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Dryden Hunt named WHL Player of the Year

by Staff Writer / Florida Panthers

Calgary, AB –
The Western Hockey League held its annual WHL Awards ceremony in Calgary, AB to honour the top performances from the WHL’s 50th Season.

WHL Player of the Year – Four Broncos Memorial Trophy

WINNER: Dryden Hunt – Moose Jaw Warriors

Hunt, a product of Nelson, BC, enjoyed an outstanding season for the Moose Jaw Warriors, helping the team to a 36-27-7-2 record and a trip to the 2016 WHL Playoffs. The 20-year-old scored 58 goals to lead all WHL skaters and tallied 58 assists for 116 points to go along with a plus-12 rating in all 72 games. Hunt’s 116 points ranked second in WHL scoring and first amongst all Warriors players. Hunt recorded an impressive 36 multiple-point outings and six hat-tricks, including four hat-tricks from February 6, 2016 – February 15, 2016. He also recorded eight game-winning goals for the Warriors.

Recently signed as a free agent by the Florida Panthers, Hunt has played five seasons in the WHL and amassed 249 points (117g-132a) in 269 career games.

Courtesy of WHL

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