Froese and Laird win multiple awards at Legionnaires Awards Banquet
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.