|Tyson Baillie named MVP|
Baillie, who spent five seasons and 375 total games played in a Rockets jersey, also picked up the team’s top scorer award after posting 95 points during the 2015-16 WHL regular season.
Baillie, Whistle and Cole Linaker were honoured by the Rockets as players who are closing out their junior hockey careers.
Linaker was given the Hollis Peirce Award as the team’s Top Defensive Forward for the third straight year.
|Cal Foote - Rookie of Yr.|
Foote was named Rookie of the Year after a season where he posted 36 points and was plus-16 in playing in all but one of the team’s 72 games
Veteran Rocket Rourke Chartier was named the team’s Most Sportsmanlike Player for the third year running while Tomas Soustal was Most Improved, Justin Kirkland was named the Unsung Hero and Riley Stadel the Humanitarian Award for his work in the community.
The Rockets open the WHL Playoffs this weekend against Kamloops, hosting the Blazers Friday and Saturday nights at Prospera Place.
Tickets are available for the game through www.selectyourtickets.com, at the Prospera Place box office or by phone at 250-762-5050.