CALGARY, Alberta -- Tri-City Americans forward Brendan Shinnimin was named to the Western Hockey League's Western Conference second team Wednesday.
Shinnimin, who missed 12 games early in the season for a checking-from-behind penalty, played the remaining 60 games of the season, scoring 34 goals with 62 assists. He finished tied for fifth in league scoring with a career high 96 points.
Named to the first team were Vancouver winger Brendan Gallagher, forward Ryan Johansen of Portland, Kelowna defenseman Tyson Barrie and three Spokane Chiefs -- goalie James Reid, defenseman Jared Cowen and forward Tyler Johnson.
Also on the second team are Seattle goalie Calvin Pickard, defensemen Brenden Kichton of Spokane and Ryan Murray of Everett, and forwards Brendan Ranford of Kamloops and Ryan Howse of Chilliwack.
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