first_imgTuesday night minor hockey players from various Fort St. John hockey teams gathered at the North Peace Cultural Centre for the annual Fort St. John Minor Hockey Association awards. The following awards were distributed to various young hockey players for their dedication on and off the ice: Ron Robinson Award – Pre NoviceAwarded by FSJMHA to recognize the years of service by Ron Robinson as a coach and a member of the executive. This is presented to a Pre Novice player who shows sportsmanship and citizenship on and off the ice and true enjoyment of the game.- Advertisement -Winner: Ethan KingEarl Alexander Award – NovicePresented by FSJMHA to recognize the organizational work carried out by Earl Alexander in the early years of the association. This award is presented to a Novice player showing sportsmanship, leadership and true enjoyment of the game.Advertisement Kinsmen Award – Atom DevelopmentPresented by FSJMHA to recognize the leadership and generosity shown by the volunteers of the Kinsmen Club of Fort. St. John. This award is presented to an Atom player who shows excellent leadership on and off the ice, as well as good sportsmanshipWinner: Brooke DisherCorey Lee James Schultz Memorial Award – Peewee CompetitivePresented on memory of Corey who passed away at the age of 14. Corey played hockey with heart and his own style of energized spirit. His sense of humor was shared and enjoyed by all. This award is presented to a Pee Wee player in our rep system who exemplifies this type of spirit toward the game, both on and off the ice.Advertisement Winner: Eli JamesDale Palmer Award – Atom RecreationPresented by FSJMHA to recognize the leadership provided by Dale Palmer over the years to many young players in the association. This award is presented to an Atom player who shows excellent leadership on and off the ice, as well as good sportsmanship and true enjoyment of the game.Winner: Kash SalinasAdvertisementcenter_img Winner: Brophy DunneJune Godberson Memorial Award – Peewee RecreationPresented in memory of a very special person who believed in keen competition. She always felt people should be given the opportunity to excel in their sport showing sportsmanship, leadership abilities and true enjoyment of the game. This award is open to all Pee Wee players.Winner: Lyndon FellMike Brandmann Memorial award – Peewee Recreation or CompetitiveAdvertisement Presented in Memory of Mike, who passed away at the age of twenty. Mike immigrated to Canada with his family in 1980. Hockey became the central focus of his life. Mike loved the game and worked hard to become the best player possible. Mike finished his hockey career as a member of the Midget Rep Team. This award is presented to a Pee Wee player who is dedicated to hard work and who displays a love for the game.Winner: Nick LaceyBryan Phillips Memorial award – Bantam RecreationPresented in memory of Bryan Phillips for sportsmanship, contribution to team play and pure enjoyment of the sport of hockey, not necessarily being the best player. Bantam house players only can qualify for this award.Winner: Steven SchulerGary Flake Memorial Award – Bantam CompetitivePresented in memory of Gary Flake who was a member of our association and passed away at the age of 13. Gary was perfect example of the qualities we are looking for in the recipient of this award. Gary was a gentleman, sportsmanlike and good citizen in all aspects of his life. Players in the Bantam age group are eligible for this award.Winner: Aiden Craig-SteeleMacLean Herron Award – Midget Recreation or CompetitivePresented in honour of Ross H. McLean and Braden Herron in recognition of their example of “Service About Self” in all aspects of the community. They sponsored the first Pee Wee Team in Fort St. John in the 1955-1956 season and supported all other junior sports. This Award is presented for athletic ability, scholastic performance and citizenship. Players in the midget age are group are eligible for this award.Winner: Daniel Forest, and Brian MannolyKenny Kosick Memorial Award – Midget Recreation or CompetitivePresented in memory of Kenny Kosick who passed away at the age of 18. Kenny started his hockey career with FSJMHA and represented the game as a true sportsman and leader. Players in the midget age group are eligible for this award on the basis of gentlemanly and sportsmanlike conduct.Winner: Trail AckoFort St. John Eagles Women’s Hockey Team Most Dedicated Female AwardPresented to a female minor hockey player who displays dedication to the sport of hockey and consistent effort and sportsmanship.Winner: Keagan GouletKirschner Goal Tender AwardPresented to