Carruth is the Western Conference's candidate for the Goaltender of the Year award and Jones was the candidate put forth for the Rookie of the Year award. They will be going up against Red Deer Goalie Patrik Bartosak and Prince Albert Forward Leon Draisitl respectively, who are the Eastern Conference nominations.
Portland has already received the Scotty Munro trophy for best record in the WHL and Leipsic and Petan tied for the Bob Clarke trophy for most points.
The player of the year finalists will be announced April 18th.
Notes and Links:
-Ex-Winterhawk Cam Lanigan led the 7th seeded Medicine Hat Tigers to a surprising victory at 2nd seeded Saskatoon 4-1 in game 1 last night.
-The Washington Capitals sent a shot across the bow to the Lethbridge Hurricanes, setting a timeline for them to adjust their sweaters, as they look to similar to the Caps'.
-Nick Patterson's piece about what it would take for Everett to "perform a miracle."
-Article in the Columbian about the first round series with Everett.