NEWS Pats phenom extends scoring streak to 35 games

Pats phenom extends scoring streak to 35 games

Connor Bedard is the consensus No. 1 pick in the 2023 NHL Draft. (Photo by Jonathan Kozub/Getty Images)

Regina Pats forward Connor Bedard, the most promising hockey player since Connor McDavid, has one season in the WHL.

Bedard has been a headache for opposing teams every time he steps on the ice, and that was the case again on Wednesday, when the 17-year-old scored in Regina’s 6-5 win over the Calgary Killers And an assist – plus the penalty shootout winner.

With impressive appearances, Bedard extended his scoring streak to 35 games and his scoring streak to 11 games. Here’s everything else you need to know about the phenom who is currently playing the WHL season on Easy mode.

Connor Bedard Facts

  • Bedard scored 90 points (44 goals, 46 assists) in his 35-game winning streak

  • Bedard has 22 goals in his 11-game streak

  • Bedard has only one game this season without a point (first game of the season)

  • Bedard has 21 more points than the WHL’s second-ranked scorer (Winnipeg’s Zach Benson), which would be the most since Ray Whitney led Joe Sakic by 23 in 1990-91. maximum gap

  • Bedard’s 1.222 goals per game ranks 11th in WHL history and best by a 17-year-old

  • Bedard averaged 2.5 points per game, best scoring average since 1990-91 (Ray Whitney, 2.569)

  • At the 2023 World Junior Championships, Bedard set the following records:

    • Canadians earn the most career points (36)

    • Career goals for most Canadians (17)

    • Canadians score most points in a single game (23)

    • Canadian with most assists in a game (14)

    • Most points scored by U18 players in a single game (23)

  • In 2021-22, at the age of 16, he became the youngest player to score 50 or more goals in a WHL season

  • In 2021-22, Bedard is the third 16-year-old to score 100 points in a WHL season and the first in the 21st century to achieve the feat

  • Bedard was the first player to receive special status in the WHL, scoring 43 goals and 84 points in 36 games for West Van Academy Prep’s U18 team, leading the Canadian Sports Schools Hockey League (CSSHL) in scoring and earning MVP honor 14 year old

NHL Draft Lottery Odds

*As of February 1

1. Columbus Blue Jackets – 25.5%

2. Chicago Blackhawks – 13.5%

3. Anaheim Ducks – 11.5%

4. Arizona Coyotes – 9.5%

5. San Jose Sharks – 8.5%

6. Montreal Canadiens – 7.5%

7. Vancouver Canucks – 6.5%

8. St. Louis Blues – 6%

9. Philadelphia Flyers – 5%

10. Ottawa Senators – 3.5%

11. Florida Panthers* – 3%

*Montreal owns Florida State’s 2023 first-round pick

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