The Western Hockey League announced today that forward Jordan Weal, of the Regina Pats, has been named the HUSKY WHL Player of the Month for January.
The 19 year-old forward led all WHL scorers collected 26 points through the month of January finding the net nine times and accumulating 17 assists to go along with a +4 rating. Weal picked up points in all 12 games played, had seven multi-point nights and gathered goals in eight games. Some highlights include five point games against Prince Albert on January 4 and Victoria on January 13.
Weal currently sits second among all WHL scorers with 84 points (30 goals, 54 assists) in 51 games played. His consistent play helped the Regina Pats to a 6-4-2-0 record in the month of January and currently sit 7th in the WHL Eastern Conference with a 26-20-5-1 overall record for 58 points. Weal’s efforts have also earned him a Three Star selection six times in January, with two being 1st Stars.
The North Vancouver, BC product is playing in his fourth full WHL season with the Pats who selected Weal in the 4th round of the 2007 WHL Draft. The Los Angeles Kings made the dynamic forward their 3rd round selection in the 2010 NHL Draft. This is Weal’s first WHL Player of the Month Award; the last Regina Pat to earn the monthly honor was Jordan Eberle in October 2010.
His accomplishments make Jordan Weal a deserving choice as the HUSKY WHL Player of the Month for January.