Each week during the Canada West men’s hockey season, CW and the WHL honour three WHL Grads now playing in CW. Here are the CW-WHL three stars for the weekend of Oct. 26-27.
FIRST STAR: F – Brandon Magee
Alberta Golden Bears
WHL experience (2010-2015): Chilliwack Bruins, Victoria Royals
GAME LOG: Friday, Oct. 26 – 1G in 4-3 loss vs. UBC / Saturday, Oct. 27 – 2G in 4-1 win vs. UBC.
Brandon Magee made his season debut over the weekend, as the former Victoria Royal scored a trio of goals over a pair of games for the Alberta Golden Bears.
Magee, who played more than 300 WHL regular season games over five full seasons of junior, scored once in Alberta’s 4-3 loss Friday, before netting a pair of goals Saturday in a 4-1 Bears win.
The Arts student from Edmonton, Alta. has 27 points in 27 career CW regular season games after registering 264 points in 318 career WHL regular season games.
SECOND STAR: F – Wyatt Johnson
WHL experience (2012-2016): Red Deer Rebels, Spokane Chiefs
GAME LOG: Friday, Oct. 26 – 2G-2A in 4-2 win vs. Regina / Saturday, Oct. 27 – 4 shots in 4-1 win @ Regina.
Former Red Deer Rebels captain Wyatt Johnson had a big night Friday against the Regina Cougars, registering two goals and two assists in Saskatchewan’s 4-2 win over their provincial rivals.
Johnson and the Huskies also found the win column Saturday, as they improved their record to 7-1-0 on the season, which is good for first in the conference.
The Business student is currently tied for seventh in CW scoring with eight points in six games – just two points back of the conference lead through the first month of the season.
THIRD STAR: F – Regan Nagy
WHL experience (2013-18): Victoria Royals, Prince Albert Raiders
GAME LOG: Friday, Oct. 26 – 1G in 4-1 win @ Lethbridge / Saturday, Oct. 27 – 1G in 3-0 win vs. Lethbridge.
Rookie forward Regan Nagy notched his first career Canada West goals over the weekend, scoring in both of Calgary’s wins over the Lethbridge Pronghorns.
Nagy opened the scoring Friday in Calgary’s 4-1 win over the Pronghorns in Lethbridge, before scoring an insurance marker early in the third period in Saturday’s 3-0 win for the Dinos in the Stampede City.
The Arts student joined the Dinos in the summer after spending four-plus seasons in the WHL, mostly with the Victoria Royals, before finishing up his junior career in Prince Albert with the Raiders.
About Canada West men’s hockey:
Each season more than 100 WHL Graduates use their WHL Scholarship with one of eight Canada West men’s hockey programs. Through CW’s continued partnership with the WHL, players are given the opportunity to pursue high level hockey and a degree simultaneously, allowing student-athletes to achieve their athletic and academic goals.
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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.