Recently crowned CW Defenceman of the Year Jason Fram is the WHL Grad of the Month for February.
The former Spokane Chief recorded six goals and three assists over the month, including two goals and an assist last weekend in Alberta’s semifinal sweep of the Calgary Dinos.
Fram finished the 2018-19 regular season with 30 points (9G-21A) in 28 games to lead all conference defenders.
He became the first CW defenceman to record a 30-point season since 2013-14, when Calgary’s Giffen Nyren and Alberta’s Jordan Rowley both recorded 30 points.
October: Carson Stadnyk, Saskatchewan
November: Riley Sheen, Calgary
First Half Top Performer: Luke Philp, Alberta
January: Zach Sawchenko, Alberta
About Canada West
Since 1972, Canada West (CW) has been a leader in Canadian university sport, working to provide our student-athletes the opportunities to excel in sport, the classroom, and their communities. CW and our 17 members from across British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba collectively carry on a legacy of competitive excellence, as our champions proudly go on to represent the conference at U SPORTS national championships.
Canada West – training leaders, building champions.
About the Western Hockey League
Regarded as the world’s finest development league for junior hockey players, the Western Hockey League (WHL) head office is based in Calgary, Alberta. The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 located in Western Canada and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest. A member of the Canadian Hockey League, the WHL has been a leading supplier of talent for the National Hockey League for over 50 years. The WHL is also the leading provider of hockey scholarships with over 350 graduates each year receiving WHL Scholarships to pursue a post-secondary education of their choice. Each season, WHL players also form the nucleus of Canada’s National Junior Hockey Team.