Hurricanes’ Bellerive named WHL On the Run Player of the Week

Erica Perreaux/ Lethbridge Hurricanes


Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Lethbridge Hurricanes forward Jordy Bellerive has been named the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending March 10, 2019.

Bellerive, a Pittsburgh Penguins prospect, recorded seven points (4G-3A) and a plus-six rating in three games this week as the Hurricanes went 3-0-0-0, extending their season-high winning streak to six games. The Hurricanes’ wins this week also ensured their home-ice advantage in the first round of the 2019 WHL Playoffs.

Friday in a 5-2 win against the Medicine Hat Tigers, Bellerive scored the Hurricanes first goal and assisted on their third goal, at even strength and on the power play; respectively. For his efforts, Bellerive was awarded the first star of the game. The next night in their last home game of the season, the Hurricanes hosted the Calgary Hitmen and won 7-4 with thanks to Bellerive’s three goals and two assists. Bellerive earned the second star of the game and the first star of the night in the WHL on Saturday.

With 81 points (32G-49A) in 66 games, Bellerive sits in 11th place in WHL scoring this season among all WHL players. Over the 2018-19 WHL Regular Season, Bellerive has totalled eight power-play goals, one short-handed goal and four game-winning goals.

The 5-foot-11, 194-pound centreman was selected second overall at the 2014 WHL Bantam Draft by the Hurricanes. In 272 career WHL regular season games, Bellerive has tallied 265 points (116G-149A), including 33 power-play goals, five short-handed goals and 18 game-winning goals. A product of North Vancouver, B.C., Bellerive signed a three-year, entry-level contract with the Penguins after attending training camp on an invite in September 2017.
On the road for the remainder of the season, Bellerive and the Hurricanes take on the Red Deer Rebels on Friday, March 15 (7:00 p.m. MT) at the Centrium.

WHL On the Run Player of the Week
March 4 – March 10: Jordy Bellerive, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 25 – March 3: Jake Elmer, Lethbridge Hurricanes
Feb. 18 – Feb 24: Brayden Tracey, Moose Jaw Warriors
Feb. 11 – Feb. 17: Stelio Mattheos, Brandon Wheat Kings
Feb. 4 – Feb. 10: Cole Fonstad, Prince Albert Raiders
Jan. 28 – Feb. 3: Connor Dewar, Everett Silvertips
Jan. 21 – Jan. 27: Justin Almeida, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 14 – Jan. 20: Justin Almeida, Moose Jaw Warriors
Jan. 7 – Jan. 13: Bowen Byram, Vancouver Giants
Dec. 31 – Jan. 6: Noah Philp, Seattle Thunderbirds
Dec. 27 – Dec. 30: Noah Gregor, Prince Albert Raiders
Dec. 10 – Dec. 16: Dante Hannoun, Victoria Royals
Dec. 3 – Dec. 9: Jett Woo, Moose Jaw Warriors
Nov. 26 – Dec. 2: Cody Glass, Portland Winterhawks
Nov. 19 – Nov. 25: Brett Leason, Prince Albert Raiders
Nov. 12 – Nov. 18: Tristin Langan, Moose Jaw Warriors
Nov. 5 – Nov. 11: Riley Woods, Spokane Chiefs
Oct. 29 – Nov. 4: Joachim Blichfeld, Portland Winterhawks
Oct. 22 – Oct. 28: Alexander Alexeyev, Red Deer Rebels
Oct. 15 – Oct. 21: Mark Kastelic, Calgary Hitmen
Oct. 8 – Oct. 14: Brett Leason, Prince Albert Raiders
Oct. 1 – Oct. 7: Dawson Davidson, Saskatoon Blades
Sept. 24 – Sept. 30: Luka Burzan, Brandon Wheat Kings
Sept. 21 – Sept. 23: Kirby Dach, Saskatoon Blades

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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