Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Garin Bjorklund stops Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains during Western Hockey League action at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Medicine Hat Tigers goaltender Garin Bjorklund stops Red Deer Rebels forward Arshdeep Bains during Western Hockey League action at the Peavey Mart Centrium Saturday night. (Photo by Sean McIntosh/Advocate staff)

Red Deer Rebel Bains wins award as WHL’s top scorer

Bains led the WHL with 112 points

After an impressive Western Hockey League (WHL) season with the Red Deer Rebels, Arshdeep Bains has been recognized as the leagues top scorer winning the WHL’s Bobby Clarke Trophy.

In the 2021-22 season Bains led all WHL players with 112 points and 69 assists during the season. The Vancouver Canucks prospect will not be returning to the Rebels next season after aging out.

The forward also led the WHL with 10 game-winning goals and had five scoring streaks of six games or more. The biggest being a 14-game scoring tear from March 5 to April 16, 2022 where he had 20 goals and 12 assists for 32 points.

Some other members of the Rebels who were finalists for WHL awards were forward Ben King for Player of the Year, head coach Steve Konowalchuk for Coach of the Year, and Brent Sutter for Executive of the Year.

Red Deer native Harrison Lodewyk of the Prince Albert Raiders was also a finalist for the Scholastic Player of the Year for his academic accomplishments.

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