Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Honoring Their Own With Team Awards

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Colin Long started the evening off with the captain's speech.
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Rookie Mitchell Callahan was named the most improved.
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Long was named the most sportsmanlike player and top scorer. video
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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