VIKMAN NAMED BC DIVISION 1ST TEAM ALL-STAR
For Immediate Release: March 28, 2023
Graphic by: Diana Hong
Langley, BC– The Western Hockey League announced the Division All-Star teams today and Giants netminder Jesper Vikman has been named to the BC Division’s 1st All-Star Team. Vikman, a Vegas Golden Knights prospect, established a new career high with 19 wins this season. He also matched last season’s .903 SV% and had a 3.29 GAA in 45 games.
Vikman was drafted by the Giants 8th Overall in the 2021 CHL Import Draft, and was a 5th Round pick by the Golden Knights in 2020. He’s the only Giant to be named a BC Division All-Star for the 2022/23 Season. The last Giants goaltender to be named a 1st Team BC Division All-Star was Colorado Avalanche prospect Trent Miner in 2020/21.
WHL B.C. Division First All-Star Team
(G) Vikman, Jesper – Vancouver Giants
(D) Zellweger, Olen – Kamloops Blazers
(D) Samson, Ethan – Prince George Cougars
(F) Wheatcroft, Chase – Prince George Cougars
(F) Stankoven, Logan – Kamloops Blazers
(F) Cristall, Andrew – Kelowna Rockets