Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Honoring Their Own With Team Awards

Colin Long started the evening off with the captain's speech.

Rookie Mitchell Callahan was named the most improved.

Long was named the most sportsmanlike player and top scorer.
The big winner was Jamie Benn, who was named the MVP.

Other notes:

  • Tyler Myers had the best comment when accepting his defenseman of the year award. "I want to thank Luke Schenn for staying with the Toronto Maple Leafs".

  • Colin Long had this to say about winning the sportsmanlike player of the year. "I am glad we have Mitchell Callahan. He can fight so I don't have too."

  • Spencer Main is taking five - grade 11 classes at Kelowna Senior Secondary. Main has an average of 90.

  • Adam Brown was named the rookie of the year.

  • Lucas Bloodoff was the humanitarian of the year and top defensive forward.

  • Cody Almond was the unsung hero award winner.

  • Collin Bowman was the top plus/minus winner with a +32.

  • Mikael Backlund's father was in attendance at Tuesday's banquet.

  • Colin Long's dad Steve took in the banquet from California.

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