Commissioner Kim Davis of the Manitoba Junior Hockey League,  announced the nominees for the MJHL’s six major awards. 

“Each team submitted a nominee for the awards and the league’s 11 coaches subsequently conducted a vote,” explained Davis. “Each of the nominees should be very proud of their accomplishment.”

The respective winners and league all-stars will be announced later this week. Swan Valley has been nominated in three categories.

MVP Award – Steve “Boomer” Hawrysh Memorial Trophy

Jeremy Link                    Winnipeg Blues

Josh Tripp                        Swan Valley Stampeders

Isaac Labelle                    Waywayseecappo Wolverines

Rookie of the Year Award – Vince Leah Trophy

Owen Murray                  Portage Terriers

Colby Jaquet                    Selkirk Steelers

Drake Burgin                   Winkler Flyers

Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Award – Frank McKinnon Memorial Trophy

Tony Apetagon                Winnipeg Blues

Ben Dalke                        Virden Oil Capitals

Ty Barnstable                  Portage Terriers

Top Goaltender Award

Isaac LaBelle                   Waywayseecappo Wolverines

Jeremy Link                    Winnipeg Blues

Matthew Radomsky         Steinbach Pistons

Top Defenceman Award – Brian Kozak Memorial Trophy

Quintin Sudom                Swan Valley Stampeders

Troy Williams                  Steinbach Pistons

Riley Shamray                 Dauphin Kings

Top Scorer Award – Mike Ridley Trophy

TBA at season’s end

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

Paul Dyck                        Steinbach Pistons

Blake Spiller                    Portage Terriers

Barry Wolff                     Swan Valley Stampeders