Feser Named First-Team All-Star, Topping Finalist for Humanitarian of the Year

Calgary, AB - The Western Hockey League announced today the Eastern and Western Conference 2013 WHL Award Finalists.  The WHL Player of the Year finalists will be named on Thursday, April 18th, 2013.  The winners of these awards along with the WHL Player of the Year will be announced at the 2013 WHL Awards Luncheon in Calgary, Alberta on Wednesday, May 1st, 2013.

The WHL Eastern and Western Conference All-Star Teams are as follows:

WHL EASTERN CONFERENCE ALL-STAR TEAMS

FIRST ALL-STAR TEAM
Goaltender – Patrik Bartosak (Koprivnice, CZR), Red Deer Rebels
Defenceman – Morgan Rielly (Vancouver, BC), Moose Jaw Warriors
Defenceman – Darren Dietz (Medicine Hat, AB) Saskatoon Blades
Forward – Adam Lowry (Calgary, AB), Swift Current Broncos*
Forward – Michael St. Croix (Winnipeg, MB), Edmonton Oil Kings
Forward – Curtis Valk (Medicine Hat), Medicine Hat Tigers

SECOND ALL-STAR TEAM
Goaltender – Laurent Brossoit (Surrey, BC), Edmonton Oil Kings
Defenceman – Alex Roach (Quensel, B.C), Calgary Hitmen
Defenceman – Keegan Lowe (Edmonton, AB), Edmonton Oil Kings
Forward – Sam Reinhart (Vancouver, BC),Kootenay Ice
Forward – Cody Sylvester (Vernon, BC), Calgary Hitmen
Forward – Hunter Shinkaruk (Calgary, AB), Medicine Hat Tigers

WHL WESTERN CONFERENCE ALL-STAR TEAMS

FIRST ALL-STAR TEAM
Goaltender – Mac Carruth (Shorewood, MN),Portland Winterhawks
Defenceman – Brenden Kichton (Spruce Grove, AB), Spokane Chiefs
Defenceman – Seth Jones (Plano, TX), Portland Winterhawks
Forward – Colin Smith (Edmonton, AB), Kamloops Blazers
Forward – Justin Feser (Red Deer, AB), Tri-City Americans
Forward – Nicolas Petan (Delta, BC), Portland Winterhawks

SECOND ALL-STAR TEAM
Goaltender – Jordon Cooke (Leduc, AB), Kelowna Rockets
Defenceman – Troy Rutkowski (Edmonton, AB),Portland Winterhawks
Defenceman – Tyler Wotherspoon (Surrey, BC), Portland Winterhawks
Forward – Brendan Leipsic (Winnipeg, MB), Portland Winterhawks
Forward – Ty Rattie (Airdrie, AB), Portland Winterhawks
Forward – Myles Bell (Calgary, AB), Kelowna Rockets

 

*   indicates unanimous selection

The WHL announced the Finalists in the following categories.

WHL Rookie of the Year, Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Leon Draisaitl (Cologne, Germany), Prince Albert Raiders
Western Conference – Seth Jones (Plano, TX), Portland Winterhawks

WHL Goaltender of the Year, Del Wilson Trophy
Eastern Conference – Patrik Bartosak (Koprivnice, CZR), Red Deer Rebels
Western Conference – Mac Carruth (Shorewood, MN), Portland Winterhawks

WHL Defenceman of the Year, Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Morgan Rielly (Vancouver, BC), Moose Jaw Warriors
Western Conference – Brenden Kichton (Spruce Grove, AB), Spokane Chiefs

WHL Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year, Brad Hornung Trophy  
Eastern Conference – Dylan Wruck (Saskatoon, SK), Edmonton Oil Kings
Western Conference – Zach Franko (Winnipeg, MB), Kelowna Rockets

WHL Scholastic Player of the Year, Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Josh Morrissey (Calgary, AB), Prince Albert Raiders
Western Conference – Rourke Chartier (Saskatoon, SK), Kelowna Rockets

WHL Coach of the Year, Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference –  Ryan McGill, Kootenay Ice
Western Conference – Ryan Huska, Kelowna Rockets

WHL Executive of the Year, Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Bob Green, Edmonton Oil Kings
Western Conference – Bruce Hamilton, Kelowna Rockets

WHL Humanitarian of the Year, Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Cody Sylvester (Vernon , BC), Calgary Hitmen
Western Conference – Mitch Topping (Red Deer, AB), Tri City Americans

WHL Marketing / Business Award
Eastern Conference – Saskatoon Blades
Western Conference – Kamloops Blazers

WHL Regular Season Champions, Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy
Portland Winterhawks:   GP – 72     W – 57       L – 12      OTL – 1      SL – 2           Pts – 117

WHL Top Scorer – Bob Clarke Trophy
Brendan Leipsic– (Winnipeg, MB) Portland Winterhawks
GP – 68                 G – 49                    A – 71                     Pts – 120                               PIM – 103

Nicolas Petan – (Delta, BC) Portland Winterhawks
GP – 71                 G – 46                    A – 74                     Pts – 120                               PIM – 43

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Playoff Stats

Goalie GP W SO GAA SV%
Eric Comrie 5 1 0 3.46 0.917
Evan Sarthou 0 0 0 0.00 0.000
Player G A PTS PIM
Jessey Astles 1 0 1 2
Parker Bowles 1 2 3 4
Brandon Carlo 0 1 1 8
Ty Comrie 0 0 0 0
Jordan Davies 0 0 0 0
Morgan Geekie 0 0 0 0
Matthew Gelinas 0 0 0 0
Justin Gutierrez 1 3 4 2
Justin Hamonic 1 0 1 6
Riley Hillis 0 0 0 0
Justin Marreck 0 0 0 0
Devon McAndrews 0 0 0 0
Beau McCue 0 1 1 0
Lucas Nickles 0 0 0 4
Jackson Playfair 0 0 0 2
Michal Plutnar 0 0 0 2
Braden Purtill 0 0 0 2
Rodney Southam 0 0 0 0
Josh Thrower 0 0 0 5
Mitch Topping 0 2 2 4
Philip Tot 3 4 7 0
Taylor Vickerman 0 0 0 0
Brian Williams 3 2 5 4
Parker Wotherspoon 0 2 2 2
Standings
  • B.C. Division |
  • Central Division |
  • East Division |
  • U.S. Division |
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Kelowna Rockets 72 57 11 0 4 118
Victoria Royals 72 48 20 1 3 100
Vancouver Giants 72 32 29 7 4 75
Prince George Cougars 72 27 37 3 5 62
Kamloops Blazers 72 14 53 2 3 33
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Edmonton Oil Kings 72 50 19 2 1 103
Calgary Hitmen 72 48 17 3 4 103
Medicine Hat Tigers 72 44 24 3 1 92
Kootenay Ice 72 39 28 2 3 83
Red Deer Rebels 72 35 32 1 4 75
Lethbridge Hurricanes 72 12 55 2 3 29
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Regina Pats 72 39 26 4 3 85
Swift Current Broncos 72 38 25 3 6 85
Brandon Wheat Kings 72 34 29 6 3 77
Prince Albert Raiders 72 35 32 3 2 75
Moose Jaw Warriors 72 21 42 3 6 51
Saskatoon Blades 72 16 51 2 3 37
Team GP W L OTL SL PTS
Portland Winterhawks 72 54 13 2 3 113
Seattle Thunderbirds 72 41 25 2 4 88
Everett Silvertips 72 39 23 7 3 88
Spokane Chiefs 72 40 26 3 3 86
Tri-City Americans 72 29 33 4 6 68