The Portland Winterhawks will be presented with the Western Hockey
League’s Scotty Munro Trophy as regular season champions Sunday prior to
the regular season finale against the Spokane Chiefs at 5 p.m. in the
The Winterhawks have clinched the trophy, awarded
annually to the team that finishes with the best record in the regular
season, and signifies home ice advantage through the playoffs. Richard
Doerksen, Vice President, Hockey for the WHL, will be on hand to present
the Winterhawks with the trophy.
It’s the third time the Winterhawks have earned the trophy, having done so previously in the 1979-80 and 1997-98 seasons.
presentation of the Scotty Munro Trophy will follow the annual team
awards, which include MVP, Rookie of the Year, and Best Defensive Player
among the honors.
The Winterhawks are also on pace to have the
WHL’s Bob Clarke Trophy winner, awarded annually to the league’s top
scorer. Brendan Leipsic leads the WHL with 115 points, Nic Petan is
second with 112 points and Ty Rattie is third with 104 points. The last
Winterhawk to win the Bob Clarke Trophy was Todd Robinson in 1996-97
ticket packages for the remainder of the regular season and 2013 WHL
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