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  • WHL Report - November 9/12

    This report highlights the latest news and stats from around the WHL and the source for the majority of this information is the Western Hockey League's website www.whl.ca.

    LATEST TRANSACTIONS
    Travis McEvoy Vancouver (from Saskatoon)
    Nathan Burns Saskatoon (from Vancouver)
    Zach McPhee Kootenay (from Everett)
    Kyle Krabben & Douglas Morris Vancouver (from Kootenay)
    Austin Vetterl Kootenay (from Vancouver)
    Mason Geertsen Vancouver (from Edmonton)
    David Musil Edmonton (from Vancouver)

    LATEST SUSPENSIONS
    Tim Bozon Kamloops, 1 game

    PLAYERS OF THE WEEK (SKATER & GOALIE)
    Justin Feser - Tri-City Americans (Five goals, three assists and plus seven rating in three games)

    Eric Williams - Spokane Chiefs (2-1 record, one shut-out, stopped 75 of 79 shots, 0.949 SV% and 1.42 GAA in three games)

    NEWS FROM AROUND THE LEAGUE
    Everett Silvertips signed 2011 WHL draft pick Kyle Raymond and will join the Silvertips this weekend. Raymond is a 6-4 and 185 pound power forward in the making. He was playing for the Princeton Posse, which is a junior-B team in the Kootenay International Junior Hockey League before this call up. Raymond has 12 points in 17 games so far this season. SOURCE: http://www.whl.ca/article/silvertips...d-kyle-raymond

    Three WHL teams in listed in the CHL Top 10. The Kamloops Blazers are ranked second overall, the Portland Winterhawks are ranked sixth and the Edmonton Oil Kings sit ninth. The Tri-City and Spokane are honourable mentions. SOURCE: http://www.whl.ca/article/three-whl-..._131079/131079

    Seattle Thunderbirds signed 2012 Bantam Draft pick Logan Flodell to a standard contract. Flodell is playing for the Regina Pat Canadians in the Midget AAA league. He has a 4-1 record with a 1.80 GAA. SOURCE: http://www.whl.ca/article/t-birds-si...flodell/131078

    Several WHL prospects played in the 2012 Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup. Team BC won the Gold medal.

    2012 WESTERN CANADA U-16 CHALLENGE CUP ALL-STAR TEAM
    position Name, Team, Hometow; WHL Club
    Goaltender Zachary Sawchenko, Team Alberta, Calgary, AB; Moose Jaw Warriors (2nd rd)
    Defence Chaz Reddekopp, Team BC, West Kelowna, BC; Victoria Royals (1st rd)
    Defence Ethan Bear, Team Saskatchewan, Ochapowace, SK; Seattle Thunderbirds (2nd rd)
    Forward Braylon Shmyr, Team Alberta, Calgary, AB; Brandon Wheat Kings (1st rd)
    Forward Nick Merkley, Team Alberta, Calgary, AB; Kelowna Rockets (1st rd)
    Forward Matthew Barzal, Team BC, Coquitlam, BC; Seattle Thunderbirds (1st rd)


    For a complete recap of U-16 Challenge Cup click here: http://www.whl.ca/article/western-ca...p-recap/131066.

    WHL INSURANCE GOALS OF THE WEEK
    http://www.whl.ca/video/index/id/875...b5c040ba6a62c4

    PLAYERS OF THE MONTH (SKATER & GOALIE)
    JC Lipon - Kamloops Blazers (16 goals, 24 assists and plus 15 in 17 games)

    Cam Lanigan - Medicine Hat Tigers (6-1 record, one shut-out, stopped 223 of 237 shots, 0.941 SV% and 1.80 GAA in seven games)


    TOP 10 SCORING LEADERS (as of Nov. 9, 2012)
    PLAYER TEAM G A PTS
    JC Lipon
    Kamloops Blazers
    16 24 40
    Colin Smith
    Kamloops Blazers
    13 26 39
    Tim Bozon
    Kamloops Blazers
    14 17 31
    Curtis Valk
    Medicine Hat Tigers
    14 16 30
    Hunter Shinkaruk
    Medicine Hat Tigers
    13 16 29
    Nicolas Petan
    Portland Winterhawks
    8 19 27
    Brooks Macek
    Calgary Hitmen
    11 15 26
    Michael St. Croix
    Edmonton Oil Kings
    11 14 25
    Sam Fioretti
    Moose Jaw Warriors
    14 10 24
    Ty Rattie
    Portland Winterhawks
    12 12 24

    TOP 5 GOALTENDING LEADERS
    PLAYER TEAM GP W GAA
    Cole Cheveldave
    Kamloops Blazers
    15 12 1.95
    Luke Siemens
    Prince Albert Raiders
    17 11 2.49
    Eric Comrie
    Tri-City Americans
    19 11 2.41
    Ty Rimmer
    Lethbridge Hurricanes
    20 11 2.72
    Eric Williams
    Spokane Chiefs
    15 10 2.77

    2013 DRAFT WATCH (Central Scouting A Skaters)
    PLAYER TEAM G A PTS
    Seth Jones, D
    Portland Winterhawks
    5 7 12
    Morgan Klimchuk, L
    Regina Pats
    9 9 18
    Curtis Lazar, C
    Edmonton Oil Kings
    8 5 13
    Joshua Morrissey, D
    Prince Albert Raiders
    4 12 16
    Ryan Pulock, D
    Brandon Wheat Kings
    8 13 21
    Hunter Shinkaruk, C
    Medicine Hat Tigers
    13 16 29
    Shea Theodore, D
    Seattle Thunderbirds
    5 8 13

    TOP 5 CURRENT SCORING STREAKS
    GP PLAYER TEAM FROM POINTS
    5
    Brendan Leipsic
    Kamloops Blazers Oct 28, 2012 12
    4
    Ty Rattie
    Portland Winterhawks Oct 31, 2012 6
    3
    Josh Nicholls
    Saskatoon Blades Oct 30, 2012 7
    3
    Brian Williams
    Tri-City Americans Nov 2, 2012 6
    3
    Hunter Shinkaruk
    Medicine Hat Tigers Nov 1, 2012 6
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