|Eberle poses with his CHL and WHL awards.
Oilers rookie forward Jordan Eberle
has been named the Sask Sport, 2010 Saskatchewan Athlete of the Year.
Among Eberle's accomplishments during the 2010 calendar year, :
- Top Player at the 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships representing Team Canada.
- All-Star in the 2010 World Junior Hockey Championships representing Team Canada.
- WHL and CHL Most Valuable Player as a member of the Regina Pats
- WHL and CHL 1st team All-Star as a member of the Regina Pats
- 2nd in scoring and goals in the WHL, tops in points per game as a member of the Regina Pats
Eberle also made his NHL debut with the Oilers in October 2010.
A Regina native, Jordan is a product of the Saskatchewan Hockey Association and beat out Olympic curler Ben Hebert and Olympic Speed Skater, Lucas Makowsky for Saskatchewan’s top athlete.
Regina Pats President and Governor, Brent Parker accepted the top athlete award in his honour at the Sask Sport Awards banquet at TCU Place in Saskatoon.