The Leafs handed out plenty of accolades to its players at the Hume Hotel on March 27. L-R, back row: Brendan Makay, Michael LeNoury, Brent Headon, Caiden Kreitz and Sawyer Hunt. Front row: Jack Karran, Josh Williams, Ryan Cooper and Logan Wullum. Photo: Tyler Harper

Nelson Leafs hand out year-end awards

The team feted its players and volunteers Tuesday night

Josh Williams was named the Nelson Leafs’ most valuable player at the team’s annual awards banquet Tuesday.

Williams led the KIJHL with a 1.86 goals-against average, a .937 save percentage among goaltenders with at least 20 appearances during the regular season. He also had a league-leading seven shutouts.

The 20 year old was also named the league’s top goaltender during the event at the Hume Hotel.

Sawyer Hunt won the Leafs’ leading scorer award with 14 goals and 40 points. Hunt is the first Leaf to score more than 50 points during a regular season since the 2013-14 campaign.

Ryan Cooper was honoured as the rookie of the year for leading the team in goals with 22 and finishing with 41 points.

Michael LeNoury was awarded the team’s best defenceman trophy, and Jack Karran was tipped as the Leafs’ top playoff performer.

Other winners included:

Logan Wullum (coaches choice, most spirited); Brendan Makay (most improved player, scholastic player of the year); Brent Headon (most popular, unsung hero); Ryan Piva (sportsmanship); and Caiden Kreitz (citizenship).



tyler.harper@nelsonstar.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

David Hogg named Nelson’s 2018 Citizen of the Year

Hogg has led the Kootenay Kiltie Pipe Band for 30 years

Two missing in Pend d’Oreille crash

A 15-year-old male and 18-year-old female both from Fruitvale are missing and presumed deceased

LETTERS: Joining climate strike wasn’t skipping school

From readers Loreena Semple and Art Joyce

Judge: Nelson not liable for snowbank injury

A woman sued the city after injuring herself in 2015

Beaver Valley Nitehawks oust Nelson Leafs from playoffs

The Nitehawks eliminate number-1 division seed Nelson Leafs from playoffs with Game-6 victory

VIDEO: RCMP ask kids to help name soon-to-be police dogs

13 German shepherd puppies will be born this year

Horvat scores 16 seconds into OT as Canucks beat Blackhawks 3-2

Pettersson sets rookie scoring record for Vancouver

No injuries, pollution in Vancouver Harbour ship collision: Transport Canada

Transportation Safety Board says it has deployed a team of investigators look into the incident

Budget 2019: Five things to watch for in the Liberals’ final fiscal blueprint

Finance Minister Bill Morneau will release the Trudeau government’s final budget on Tuesday

New concussion guidelines launched for Canada’s Olympians, Paralympians

The guidelines will be in effect at this summer’s Pan American, Parapan American Games in Lima, Peru

Alphonso Davies doubtful for Canada game against French Guiana in Vancouver

Canada will be without injured captain Scott Arfield and veteran Will Johnson

Watchdog called after man who yelled racial slurs at B.C. vigil hurt during arrest

BC RCMP say man was ‘acting suspiciously’ at prayer vigil for victims of New Zealand mosque shootings

NDP’s Jagmeet Singh steps into the House of Commons, making history

Burnaby South MP becomes first visible minority to lead a federal party in the House of Commons

Most Read