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WHL Grad of the Month: Saskatchewan’s Stadnyk named WHL Grad of the Month

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Edmonton, Alta. – Saskatchewan Huskies forward Carson Stadnyk is the WHL Graduate of the Month for October.

Highlights:

  • Saskatchewan Huskie forward Carson Stadnyk is the WHL Grad of the Month for October
  • Stadnyk is tied for the conference scoring lead with 10 points through eight games
  • A veteran of more than 300 total WHL games, Stadnyk is one of 138 CW men’s hockey players using their WHL Scholarship this semester

The third-year Huskie recorded nine points in six CW regular season games over the month of October, as Saskatchewan went a perfect 6-0-0. The Huskies sit first in the conference standings with a 7-1-0 record heading into this weekend’s series against the UBC Thunderbirds.

After posting a combined 22 points in 54 CW regular season games over his first two seasons in Saskatoon, Stadnyk has reached new heights this season, registering 10 points (4G-6A) in eight games. His 10 points have him tied for the CW lead with teammate Kohl Bauml (Everett Silvertips), and Alberta’s Riley Kieser (Edmonton Oil Kings).

Stadnyk, an Edwards School of Business student, joined the Huskies for the 2016-17 season after four full seasons in the Western Hockey League with the Everett Silvertips. While in Everett, Stadnyk recorded 169 points in 286 WHL regular season games, to go along with 19 points in 28 WHL playoff games.

Stadnyk is one of 138 WHL grads who are making the most of a WHL Scholarship this semester while playing CW men’s hockey.

You can watch Stadnyk and every other WHL grad all season long by tuning into CW regular season and playoff games on Canada West TV.

2017-18 WHL Grads of the Month:
October: Luke Philp, Alberta
November: Zak Zborosky, Regina
December: Garret Hughson, Lethbridge
January: Matt Hewitt, UBC
February: Chris Collins, CGY
March: Stephane Legault, 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.

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