BCHL Award Winners announced

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February 26, 2019

The BCHL has announced the winners of the 2019 league awards.

Last week, a finalist was determined from each division for each of the individual awards and a second round of surveys has decided the ultimate winner.

This year, the league’s broadcasters were asked to vote for the BCHL Coach of the Year, in addition to the league all-stars which will be unveiled later in the week.

The 2019 BCHL award winners are:

Vern Dye Memorial Trophy – Most Valuable Player
Alex Newhook – forward – Victoria Grizzlies

Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy – Rookie of the Year
Alexander Campbell – forward – Victoria Grizzlies

Top Defenceman
James Miller – Penticton Vees

Top Goaltender
Jack LaFontaine – Penticton Vees

Bob Fenton Trophy – Most Sportsmanlike Player
Mike Hardman – forward – West Kelowna Warriors

Joe Tennant Memorial Trophy – Coach of the Year
Joe Martin – Merritt Centennials

The non-voting awards this season are as follows:

Brett Hull Trophy – Top Scorer
Alex Newhook – Victoria Grizzlies – 38 goals, 64 assists, 102 points

Wally Forslund Trophy – Top Goalie Tandem (lowest combined goals-against average)
Jack LaFontaine and Derek Krall – Penticton Vees – combine 2.33 GAA

Ron Boileau Memorial Trophy – Regular-season champion
Chilliwack Chiefs – 42-15-1 – 85 points

 

The nominees were:

Vern Dye Memorial Trophy – Most Valuable Player

Island: Alex Newhook – forward – Victoria Grizzlies
Mainland: Kevin Wall – forward – Chilliwack Chiefs
Interior: James Miller – defenceman – Penticton Vees

 

Bruce Allison Memorial Trophy – Rookie of the Year

Island: Alex Campbell – forward – Victoria Grizzlies
Mainland: Kevin Wall – forward – Chilliwack Chiefs
Interior: Kent Johnson – forward – Trail Smoke Eaters

 

Top Defenceman

Island: Carter Berger – Victoria Grizzlies
Mainland: Layton Ahac – Prince George Spruce Kings
Interior: James Miller – Penticton Vees

 

Top Goaltender

Island: Kurtis Chapman – Victoria Grizzlies
Mainland: Logan Neaton – Prince George Spruce Kings
Interior: Jack LaFontaine – Penticton Vees

 

Bob Fenton Trophy – Most Sportsmanlike Player

Island: Alex Campbell – Victoria Grizzlies
Mainland: Kalen Szeto – Langley Rivermen
Interior: Mike Hardman – West Kelowna Warriors