The Western Hockey League announced today the 2012-13 WHL Eastern Conference First and Second All-Star Teams and the Eastern Conference Finalists for the 2012-13 WHL Awards.

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



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

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

*   indicates unanimous selection


The WHL announced the Eastern Conference Finalists in the following categories.

WHL Rookie of the Year, Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Leon Draisaitl (Cologne, Germany), Prince Albert Raiders

WHL Goaltender of the Year, Del Wilson Trophy
Eastern Conference – Patrik Bartosak (Koprivnice, CZR), Red Deer Rebels

WHL Defenceman of the Year, Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Morgan Rielly (Vancouver, BC), Moose  Jaw Warriors

WHL Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year, Brad Hornung Trophy

Eastern Conference – Dylan Wruck (Saskatoon, SK), Edmonton Oil Kings

WHL Scholastic Player of the Year, Daryl K. (Doc) Seaman Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Josh Morrissey (Calgary, AB), Prince Albert Raiders

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

WHL Executive of the Year, Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Bob Green, Edmonton Oil Kings

WHL Humanitarian of the Year, Doug Wickenheiser Memorial Trophy
Eastern Conference – Cody Sylvester (Vernon , BC), Calgary Hitmen

WHL Marketing / Business Award
Eastern Conference – Saskatoon Blades

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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