CALGARY, AB – The Western Hockey League announced March 2 that Prince George Cougars forward Jansen Harkins is the Denny’s WHL Player of the Week for the week ending March 1st, 2015.
Harkins collected seven points (1g-6a) in two games to help the Prince George Cougars collect a pair of road wins last week.
On Friday, February 27th against the Seattle Thunderbirds, Harkins registered a four point performance (1g- 3a) including the overtime winner in a 5-4 road victory.
The following night, Harkins collected three assists against the Everett Silvertips to help the Cougars to a 5-1 victory while also claiming first star honours.
The 17-year-old North Vancouver, BC native has gathered 76 points (19g-57a) in 61 games played this season.
The 6’1”, 180 lb forward is in his second WHL campaign with Prince George where he has amassed 110 points (29g-81a) in 133 career WHL regular season contests.
Harkins was ranked 18th amongst North American skaters in NHL Central Scouting’s midterm rankings for the upcoming 2015 NHL Draft.