In partnership with RBC, the Alberta Junior Hockey League is proud to announce the finalists for the 2016-2017 League Awards. The awards include Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year, Outstanding Defenceman, Top Goaltender, Most Dedicated Player and Coach of the Year.
The Alberta Junior Hockey League’s General Managers and Coaches have selected finalists from each division through the first two phases of voting. The award winners for each of the categories listed below will be determined through a final stage of voting and announced during the last week of the 2016-2017 AJHL Regular Season.
2016-2017 Alberta Junior Hockey League Award Finalists
Most Valuable Player - Alberta Old Time Hockey Players Trophy
(2016 Winner – Bobby McMann – Bonnyville Pontiacs)
Rookie of the Year - Dick White Trophy, Presented by Canalta Hotels
(2016 Winner – Cale Makar - Brooks Bandits)
Outstanding Defenceman - W.G. (Bill) Scott Memorial Trophy, Presented by the Alberta Ford Dealers
(2016 Winner – Brinson Pasichnuk - Bonnyville Pontiacs)
Top Goaltender - Friends of Alberta Junior Hockey League Trophy
(2016 Winner – Matthew Murray, Spruce Grove Saints)
Most Dedicated Player - Don McNabb Memorial Trophy
(2016 Winner – Tyler Busch - Spruce Grove Saints)
Coach of the Year
(2016 Winner – Rick Swan - Bonnyville Pontiacs)
The following League Awards will also be presented at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 AJHL Regular Season.
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