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MJHL Announces Award Nominees

Nominees for the MJHL’s six major awards were announced today and the Portage Terriers lead with 5 nominations.

“Each nominee should be extremely proud of their accomplishment and their excellence on the ice,” MJHL Commissioner Kim Davis said today. “The MJHL member clubs nominated players in each of the award categories. The voting for each award was done entirely by the head coaches.”

Winners will be honoured at a home game later this month, said Davis.

MVP Award – Steve “Boomer” Hawrysh Memorial Trophy

Tristan Keck Winkler Flyers
Brad Bowles Portage Terriers
Logan Harland OCN Blizzard

 

Rookie of the Year Award – Vince Leah Trophy

Nick Henry Portage Terriers
Bennett Dalke Virden Oil Capitals
Tyler Jubenvill Winkler Flyers

 

Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Award – Lorne “Windy” Lyndon Memorial Trophy

Daniel Taillefer Steinbach Pistons
Cam Whyte Winkler Flyers
Devan Schram Virden Oil Capitals

 

Top Goaltender Award

Nathan Park Portage Terriers
Sean Kuehn Virden Oil Capitals
Roman Bengert Steinbach Pistons

 

Top Defenseman Award – Brian Kozak Memorial Trophy

Brady Keeper OCN Blizzard
Zach Whitecloud Virden Oil Capitals
Brett Orr Portage Terriers

 

Coach of the Year Award – Portage Terriers “Muzz McPherson” Award

Paul Dyck Steinbach Pistons
Ken Pearson Winkler Flyers
Blake Spiller Portage Terriers

 

The MJHL’s other major award, Top Scorer (Mike Ridley Trophy) will be announced upon the end of the regular season.