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2018/19 Estevan Bruins Award Winners

The 2018/19 Power Dodge Estevan Bruins. (Photo: Durr Photography)

ARTICLE: 2019 ESTEVAN BRUINS TEAM AWARDS

2019 AWARD WINNERS
Gail Chilman – Power Dodge ‘Volunteer of the Year’
Johnny Witzke, Aigne McGeady-Bruce, Isaiah Thomas – Encompass Fitness ‘Iron Man’ Award
Michael McChesney – Estevan Bruins ‘Top Scorer’
Johnny Witzke – RBC ‘Community Involvement’ Award
Will Koop – Abe Berday Memorial ‘Scholastic’ Award
Johnny Witzke – Rocket Sales ‘Most Popular Player’
Aigne McGeady-Bruce – Rock106 ‘Most Sportsmanlike Player’
TJ Irey – TEML ‘Most Improved Player’
Devan Harrison – JL’s Bike & Skate ‘Most Underrated Player’
Johnny Witzke – Shinske/Pierson Memorial Scholarship (presented by: Jeff Pierson)
Michael McChesney – Mark Cross ‘Ethics’ Award
Jayden Davis – Estevan Bruins Training Staff ‘Heart’ Award
Tristyn Deroose – Crown Advertising ‘Mr. Hustle’ Award
Turner Ripplinger – KSM Trucking ‘Rocky’ Award
Grant Boldt – Spectra Financial ‘Rookie of the Year’
Jake Heerspink – A&W ‘Defenceman of the Year’
Aigne McGeady-Bruce – Days Inn Estevan ‘Playoff MVP’
Turner Ripplinger – Tower Café ‘Most Valuable Player’

2014-15 ESTEVAN BRUINS YEAR END AWARD WINNERS

1.  CJ1150 Radio Most Sportsmanlike Player Award  The player who showcases sportsmanship throughout the season to the game, his teammates and his opponents.  A player who truly respects the game for what it is.

#9 Jason Duret

2. Royal Bank Community Involvement Award   – A player that has contributed toward the development of our community projects by showcasing his “Bruin” colors through minor hockey, the school programs, senior visits, work around the office and other various activities.

#35 Tyler Gutenberg, #27 Brad Arabia

3. Estevan Bruins Training Staff Heart Award – This award goes to the player who shows 100% DEDICATION, DETERMINATION, DISCIPLINE, DRIVE & DESIRE for the season. This award started by the Bruins training staff, Gerry Aspen, Ed Moreau & Richard Winton (Tinty).

#12 Keegan Allison

4. Power Dodge Volunteer of the Year Appreciation Award

This is award was created in 2008 to show appreciation for a volunteer from the community who donates countless hours to enhance the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club as a whole. This person has been involved with the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club for at least two years and has proven to do anything to ensure the success of the club by helping out in every way possible with a positive attitude and a heart that bleeds black and gold.

Troy Mclelland 

5. Excel Fitness Estevan Bruins Iron Man Award – This award is given to the player that posted the most games played in the regular season. This player showed dedication & discipline in following a fitness routine in the off season & throughout the season, which allowed him to stay healthy & excel on the ice on game day.

#23 Josh Rieger, #5 Charlie Manley

6.  Enbridge Pipelines Most Improved Player  A player that has improved from day one with the team on and off the ice.  His abilities allowed him to portray his talents with the club while improving his abilities throughout the season.

#20 Ryan Duret

7.  JL’s Bike & Skate Most Underrated Player Award  Every season there is one player who gives us 110%  every game and practice but is not recognized for it. This award exemplifies that player.  In addition to his efforts this player shows solid commitment to the club and the game of hockey.

 #5 Charlie Manley

8. Abe Berday Memorial Scholastic Award  The player who excelled in the area of education and was in a recognized educational system within the community during his time with the hockey club.

#23 Josh Rieger

9.  Crown Advertising Mr. Hustle Award  A player that showcases his true ability at every game and at all practices. He enthusiastically plays an active role in off ice activities and displays his true colors at all times.

#7 Nolan Nicholas

10. KSM Trucking Rocky Award  The “Rocky” award is given to the player who demonstrates a gritty and hard working attitude on the ice.   He is a physical presence at every game and is well respected by his teammates, coaches and fans for his role.

#21 RT Rice

11. Estevan Bruins Regular Season Leading Scorer:

With 20 goals, 27 assists for 47 points in 50 GP- #12 Keegan Allison

12. Bill Shinske Ethics Award  This award like the MVP award is one of our premier awards.  Bill was an individual who in the eyes of the community kept this club going in many ways.  Like Bill, this player plays a prominent role within the club and in the community.  This individual exemplifies a positive attitude, discipline, respect and pride.

#7 Nolan Nicholas

13. Audrey Shinske Memorial Award: This award is given out each year to one graduating member of the Estevan Bruins. It is given to a player who will be moving on to new challenges and adventures and is paired with a $1000 reward. This year’s recipient:

          #16 Wyatt Garagan

 

13.  Rocket Sales & Rental Most Popular Player  This honour goes to the player who is well liked and respected by the fans, media and community during the entire season.

