BROOKS, Alta. – Hockey Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Junior Hockey League, announced Friday the award recipients for the National Junior A Championship, currently taking place in Brooks, Alta.
The honourees were chosen based on round robin play at the five-team event.
MOST VALUABLE PLAYER (ROLAND MERCIER TROPHY)
Francis Boisvert, (G) Ottawa Jr. A Senators
Ryan Mahshie, Brooks Bandits
Luke Bast, Brooks Bandits
Logan Neaton, Prince George Spruce Kings
MOST SPORTSMANLIKE PLAYER (TUBBY SCHMALTZ TROPHY)
Simon Gravel, Brooks Bandits
Spencer Kersten, Oakville Blades
Semifinal play in the NJAC goes Saturday with the host Brooks Bandits taking on the Ottawa Jr. A Senators at 2 p.m. MT/4 p.m. ET in Game 1 of the day while the Prince George Spruce Kings will meet the Oakville Blades in Game 2 at 7 p.m. MT/9 p.m. ET.
The two winners will then face-off in the NJAC championship game Sunday at 3 p.m. MT, which can be seen on TSN.
Photo credits: Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada Images