Photo: Winnipeg 2013 pick Brenden Kichton ranks third in the AHL in scoring amongst defensemen with 28 points through 36 games for the Jets affiliate in St. John’s (courtesy of Terrence Lee/Icon SMI)
With several scattered injuries at the NHL level, including blue chip defenseman Jacob Trouba at one point, no less than seven AHL regulars have seen spot duty with the Winnipeg Jets this season. When not plugging holes at the NHL level, the St. John's IceCaps have provided stingy opposition to the rest of the AHL this season.
Photo: Kamloops Blazers forward J.C. Lipon has been passed over in a couple of NHL Drafts, but is making a strong case for his inclusion in the 2013 edition (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)
Despite being passed over in the NHL Draft, even passed over in the WHL Bantam Draft, J.C. Lipon leads the Western Hockey League in scoring and is a driving force behind the Kamloops Blazers' torrid start.
Photo: A seven-point weekend has Kamloops Blazers forward JC Lipon among the scoring leaders in the WHL early in the 2012-13 season (courtesy of Marissa Baecker/Getty Images)
CALGARY, AB. – The Western Hockey League announced today that Kamloops Blazers’ forward JC Lipon is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week.