PG Cougars Hand Out Awards at End of Year Banquet
Prince George, B.C. – Less than 24 hours after clinching their very first B.C. Division championship, the Prince George Cougars held their annual awards banquet in front of a packed audience at the Civic Centre.
Mid-season acquisition – defenceman Brendan Guhle – took home the top prize as Most Valuable Player. Here’s the complete list of winners:
- Rookie of the Year (Brett Connolly Award) – Ryan Schoettler
- Scholastic Player of the Year (Dr. Jeff Zorn Award) – Ryan Schoettler
- Most Three Star Performances (Chris Mason Award) – Ty Edmonds
- Fan Favourite Award (Dorothy Johnson Memorial Award) – Jesse Gabrielle
- Bursary Award (On behalf of the PG Cougars Fan Club) – Ty Edmonds
- Offensive Player of the Year (Troy Bourke Award) – Jansen Harkins
- Top Defensive Player of the Year (Eric Brewer Award) – Sam Ruopp
- Players Choice Award (Michael Fogolin Memorial Award) – Ty Edmonds
- MVP (Dan Hamhuis Award) – Brendan Guhle
The Cougars will spend the next five days preparing for their yet-to-be determined first round opponent (it will be either Tri-City or Portland).
Game one will take place Friday night at CN Centre.