Each season individuals at their respective positions are awarded for their excellent performances. With many deserving individuals at each position the choice to select one becomes more difficult with every passing session. Here are your 2013/14 Premier award winners. Congratulations to all.
Leading his club to an undefeated regular season this year’s winner as Coach of the Year is Marcel Vieira of the Metro Orangemen. The Orangemen under Marcel’s tutelage over the last five years have grown in leaps and bounds and are now considered a perennial favourite to capture every session they join. Congratulations Marcel.
Frankie Giustini of the Vaughan Pylons was the Premier Leagues Scoring Leader. Amassing a truly remarkable 30 points on 20 goals and 10 assists Frankie has not missed a beat since the promotion of the Vaughan Pylons into Premier and the subsequent move from the Brampton Express. Frankie is a young explosive scorer who will have many scoring championships in his future. Congratulations Frankie.
Making the jump to that next level of superstar status Jonathan Pulicicchio of the North York Hitmen had a break through session and was named Top Forward. A remarkable offensive threat Jon amassed 26 points in 13 games averaging two points per game. Jon’s season was capped as he led the Hitmen to the Premier title. Congratulations Jon.
The job of a goaltender is to win games and give your team a chance to win every contest they line up for. This year’s recipient as Top Goaltender is Anthony Flores of the Metro Orangemen. Anthony posted a remarkable 13-0-1 record, a 2.29 GAA and 1 shutout. Amazing stats for a goaltender, competing at the highest level in the Province. Congratulations Anthony.
In their first season in the Premier Division the Barrie Flyers had many bright spots. For every promoted team it takes an adjusting period to the speed and pace of the game. Cory Wick of the Barrie Flyers is the this year’s winner as Top Defencemen as he anchored the Flyers back end and logged the most floor time on the squad. Congratulations Cory.
Each year we recognize a player who in their first full season exceeds expectation and has a bright future ahead of themselves. This year’s winner of Top Rookie from the North York Hitmen is Kodi Hollingsworth. Kodi was a vital piece in the success of the Hitmen in the winter season and contributed with timely goals and spirited play during both the regular season and the post season. Kodi scored the game winner and series clinching goal in the finals versus Vaughan Red Wings. Congratulations Kodi.