#30 Tyler Fuhr

14.  Spectra Financial Rookie of the Year Award  This player entered his first year of junior hockey this year, and showcases his talents and abilities both on and off the ice.

#23 Josh Rieger

15.  A & W of Estevan Defenseman of The Year Award  Our top defenseman who in the eyes of all plays hard and his work ethic contributes to the team.

#18 Zach Douglas 

16. Tower Café Most Valuable Player Award  This player deserves this award for his efforts both on and off the ice.  His work ethic and dedication towards the team are well showcased.  This athlete plays with heart and wears his “work boots” every game and practice.  He respects the game and gives full respect to his teammates.  In the eyes of many he would be a valuable asset to any club.  An individual who truly is a positive role model and a great ambassador to the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club.

#30 Tyler Fuhr

17. Days Inn Estevan Bruin Play Off MVP – This award is given to the player who showed the most heart, dedication and hard work during the play offs. It is given to the person who rose above the rest, and came to the challenge of truly understanding what “playoff hockey” means to the team.

#22 Lynnden Pastachak 

2013-2014 ANNUAL AWARDS BANQUET AWARD WINNERS

1.  Spectra Financial Rookie of the Year Award – This player entered his first year of junior hockey this year, and showcases his talents and abilities both on and off the ice.

                Nolan Nicholas #7

2.   Defenseman of The Year Award – Our top defenseman who in the eyes of all plays hard and his work ethic contributes to the team.

                Zach Douglas #18

3.  Rocket Sales & Rental Most Popular Player – This honor goes to the player who is well liked and respected by the fans, media and community during the entire season.

                Tanner Froese #15

4.  Econo Furniture & Sound Mr. Hustle Award – A player that showcases his true ability at every game and at all practices. He enthusiastically plays an active role in off ice activities and displays his true colors at all times.

                Ben Johnstone #22 and Austin Rosselin #19

6.  CJ1280 Radio Most Sportsmanlike Player Award – The player who showcases sportsmanship throughout the season to the game, his teammates and his opponents.  A player who truly respects the game for what it is.

                Keaton Longpre #11

7. Abe Berday Memorial Scholastic Award – The player who excelled in the area of education and was in a recognized educational system within the community during his time with the hockey club.

                Matt Gibney #35

8.  Enbridge Pipelines Most Improved Player – A player that has improved from day one with the team on and off the ice.  His abilities allowed him to portray his talents with the club while improving his abilities throughout the season.

                David Robertson #4

9.  JL’s Bike & Skate Most Underrated Player Award – Every season there is one player who gives us 110%  every game and practice but is not recognized for it. This award exemplifies that player.  In addition to his efforts this player shows solid commitment to the club and the game of hockey.

                Keegan Allison #12

10. T&T Repair Rocky Award – The “Rocky” award is given to the player who demonstrates a gritty and hard working attitude on the ice.   He is a physical presence at every game and is well respected by his teammates, coaches and fans for his role.

                RT Rice #21 and Nick Egan #13

11. Royal Bank Community Involvement Award   – A player that has contributed toward the development of our community projects by showcasing his “Bruin” colors through minor hockey, the school programs, senior visits, work around the office and other various activities.

                Nolan Nicholas #7

12. Bill Shinske Ethics Award – This award like the MVP award is one of our premier awards.  Bill was an individual who in the eyes of the community kept this club going in many ways.  Like Bill, this player plays a prominent role within the club and in the community.  This individual exemplifies a positive attitude, discipline, respect and pride.

                Corey Kosloski #23

13. Tower Café Most Valuable Player Award – This player deserves this award for his efforts both on and off the ice.  His work ethic and dedication towards the team are well showcased.  This athlete plays with heart and wears his “work boots” every game and practice.  He respects the game and gives full respect to his teammates.  In the eyes of many he would be a valuable asset to any club.  An individual who truly is a positive role model and a great ambassador to the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club.

             Matt Gibney #35 and Austin Daae #17 

14. Estevan Bruins Training Staff Heart Award – This award goes to the player who shows 100% DEDICATION, DETERMINATION, DISCIPLINE, DRIVE & DESIRE for the season. This award started by the Bruins training staff, Gerry Aspen, Ed Moreau & Richard Winton (Tinty).

                Keegan Allison #12

15. Power Dodge Volunteer of the Year Appreciation Award

This is award was created in 2008 to show appreciation for a volunteer from the community who donates countless hours to enhance the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club as a whole. This person has been involved with the Estevan Bruins Hockey Club for at least two years and has proven to do anything to ensure the success of the club by helping out in every way possible with a positive attitude and a heart that bleeds black and gold.

Richard Winton

16. Estevan Bruins Iron Man Award – This award is given to the player that posted the most games played in the regular season. This player showed dedication & discipline in following a fitness routine in the off season & throughout the season, which allowed him to stay healthy & excel on the ice on game day.

 Tanner Froese

 

17. Days Inn Estevan Bruin Play Off MVP – This award is given to the player who showed the most heart, dedication and hard work during the play offs. It is given to the person who rose above the rest, and came to the challenge of truly understanding what “playoff hockey” means to the team.

Matt Gibney