The WWHSHL 21st Season Award nominees and winners were honoured at tonight's Excellence and Leadership Awards Gala.
Sam Tougas, VP, acting President & Kelvin Clippers head coach, welcomed a record crowd who celebrated the fire and passion of the season, and the many accomplishments of players, coaches and teams.
Thank you to Shawn Churchill, CTV Sports Director, Mike McIntyre, Winnipeg Free Press Sports Reporter, and Karen Taraska-Alcock, Hire Marketing owner, for sponsoring the League and presenting their respective division awards; and to Ken Lazaruk, Referee-in-Chief, for presenting the WWHSHL Leadership Awards.
Congratulations to all award winners, who are listed below. And a very special thank you to all coaches, officials, volunteers and fans for a great season, and for supporting and advancing women's hockey for the benefit and enjoyment of all our players!
WWHSHL Graduating Player Scholarships:
Fiona Dunn, SJR Eagles; Jaime McNicholl, CJS Olympiens; and Hailee Morisseau, PCI Saints
WWHSHL Referees' Coaches Sportsmanship Award:
Glenlawn Lions - Head coach Guy Anderson, assistant coaches Michelle Anderson and Sarah Hnytka, and Manager John Poulter
|CTV||Winnipeg Free Press||Hire Marketing|
|Top Scorer Award|
|Emma Klippenstein, Shaftesbury Titans||Annaliese Meier, Sturgeon Heights Huskies||Hayley Broatch, West Kildonan Wolverines|
|Top Defence Award|
|Emma Klippenstein, Shaftesbury Titans||Kiera Shawluk, PCI Saints||Kendall Manness, Sanford Sabres|
|Top Goaltender Award|
|Taylor McDermott, Vincent Massey Trojans||Jaxi Woo, JH Bruns Broncos||Kailee Anderson, Kildonan East Reivers|
|Top Rookie Award|
|Gabi Dawyduk, St. Mary's Flames||Aidan Roberts, Sturgeon Heights Huskies||Samantha Blackburn, Glenlawn Lions|
|Top Sportswoman Award|
|Haley Proteau, Shaftesbury Titans||Madison Jopling, Garden City Gophers||Kelsey Barr, Glenlawn Lions|
|Emma Klippenstein, Shaftesbury Titans||Annaliese Meier, Sturgeon Heights Huskies||Taylor Hildebrand, Sanford Sabres|
|Regular Season 1st Place Teams|
|Shaftesbury Titans||PCI Saints||Sanford Sabres|
|Division Championship Finalists|
|Shafesbury Titans||JH Bruns Broncos||Glenlawn Lions|
|Vincent Massey Trojans||Garden City Gophers||Sanford Sabres|