the goaltender showing sportsmanship, ability, participation and enthusiasm for the game. This award is open to all ages and can be chosen from team or division.Winner: Nick PageReferee of the Year AwardPresented to the referee that shows dedication, consistency and fairness to the game of hockey, and is a strong supporter of the minor hockey program. Referees of all ages are eligible for this awardWinner: Tim RiceCoach of the Year AwardThis award is presented to the coach who shows respect for officials, opponents and parents, and demonstrates concern for all round development of the players. Nomination is also based on the merits of enthusiasm, leadership and positive impact on players.Winners: Cory BirdDoug and Yvonne Wiles Recognition AwardPresented to an individual or sponsor who has dedicated his or her time to the betterment of our Minor Hockey Program and who has helped in the areas where his or her son or daughter is not involved. Those eligible for this award are sponsors, coaches, managers, executive members, referees or adults in any other capacity who have been strong supporters of Minor Hockey at all age levels for many years.Winner: V.E. Brandl Ltd.Hugo Brandmann Memorial Parent Volunteer AwardThis award is presented in memory of Hugo Brandmann who loved our national sport and was always willing to volunteer his time for the benefit of our youth. This award recognizes the many hours that parents contribute to the Minor Hockey program where their child is involved to make that division or team an enjoyable and positive hockey experience.Winner: Ron and Julia BowieRotary Fair Play AwardThe Rotary Fair Play Award is awarded to the pee wee house team who shows team spirit and sportsmanship.Winner: Tom’s ConstructionEsso Medals were awarded to three players on each team who have been chosen for his or her dedication, sportsmanship or skill improvementNOVICEPNGMost Improved – Dominic CappisMost Dedicated – Parker GibbMost Sportsmanlike – Jackson WhitfordBartekMost Improved – Lincoln LeversMost Dedicated – Dane DietzMost Sportsmanlike – Parker FentonNorthern Spring & BrakeMost Improved – Kinden LockMost Dedicated – Christian Van RensburgMost Sportsmanlike – Keynan MardquartLegionMost Improved – Jaikaar BrarMost Dedicated -Carver LequiereMost Sportsmanlike – Nate ForsterEliteMost Improved – Kale SheadMost Dedicated – Eli JamesMost Sportsmanlike – Evan BakerSharpMost Improved – Logan CavenMost Dedicated – Zachary BrownleeMost Sportsmanlike – Dylan DerouinErnie’sMost Improved – Zane MarstonMost Dedicated – Kazen ParkhurstMost Sportsmanlike – Brianna WagnerATOMNorthern MetalicMost Improved – Landon TaylorMost Dedicated – Nathan GibsonMost Sportsmanlike – Kennedy PunterPomeroyMost Improved – Austin VanwykMost Dedicated – Nico D’AgostinoMost Sportsmanlike – Kane PittamAlpine GlassMost Improved – Ethan FrenchMost Dedicated – Matthew MitchellMost Sportsmanlike – Kalen HynesIntegra TireMost Improved – Julia FochukMost Dedicated – Landon AlexanderMost Sportsmanlike – Ben FisherPEEWEETom’s ConstructionMost Improved – Se McMenaminMost Dedicated – Evan RatcliffeMost Sportsmanlike – Garrett TetraultShoppers Drug MartMost Improved – AJ BennettMost Dedicated – Justin GarnerMost Sportsmanlike – Keegan OstleOpusMost Improved – Tristan HynesMost Dedicated – Graham WilkinsMost Sportsmanlike – Ethan BurgherAAA SafetyMost Improved – Dylan BuziakMost Dedicated – Lynden WhiteMost Sportsmanlike – Robert WickBANTAMCanadian TireMost Improved – Mayeu DeboardMost Dedicated -Anthony GarnerMost Sportsmanlike – Daevin KlassenCabreMost Improved – Jason SchaeferMost Dedicated – Leo RousselleMost Sportsmanlike – Steven SchulerTarpon Energy ServicesMost Improved – Rylan EhlertMost Dedicated – Juston KewinMost Sportsmanlike – Jarod MannolyMIDGETEarl AlexanderMost Improved – Alexei PollonMost Dedicated – Nick PageMost Sportsmanlike – Kyle AlberswothCOMPETITIVEPimm’s ProductionMost Improved – Logan OsterlundMost Dedicated – Caden BrownMost Sportsmanlike – Ryan BookhamKinsmenMost Improved – Luka Van RensburgMost Dedicated – Kash PittamMost Sportsmanlike – Ethan SemeniukV.E BrandlMost Improved – Devon BeebeMost Dedicated – Hunter BrownMost Sportsmanlike – James KitneyRoss H. MacLeanMost Improved – Zachary PetersMost Dedicated – Johnny HerringtonMost Sportsmanlike – Garrett BuscheKnights of ColumbusMost Improved – Jason LeeMost Dedicated – Kolton LeslieMost Sportsmanlike – Zury ReschkeFormula PowellMost Improved – Zack ParadisMost Dedicated – Lance AylwardMost Sportsmanlike – Jason RossPetroleum AssociationMost Improved – Nathan BraggMost Dedicated – James RossMost Sportsmanlike – Jason Andrewslast_img read more