RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year


Welcome to the 2021-22 RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year showdown! Help us sort through the top plays from the 2021-22 WHL Regular Season to determine the ultimate champion!

We’ve randomly distributed 32 of the top plays from 2021-22 across a bracket, creating head-to-head matchups that will refresh every day, beginning Sunday, May 1. Visit @TheWHL on Twitter every day to cast your vote in a new matchup and help us determine the 2021-22 RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year!

RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year – Matchup Schedule


Sunday, May 1: Cross Hanas / James Stefan (Portland Winterhawks) vs. Fabian Lysell (Vancouver Giants)
Portland duo Cross Hanas and James Stefan completed the “Zegras” versus the Spokane Chiefs in December. In our first RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year matchup, that sensational tally squares off with a silky solo effort from Boston Bruins prospect, and Vancouver Giants sniper, Fabian Lysell.

Monday, May 2: Daylan Kuefler (Kamloops Blazers) vs. Carl Tetachuk (Moose Jaw Warriors)
A great goal versus a great save, as we pit Kamloops Blazers forward Daylan Kuefler’s solo effort overtime winner against the Vancouver Giants against a terrific back-heel kick save by Moose Jaw Warriors netminder Carl Tetachuk in Calgary.

Tuesday, May 3: Connor Bedard (Regina Pats) vs. Cole Nagy / Brady Birnie (Swift Current Broncos)
We feature the province of Saskatchewan in this matchup. Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard’s diving goal on opening weekend versus the Prince Albert Raiders goes up against a nifty bit of teamwork from Swift Current Broncos teammates Cole Nagy and Brady Birnie.

Wednesday, May 4: Connor McClennon (Winnipeg ICE) vs. Campbell Arnold (Victoria Royals)
Opposite ends of the WHL map on display in this matchup. Philadelphia Flyers prospect Connor McClennon showed off his silky mitts early in the season with a solo effort goal. We pair that up with a sensational stick save from Victoria Royals goalie Campbell Arnold, who stymied his former team in Spokane.

Thursday, May 5: Riley Heidt (Prince George Cougars) vs. Justin Sourdif (Edmonton Oil Kings)
Quick hands on display in this matchup. First, Prince George Cougars forward Riley Heidt shows off his trigonometry skills with a deft back-handed deflection. His goal goes up against Florida Panthers prospect Justin Sourdif, who danced through the Calgary defence to score a sensational goal in March.

Friday, May 6: Ronan Seeley (Everett Silvertips) vs. Justin Hall (Lethbridge Hurricanes)
Friday’s matchup features a pair of dazzling solo efforts. First, Carolina Hurricanes prospect Ronan Seeley slices and dices his way through the Portland defence en route to scoring for the Everett Silvertips. That goal goes up against a Justin Hall between-the-legs effort for the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

Saturday, May 7: Kyle Crnkovic (Saskatoon Blades) vs. Garin Bjorklund (Medicine Hat Tigers)
Saskatoon Blades forward Kyle Crnkovic shows off his toe-dragging, and baseball skills. His goal versus the Calgary Hitmen goes up against a stop from Washington Capitals prospect Garin Bjorklund, who stretched across his crease to stymie the Winnipeg ICE.

Sunday, May 8: Andrew Cristall (Kelowna Rockets) vs. Evan Herman (Prince Albert Raiders)
We wrap up the left-hand side of the First Round bracket with a display of solo skills. First, Kelowna Rockets forward Andrew Cristall tries his luck at a lacrosse goal versus Portland. Choose between that play and a late-season beauty from Evan Herman of the Prince Albert Raiders.

Monday, May 9: Connor Bedard (Regina Pats) vs. Sasha Mutala (Tri-City Americans)
We start a new work week with a high-octane Play of the Year matchup. Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard scored *that* goal we’ve seen on repeat since February. Tri-City Americans forward Sasha Mutala put together a pretty slick solo effort of his own, versus the Spokane Chiefs.

Tuesday, May 10: Robbie Fromm-Delorme (Portland Winterhawks) vs. Daniel Hauser (Winnipeg ICE)
In Tuesday’s WHL Play of the Year matchup, Portland’s Robbie Fromm-Delorme puts his switch-hitting skills up against a series of scramble saves by Winnipeg ICE netminder Daniel Hauser.

Wednesday, May 11: Bryan Thomson (Lethbridge Hurricanes) vs. Logan Stankoven (Kamloops Blazers)
A sensational save versus a sensational goal! Lethbridge netminder Bryan Thomson denies the Calgary Hitmen in the shootout, while at the other end of the rink Logan Stankoven of the Kamloops Blazers scores from his knees versus Kelowna.

Thursday, May 12: Bailey Peach (Victoria Royals) vs. Ridly Greig (Brandon Wheat Kings)
A pair of forwards go toe to toe in Thursday’s RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year matchup. Victoria’s Bailey Peach pulled off a lacrosse goal in December versus the Vancouver Giants. He goes up against Ridly Greig, and his silky overtime winner for the Brandon Wheat Kings at Swift Current.

Friday, May 13: Arshdeep Bains / Ben King (Red Deer Rebels) vs. Mason Beaupit (Spokane Chiefs)
Arshdeep Bains and Ben King enjoyed exceptional chemistry all season long for the Red Deer Rebels, and Friday’s matchup displays just one example of that. Vancouver Canucks prospect Bains drags and glides his way toward setting up King for a goal versus the Lethbridge Hurricanes; that play goes up against a great, early-season glove save by Spokane’s Mason Beaupit against Alex Swetlikoff of the Everett Silvertips.

