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In his fourth season with the Pats, Brooks lead the WHL in scoring with 120 points (38G, 82A) in 72 games. His 82 assists were tied for the league lead. Along the way, Brooks was named the WHL Player of the Week twice and CHL Player of the Week once. The Winnipeg, MB product was the first Pats player to lead the league in scoring since Dale Derkatch in the 1982-83 season. His 120 points were the most in the WHL since the 2012-13 season and most by a Pats player since the 1992-93 season (Louis Dumont – 121 points).
Brooks was recognized with four Pats awards including the Player of the Year, Bill Hicke Most Popular Player, Torchey Schell Top Scorer Award and Three Star Award.
The Pats begin their playoff run against the Lethbridge Hurricanes in Lethbridge on March 25 at 7 p.m. Games Three and Four will be held at the Brandt Centre March 29 and 30, both at 7 p.m. Individual tickets are available at reginapats.com, the Brandt Centre Box Office, and Safeway locations throughout Regina.
Calgary, AB - The Western Hockey League announced Eastern and Western Conference individual award winners for its 50th Season.
All individual conference award winners will be eligible for League awards at the 2016 WHL Awards in Calgary, AB on Wednesday, May 4th.
2015-16 WHL Conference Award Winners:
WHL Executive of the Year (Lloyd Saunders Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Executive of the Year – Peter Anholt, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Western Conference Executive of the Year – Cameron Hope, Victoria Royals
WHL Coach of the Year (Dunc McCallum Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Coach of the Year – Brent Kisio, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Western Conference Coach of the Year – Dave Lowry, Victoria Royals
WHL Most Sportsmanlike Player of the Year (Brad Hornung Trophy)
Eastern Conference Most Sportsmanlike Player – Jake Bean (Calgary, AB), Calgary Hitmen
Western Conference Most Sportsmanlike Player – Tyler Soy (Coquitlam, BC), Victoria Royals
WHL Rookie of the Year (Jim Piggott Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Rookie of the Year – Noah Gregor (Beaumont, AB), Moose Jaw Warriors
Western Conference Rookie of the Year – Matthew Phillips (Calgary, AB), Victoria Royals
WHL Top Goaltender (Del Wilson Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Top Goaltender – Zachary Sawchenko (Calgary, AB), Moose Jaw Warriors
Western Conference Top Goaltender – Carter Hart (Sherwood Park, AB), Everett Silvertips
WHL Top Defenceman (Bill Hunter Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Top Defenceman – Ivan Provorov (Yaroslavl, RUS), Brandon Wheat Kings
Western Conference Top Defenceman – Joe Hicketts (Kamloops, BC), Victoria Royals
WHL Player of the Year (Four Broncos Memorial Trophy)
Eastern Conference Player of the Year – Dryden Hunt (Nelson, BC), Moose Jaw Warriors
Western Conference Player of the Year – Joe Hicketts (Kamloops, BC), Victoria Royals
The following individual and team awards were won during the 2015-16 WHL regular season:
WHL Regular Season Champions, Scotty Munro Memorial Trophy
Victoria Royals: 72 GP - 50 W – 16 L – 3 OTL – 3 SL – 106 PTS
WHL Top Scorer (Bob Clarke Trophy)
Adam Brooks (Winnipeg, MB), Regina Pats
72 GP – 38 G – 82 A – 120 PTS - +41 – 30 PIM
WHL Plus-Minus Award
Ivan Provorov (Yaroslavl, RUS), Brandon Wheat Kings
62 GP – 21 G – 52 A – 73 PTS - +64 – 16 PIM
Conference award winners for the WHL’s Scholastic Player of the Year, Humanitarian of the Year, Top Official and Business Award will be announced at a later date.