Both Winnipeg’s Cody Glass and Roblin’s Josh Brook have been honoured for their strong play this past season. Glass – the captain of the Portland Winterhawks – has been recognized as the Western Conference Most Sportsmanlike Player. Brook – captain of the Moose Jaw Warriors – received the Eastern Conference Defenceman of the Year award.
Both Glass and Brook put up stellar performances this past season – a year that was highlighted by a trip to the World Juniors to play for Team Canada in British Columbia.
Brook, 19, dressed in 59 games for the Warriors, putting up 16 goals and 75 points, to go alongside 89 penalty minutes. The 6-foot-1, 195-pound blueliner doubled his previous career best in goals, while pacing all WHL defenceman in points.
Glass, also 19, only managed to dress in 38 games for Portland, however, he registered an incredible 15 goals and 69 points in that timeframe. The former first-ever selection by the Vegas Golden Knights was on pace to shatter his previous career best 37 goals and 102 points prior to suffering a lower-body injury.
Glass’ Winterhawks teammates are currently tied one-game-apiece with the Spokane Chiefs, while Brook’s Warriors find themselves down 2-0 to the Saskatoon Blades.