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Petes Community Gathers for 2023-24 Awards Ceremony

March 26, 2024 - Ontario Hockey League (OHL)
Peterborough Petes News Release

(Peterborough, ON) - Peterborough Petes staff, family, and friends gathered at The Venue on Tuesday, March 26, 2024 for the annual year-end awards ceremony.

Following an opening speech from President of the Petes Board of Directors Dave Lorentz, General Manager and VP of Operations Michael Oke was invited to the stage, where he announced an eight year extension for Head Coach Rob Wilson. Wilson then addressed the crowd, before inviting Captain Jonathan Melee up to say a few words. After the speeches, the following awards were presented:

Mark Teevens Memorial Award (most assists) - Tommy Purdeller (34 assists)

Ed Redmond Memorial Trophy (scholastics and hockey) - Brody Partridge

Outboard Marine Veterans Award (sportsmanship and ability) - Jonathan Melee

Black's Family Trophy (rookie of the year) - Carson Cameron

Vince and Lottie Garvey Award (off-ice contribution) - Tracy and Chip Adamo

Molson Cup (most three-star selections voted by media) - Liam Sztuska

Donnie Marsh Memorial Trophy (most dedication to team) - Cam Gauvreau

Ed Rowe Memorial Award (most goals) - Braydon McCallum (18 goals)

Norm Bryan Award (most improved player) - Braydon McCallum

Ushers Trophy (best defenceman) - Carson Cameron

Bill Bennett/CKPT Memorial Award (leading scorer) - Tommy Purdeller (47 points)

Gary Dalliday Award (community service) - Tommy Purdeller

Petes Executive Trophy (most valuable player voted by teammates) - Liam Sztuska

In addition, the Board of Directors and Alumni Association presented gifts to the graduating and overage players, including Liam Sztuska, Quinn Binnie, Chase Lefebvre, Jonathan Melee, Ryder McIntyre, Tommy Purdeller, and Cam Gauvreau.

Before the night wrapped up, Michael Oke gave a speech acknowledging the Petes players, hockey and business staff, billets, parents, and fans. He continued on by marking on and off ice achievements this season, before getting the crowd excited for the future to come.

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