The Keystone Junior Hockey League is excited to announce it's award finalists for the leagues' Most Sportsmanlike Player. The Most Sportsmanlike Player award is bestowed upon an individual who has demonstrated extraordinary team play and spirit, both in thier approach to the game and thier attitude towards their teammates during the regular season.
The three nominees (listed in no particular order) are as follows:
Ethan Daniels, Peguis Juniors - Ethan Daniels is a veteran player for the Peguis Juniors. Playing on the top line, he finished second on the team in scoring with 32 goals and 65 assists (which led the KJHL) for 97 points.His 3.6 points per game helped the Juniors secure third place, keeping them out of the survivor series. He had 20 penalty minutes on the season.
Kadin Ross, Cross Lake Islanders - Rookie Kadin Ross helped the Islanders to a respectable .500 record. He finished third on his team in scoring with 22 goals and 33 assists for 55 points in 28 games. He finished the season with only 2 minor penalties for an outstanding 4 total minutes.
Bryson Werbicki-Mallet, OCN Storm - Veteran Bryson Werbicki-Mallet led the OCN Storm this season, helping them wrap up home ice in the KJHL semifinals. He put up 41 goals and 48 assists for an amazing 89 points in 25 games, leading the team in each offensive category. His 3.6 points per game were outstanding, but he also only took two minor penalties for 4 total minutes.
Congratulations to all of the nominees!
The League Most Sportsmanlike Player will be announced on March 19, 2020. Keep an eye on the league website and social media for further details.