Since the Memorial Cup switched to the four-team format in 1983, a WHL team has won the tournament on 16 occasions, but just once in the last decade.
The Montreal Canadiens prospect is the first player to win the award three times.
David Branch, who had served in that role for 23 years, will remain as commissioner of the OHL.
Into the final month of the regular season three OHL teams crack the CHL Top 10 rankings.
Plenty of Ontario Hockey League flavour in the week 19 edition of the CHL Top 10 Rankings.
Plenty of OHL teams in the week 16 edition of the CHL Top 10 Rankings.
There are just two OHL teams in the CHL Top Ten Rankings, with the Ottawa 67’s (2nd) and London Knights (8th) both highlighted.