2016-17 Highway Hockey League Award Winners

Highway Hockey League 2016-17 Awards

Ken Hale Memorial Award Manager of the Year: Randy Kuntz - Lumsden Monarchs

Lynwood Miller Coach of the Year Award: Darrell Orban - Strasbourg Maroons

HHL Most Valuable Player Award: Kyle Ross - Bethune Bulldogs

Eckdahl-Jenkins Memorial Award – Most Valuable Player Local: Mark Cross - Strasbourg Maroons

Stats-Van Trott Award Rookie of the Year: Riley Focht-Gabriel - Raymore Rockets

HHL Most Sportsmanlike Player Award: Eric Schultz - Strasbourg Maroons

All-Star Goaltender: Ryan Holfeld - Bethune Bulldogs

All-Star Defencemen: Joel Kot – Bethune Bulldogs

Andrew Perrault – Lumsden Monarchs

All-Star Center: Kyle Ross – Bethune Bulldogs

All Star Right Wing: Drew George - Bethune Bulldogs

All-Star Left Wing: Greg Ferguson - Strasbourg Maroons

Tyson Sievert HHL Scoring Champion: Kyle Ross – Bethune Bulldogs G 24 A 33 – pts 57

Pennant Winners: Bethune Bulldogs 17-0-0 - 34 pts

Gunnar Lindal Memorial Team Goaltending Trophy (2 Plaques): Ryan Holfeld & Ryan Seibel - Bethune Bulldogs 17-0-0 - 34 points 2.81 GAA

Award plaques will be given out at upcoming games

President's Update - February 27th, 2017

Bethune and Lumsden move on in Provincials…Congratulations to the Bethune Bulldogs defeating the Milestone Flyers 6-3 on Saturday evening in Bethune and moving on to the southern final of Provincial ‘A’ winning their series 2-0. Kyle Ross scored twice including a power play goal. Also scoring for the Bulldogs were Justin Bernhardt, Lucas Ulmer, Russ Nielson and Matt Strueby. Bethune outshot Milestone 44-28. In Lumsden on Friday evening the Monarchs defeated the Balgonie Bisons 5-2 and won this series 2-0. The Monarchs were down 2-1 after two periods but scored four unanswered goals in the final frame to secure the win. Lumsden got scoring from Torrey Lindsay, Jared Adams, Andrew Perrault, Liam Brennan and Tyler Penny. The Monarchs outshot the Bisons 40-28. Lumsden now will play the Bethune Bulldogs in the south final. Game one of this series will be Sunday in Bethune at 5 p.m. Last year these two teams met in the series going into the south final and Bethune prevailed 3-2 and 6-5 in OT. In the north two teams from the Sask West Hockey League are playing each other in the north final…..Wilkie Outlaws versus the Kindersley Red Lions.

In Provincial ‘C’ the Raymore Rockets will be playing the south final against the Whitewood Orioles of the Triangle Hockey League. In Provincial ‘B’ Wynyard hosts Watrous on Monday evening in game two of the two game total point series trailing 11-6.

President's Update - February 20th, 2017

Maroons and Rockets move on to semi-finals…The Strasbourg Maroons defeated the Avonlea Arrows 7-2 last Wednesday evening in Avonlea and moved on to the semi-finals to face the Lumsden Monarchs. Mark Cross led the way for the Maroons with three goals and two assists. Dylan Marcott, Tyson Orban, Donovan Thompson and Tanner Exner with a power play goal also scored for Strasbourg. Brendon Lewis and Cole Boychuk scored for the Arrows. Tyler Kifferling picked up the win in net for the Maroons and Jesse Gooding was in net for the Arrows. Each team was assessed four minor penalties and two misconducts. Also on Wednesday evening the Raymore Rockets defeated the Cupar Canucks in overtime 4-3 in Cupar to move on to the semi-finals against the Bethune Bulldogs. Cody Hall scored the first goal of the game to give the Canucks a 1-0 lead but Tyrell Shulko scored a power play goal late in the period and it was 1-1 going into the second period. In the second period Shulko scored his second goal of the game and it was 2-1 Raymore going into the second period. Early in the third period Nelson Davis scored to give the Rockets a 3-1 lead. The Canucks would then capitalize twice on the power play with goals from Cody Hall and Matthew Boha and this game headed to overtime. Fifty-one seconds into the overtime period Travis Mohr scored to give the Rockets the win. Riley Focht-Gabriel picked up the win in net for the Rockets. Devon Geber, an AP for the Canucks, played his first HHL game filling in for the injured Colby Miller and played well in net for the Canucks.


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