Hunt posted 24 points (9g-15a) along with a plus-6 rating in 14 games played during January
Calgary, AB – The Western Hockey League announced today that Moose Jaw Warriors forward Dryden Hunt is the WHL Player of the Month for January 2016.
Hunt, a 20-year-old from Nelson, BC amassed 24 points (9g-15a) to go along with a plus-6 rating in 14 games played during the month of January. Hunt recorded multiple-point outings on seven occasions, including three instances in which he collected at least four points to help the Warriors stay in the thick of the playoff race with a 6-5-3-0 record.
Hunt’s performance in January saw him earn two first star honours, two second star mentions and one third star nod. Hunt is in his first season with Moose Jaw and his efforts have helped Moose Jaw remain in third place in the East Division standings to go along with an offence that has produced the fourth-most goals amongst Eastern Conference Clubs.
The 6-0, 201 lb forward is first in Club scoring with 74 points (31g-43a) in 51 games played, which also places him second in scoring amongst all WHL skaters. Hunt is in his fifth WHL campaign and has amassed 207 points (90g-117a) along with a plus-13 rating in 248 career regular season contests.
Hunt’s accomplishments make him a deserving choice as the WHL Player of the Month for January.
2015-16 WHL Player of the Month
September/October: Brayden Point, Moose Jaw Warriors
November: Mathew Barzal, Seattle Thunderbirds
December: Chase Witala, Prince George Cougars
January: Dryden Hunt, Moose Jaw Warriors