Congratulations to all the members that participated in the Downsview Park Premier 2012 Fall program. The following individuals were recognized for their outstanding performances.
The Leading Scorer for the season was Mississauga Hawks Captain Matt Tremblett who amassed an astounding 43 points in 14 regular season games. Matt averaged 3.1 points per game. The Hawks scored 82 goals with Matt being part of over 50% of the Hawks offence. Regarded as a true offensive threat, Matt proved he is the elite scorer of the Premier Division.
Leading his club to a first place finish and a jump of six spots from the previous season this year’s Coach of the Year is Marcel Vieira of the Metro Orangemen. The Orangemen finished with a 13-2-3 record to best all other teams and earned a first round bye in the process. With Marcel at the helm the Orangemen have many bright years ahead of them as Premier contenders.
The Rookie of the Year is awarded to a player who has had his first taste of Premier action. This season there was one man that took the division by storm and logged mega minutes. Justin Rita of the North York Hitmen was used in all crucial situations in his rookie campaign. He will be relied on heavily in future years. Congratulations Justin.
This year’s Top Forward is awarded to Paul Duarte of the Toronto Thunder. Finishing second in the scoring race by one point Paul produced 42 scoring points for the high powered offence of the Thunder. Paul is regarded as a solid two way player and is crucial to the success of the Thunders chase of the Premier Championship.
Leading the Premier Fall Division with 13 wins this season’s recipient as Top Goaltender is awarded to Anthony Ferrante of the Vaughan Red Wings. This young acrobatic goaltender is the cornerstone of the VRW and they will lean on him heavily in the upcoming post season series. Ferrante has many fantastic filled seasons ahead of him and the future is definitely bright for this breakthrough youngster.
Playing defense in the Premier Division might be the toughest position of all to excel at. Regarded as the leader of the young Metro Orangemen this year’s winner as Top Defencemen is Chris Creador of the Metro Orangemen. Chris is the total package possessing speed, strength, vision and leadership qualities that are unmatched. A vital piece in the success the Orangemen have attained this season, Chris is a three time All Star with many more accolades to come.
Congratulations to all the 2013 award winners on performing up and above all expectations.