Froese and Laird win mul­ti­ple awards at Le­gion­naires Awards Ban­quet

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Hand­ing out their an­nual awards was one of the fi­nal pieces of busi­ness for the Swift Cur­rent Home Hard­ware AAA Mid­get Le­gion­naires hockey club at their awards ban­quet on Fe­bru­ary 20.

Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos prospect Zac Mackay was named the Barrett & Wiskar Top Rookie af­ter he fin­ished third in team scor­ing with 15 goals and 15 as­sists in 37 games as a 15-year-old. Mackay also played nine games for the Swift Cur­rent Bron­cos this sea­son and rep­re­sented Saskatchew­an at the Canada Win­ter Games in Hal­i­fax.

Saska­toon’s Dex­ter Bricker was named the New Fam­ily Chi­ro­prac­tic Most Im­proved Player. Bricker, 15, posted five goals and six as­sists in 40 games.

Brock Houn­sell was the re­cip­i­ent of the Dick Mc­Carthy Me­mo­rial Top De­fense­man af­ter post­ing one goal and 14 as­sists in 36 games. The Martensvil­le na­tive was the team’s top scor­ing de­fense­man in his first sea­son with the club.

The New Fam­ily Chi­ro­prac­tic Coach Award was shared by Cody McKin­non and Matthew Boha. McKin­non posted six goals and five as­sists in 44 games, while Boha chipped in a goal and seven as­sists in 23 games on the blue­line.

De­fense­man Ed­win Hooken­son was named the Sub­way Scholas­tic Player.

Tan­ner Froese was re­warded as the Mur­ray McGillivra­y Me­mo­rial Top Scorer af­ter he led the team with 23 goals, 24 as­sists, and 47 points in 44 games. Froese also took home the Sub­way Most Game Stars award as well.

Alex Laird was a dou­ble win­ner as he took home the Shaw Cable Play­ers Choice Award and the Shan­non Rein­hart Me­mo­rial Most Valu­able Player tro­phy. Laird fin­ished sec­ond in scor­ing with 19 goals, 24 as­sists, and 43 points.

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