(ISN) – CALGARY, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that forward Trevor Cox of the Medicine Hat Tigers is the WHL Player of the Month for December 2014.
Cox, a 19-year-old product of Surrey, B.C., amassed 28 points (9g-19a) to go along with a plus-eight rating in 10 games played during December, helping the Tigers to a 7-3 record in that span. Cox recorded at least one point in nine of the 10 games he played in during December and ended the month on a five-game point streak where he notched 20 points. Cox recorded multiple-point outings on seven occasions highlighted by a hat trick and a career-high six-point performance.
Cox’s excellent performances in December saw him earn two first star selections and two second star nods. In addition, Cox earned the title of Denny’s WHL Player of the Week (December 15th – 28th, 2014) and his strong effort during December helped the Tigers maintain first place in the Central Division.
The 5’8″, 164 lb forward leads the WHL with 64 points this season and his 50 assists is also a league-high. His plus-24 rating is currently ranked sixth among all WHL players. Cox is in his fourth WHL season with the Tigers and has netted 199 points (65g-134a) in 236 career regular season contests.
Cox’s accomplishments make him a deserving choice as the WHL Player of the Month for December.
2014-15 WHL Player of the Month
December: Trevor Cox, Medicine Hat Tigers
November: Rourke Chartier, Kelowna Rockets
September/October: Cole Ully, Kamloops Blazers