Saturday, May 14: Michal Gut (Everett Silvertips) vs. Ty Young (Prince George Cougars)
Saturday’s first-round matchup features Everett Silvertips forward Michal Gut, who sliced and diced his way through the Spokane defence to score a terrific back-handed goal. He goes up against Prince George Cougars goalie Ty Young, who robbed the Kamloops Blazers while prone on his back with a superb glove snag.

Sunday, May 15: Colton Dach (Kelowna Rockets) vs. Zac Funk (Calgary Hitmen)
We turn our attention to Chicago Blackhawks prospect Colton Dach, who showed off some between-the-legs trickery for the Kelowna Rockets against Tri-City earlier this season. That goal goes up against Calgary Hitmen speedster Zac Funk’s solo effort versus Red Deer in Sunday’s RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year matchup.

Monday, May 16: Dylan Guenther (Edmonton Oil Kings) vs. Jared Davidson (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Our final first-round matchup pits Arizona Coyotes prospect Dylan Guenther versus Seattle Thunderbirds sniper Jared Davidson. Guenther pulled off a lacrosse goal versus the Saskatoon Blades, while Davidson put the pedal to the metal while dancing through the Kelowna defence en route to scoring an absolute beauty.

Tuesday, May 17: Cross Hanas / James Stefan (Portland Winterhawks) vs. Daylan Kuefler (Kamloops Blazers)
We begin the Second Round with an all-Western Conference matchup. Winterhawks teammates Cross Hanas and James Stefan pit their version of the “Zegras” against Kamloops speedster Daylan Kuefler.

Wednesday, May 18: Cole Nagy / Brady Birnie (Swift Current Broncos) vs. Campbell Arnold (Victoria Royals)
We continue the Second Round with a matchup featuring Swift Current Broncos teammates Cole Nagy and Brady Birnie, who dazzled in an effort versus the Calgary Hitmen. That play goes up against Victoria Royals goaltender Campbell Arnold, who robbed his former Club in his return to Spokane.

Friday, May 20: Justin Sourdif (Edmonton Oil Kings) vs. Ronan Seeley (Everett Silvertips)
We highlight a pair of solo efforts as we continue the Second Round of the RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year showdown. Justin Sourdif’s beauty versus the Calgary Hitmen goes up against Ronan Seeley’s rush against the Portland Winterhawks.

Saturday, May 21: Kyle Crnkovic (Saskatoon Blades) vs. Evan Herman (Prince Albert Raiders)
East Division rivals collide in Saturday’s second-round matchup. We pit Saskatoon’s Kyle Crnkovic against Prince Albert’s Evan Herman!

Sunday, May 22: Connor Bedard (Regina Pats) vs. Robbie Fromm-Delorme (Portland Winterhawks)
Sunday’s showdown pits Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard and his sensational goal in the Saddledome against Robbie Fromm-Delorme’s switch-hitting single for the Portland Winterhawks.

Monday, May 23: Logan Stankoven (Kamloops Blazers) vs. Bailey Peach (Victoria Royals)
It’s an all-B.C. affair Monday as we continue the Second Round. Dallas Stars prospect Logan Stankoven goes up against Victoria Royals sniper Bailey Peach!

Tuesday, May 24: Mason Beaupit (Spokane Chiefs) vs. Michal Gut (Everett Silvertips)
We turn our attention to the U.S. Division Tuesday. Mason Beaupit of the Spokane Chiefs commits larceny versus Everett, while Silvertips forward Michal Gut dances his way to a beautiful goal against Spokane!

Wednesday, May 25: Colton Dach (Kelowna Rockets) vs. Jared Davidson (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Our final second-round matchup pits Chicago Blackhawks prospect Colton Dach versus Seattle Thunderbirds sniper Jared Davidson!

Thursday, May 26: Daylan Kuefler (Kamloops Blazers) vs. Cole Nagy / Brady Birnie (Swift Current Broncos)
It’s time to start the third round, and what better way to get things started than a matchup between Daylan Kuefler of the Kamloops Blazers and the Swift Current Broncos duo of Cole Nagy and Brady Birnie!

Friday, May 27: Ronan Seeley (Everett Silvertips) vs. Kyle Crnkovic (Saskatoon Blades)
We continue the Third Round with a matchup between Carolina Hurricanes prospect Ronan Seeley and Saskatoon Blades forward Kyle Crnkovic!

Saturday, May 28: Connor Bedard (Regina Pats) vs. Logan Stankoven (Kamloops Blazers)
What a matchup we have Saturday! It’s Connor Bedard of the Regina Pats versus Dallas Stars prospect Logan Stankoven. Two spectacular goals, but only one can move on to the Semi-Final!

Sunday, May 29: Mason Beaupit (Spokane Chiefs) vs. Jared Davidson (Seattle Thunderbirds)
We’ve got one more berth in the Semi-Final round and it’s going to one of these two U.S. Division standouts. Mason Beaupit of the Spokane Chiefs puts a big stop versus Everett on the line against a Jared Davidson tally for the Seattle Thunderbirds.

Monday, May 30: Daylan Kuefler (Kamloops Blazers) vs. Ronan Seeley (Everett Silvertips)
Down to the Final Four! Our first Semi-Final matchup pits Daylan Kuefler of the Blazers versus Carolina Hurricanes prospect Ronan Seeley!

Monday, May 30: Connor Bedard (Regina Pats) vs. Jared Davidson (Seattle Thunderbirds)
Connor Bedard’s sensational goal for the Regina Pats goes up against a Jared Davidson snipe in the second of our two RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year Semi-Finals!

Tuesday, May 31: Ronan Seeley (Everett Silvertips) vs. Connor Bedard (Regina Pats)
It’s time for the RE/MAX WHL Play of the Year Final! Ronan Seeley of the Everett Silvertips pits his coast-to-coast goal against the Portland Winterhawks versus Connor Bedard’s between-the-legs dazzler at the Saddledome!