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Chadwick Named WHL's Scholastic Player of the Year

May 2, 2024 - Western Hockey League (WHL)
Lethbridge Hurricanes News Release

LETHBRIDGE, AB - The Western Hockey League announced on Thursday that Lethbridge Hurricanes defenceman Noah Chadwick has been named the 2023-2024 recipient of the Daryl K. Doc Seaman Memorial Award Winner as the league's Scholastic Player of the Year.

Chadwick, 18, was originally drafted by the Hurricanes in the second-round (38th overall) in the 2020 WHL Prospects Draft. The Saskatoon, SK, product excelled in the classroom during the season, graduating Grade 12 a year early and beginning post-secondary studies at Athabasca University and Lethbridge College. At his high-school graduation, he recognized with the Governor General Award, presented to the student with the highest grades in his graduating class.

At Lethbridge College, Chadwick earned a 98-percent average in English 1150 - Academic Writing this fall. He also worked through introduction to Statistics at Athabasca University, securing a 93-percent average and collecting a 91- perent grade in Psychology as a Natural Science.

The Toronto Maple Leafs signed prosect also excelled on the ice during the 2023-2024 season collecting a career-high 56 points (12g-44a) along with 24 penalty minutes and a plus-13 rating. Chadwick finished atop the Hurricanes in defenceman scoring while finishing fourth in the Eastern Conference among rearguards. He became the first 'Canes blueliner to reach the 50-point plateau since the 2019-2020 season. In his career, Chadwick has skated in 146 career regular-season games posting 79 points (19g-60a) along with 44 penalty minutes and a plus-19 rating. Following the 'Canes season, Chadwick joined the AHL's Toronto Marlies making his pro debut on April 21st.

Chadwick becomes the fourth Hurricanes player to be named Scholastic Player of the Year joining Casey McMillan (1986- 1987), David Trofimenkoff (1992-1993) and Bryce Salvador (1995-1996). He also becomes the first Hurricanes player to win a WHL Award since Dylan Cozens was named the WHL Rookie of the Year in 2017-2018.

Season Tickets for the 2024-2025 season Hurricanes season, including the new premium season ticket, are now available for purchase. Season Tickets can be purchased by visiting the ENMAX Centre Ticket Centre, by calling 403- 329-SEAT (7328) or online at

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