BC Hockey announced that Corey McCann of the Okanagan Rockets has been named the Major Midget League (MML) Player of the Month for December 2018.

McCann, a 17-year-old defenceman from Kelowna, BC, is an alternate captain with the Rockets and is currently Okanagan’s leading scorer among defenceman with 21 points in 26 games. In December, he had seven (7) points (1 goal, 6 assists) in six (6) games. He is currently affiliated with the Trail Smoke Eaters of the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL).

McCann volunteers his time with the Rockets for Reading Program and he has raised over $1,400 in funds for male health awareness, making him the top fundraiser on his team.

McCann was chosen from a high-calibre list of other nominees, including:

Curtis Hammond Cariboo Cougars
Brendan Williamson Fraser Valley Thunderbirds
Garrett Wicks Greater Vancouver Canadians
Austin McKenzie Kootenay Ice
Kobe Verbicky North Island Silvertips
Kaden Dempsey Thompson Blazers
Colton Cameron Valley West Giants
James Bohn Vancouver North East Chiefs