Pats forward Bedard named McSweeney’s WHL Player of the Month

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Calgary, Alta. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard has been named the McSweeney’s WHL Player of the Month for the month of November.

Bedard, who earned his second consecutive monthly honour, led all WHL skaters with 28 points (11G-17A) through the month of November; he enters the month of December on a 25-game point streak.

The 17-year-old, who hails from North Vancouver, B.C., posted nine multi-point games in November including a five-point effort November 9 versus the Edmonton Oil Kings.

Bedard also registered a hat-trick as part of a four-point night November 26 at Victoria.

Bedard begins the month of December leading all WHL skaters in goals (24), assists (33), points (57), power-play points (23) and shots on goal (163).

Originally selected by Regina with the first-overall pick in the 2020 WHL Draft, Bedard has amassed 185 points (87G-98A) over 103 regular season games.

Connor Bedard and the Regina Pats are next in action Friday, December 2 when they visit the Prince George Cougars (7:00 p.m. PT, CN Centre).

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 375 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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