CALGARY, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Everett Silvertips forward Josh Winquist is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending October 27, 2013.
Winquist recorded seven points on one goal and six assists to go with a +2 rating over two games in the past week, leading the Silvertips to two victories in that span.
On Friday, October 25th, Winquist recorded three assists, including setting up the game-winner, as Everett managed a 6-5 victory on the road versus the Vancouver Giants in Vancouver, B.C. On Saturday, October 26th, Winquist scored the overtime winner and added three assists for a four-point outing as the visiting Silvertips defeated the Kamloops Blazers 7-6 in Kamloops, B.C.
Winquist, a 20-year-old from St. Albert, AB, currently sits tied for eighth in WHL scoring with nine goals and 22 points through 15 games for Everett. The 6’0”, 180-lb left wing is in his fifth and final season in the Western Hockey League, and has amassed 63 goals and 145 points in 248 career regular-season games for the Silvertips. Winquist was selected in the third round, 66th overall, by Everett in the 2008 WHL Bantam Draft.
Winquist becomes the second Silvertip to win WHL Player of the Week honors in the past three weeks, with Matt Pufahl also being recognized for the week ending October 13 after notching four goals and six points in four games.
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