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04/24/2018
Broncos Players Rank #1 in Weekly WHL Stats

The Western Hockey League has named Swift Current Broncos forward Aleksi Heponiemi the WHL On the Run Player of the Week for the week ending April 22, 2018. Heponiemi, who was selected by the Florida Panthers in the second round, 40th overall, of the 2017 NHL Draft, recorded six points (2G-4A) and a plus-six rating as the as the Broncos advanced to the Eastern Conference Championship for the first time since 2001 and moved up 2-0 in the series against the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

In addition, Swift Current Broncos goaltender Stuart Skinner has been named WHL Goaltender of the Week and league nominee for the Vaughn CHL Goaltender of the Week. Skinner, who was selected by the Edmonton Oilers in the third round, 78th overall, of the 2017 NHL Draft, maintained a perfect 3-0-0-0 record, 1.58 goals-against-average, stopped 100 of 105 shots for a .952 save percentage and one shutout as the Broncos advanced to the Eastern Conference Championship for the first time since 2001 and moved up 2-0 in the series against the Lethbridge Hurricanes.

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