Rangers Hold Annual Awards Banquet
The Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club held their Annual Awards Banquet last night in the Ballroom at Bingemans in Kitchener.
Centre Jeff Skinner was the night's big winner, taking home six awards including Most Valuable Player. He was also the first player to win the Don Cameron 50 Goal Award since Ron Goodall won the award during the 86-87 season.
Other multiple award winners included defencemen John Moore and Captain Dan Kelly.
The Rangers also recognized five graduating players; Jason Akeson, Patrik Andersson, Mike Mascioli, John Moore and Matt Tipoff as well as their three overage players: Dan Kelly, Chris MacKinnon and Julian Cimadamore.
Other team awards were presented as followed:
570 NEWS 3 Star Award: Jeff Skinner
Kitchener Rangers Most Popular Player: Jeff Skinner
Herchenrader Family Trophy (Best Defensive Ability): Dan Kelly
Les Bradley Memorial Award (Most Improved Player): Michael Catenacci
Jim McGeachie Memorial Trophy (Outstanding Team Effort): Ben Fanelli
Charles Chalkin Memorial Trophy (Best Performer in Playoffs): Dan Kelly and Jeff Skinner
Bob "Snowy" Schlieman Award (Best Offensive Defenseman): John Moore
Ted Scharf Humanitarian Award sponsored by Kitchener Sports Association: John Moore
Harold Gowing Memorial Trophy (Most Improved KMHA Product): N/A
Jim Reilly Trophy (Scoring Champion): Chris MacKinnon and Jeff Skinner
Michael Pappert Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year): Gabriel Landeskog
Blueline Club Trophy (Most Gentlemanly Player): Ryan Murphy
Jim Malleck Memorial Trophy (Most Valuable Player): Jeff Skinner
Don Cameron Trophy (50 Goal Award): Jeff Skinner
Congratulations to the Kitchener Rangers Hockey Club and all of the 2009-10 award winners.
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