Spokane Forward Adam Beckman Selected WHL Player of Year
CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Spokane Chiefs forward Adam Beckman is the Western Hockey League player of the year. Beckman, from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, was the lone player to crack the 100-point mark with 48 goals and 59 assists in 63 games. The 19-year-old Minnesota prospect is the first Chiefs player to win the award since Ray Whitney in 1991. The Wild selected Beckman in the third round last summer.