan. 1  – Jan. 7:    Dylan Yeo, Calgary Hitmen
Jan. 8  – Jan. 15:  Chris Stevens, Medicine Hat Tigers
Jan. 16 – Jan. 21: Colton Yellow Horn, Tri-City Americans
Jan. 22 – Jan 28:  Zach Hamill, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 29 – Feb 4:   Mitch Fadden, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 5 –  Feb 11:  Curtis Billsten, Kootenay Ice
Feb. 12 – Feb 18:  Michael Grabner, Spokane Chiefs
Feb. 19 – Feb 25:  Aaron Gagnon, Seattle Thunderbirds
Feb. 26 – Mar 4:  Jeff Topilko, Brandon Wheat Kings
Mar. 5  – Mar 11: Ty Wishart, Prince George Cougars