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Sundogs Recognized In Annual CHL "Best Of The Best"

March 9, 2010 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Arizona Sundogs News Release

PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz. - The Central Hockey League today released its annual "Best of the Best" poll and the Arizona Sundogs received mention in five total categories.

The poll, issued to all 15 CHL member clubs, identifies the top three players or organizations in 46 categories as voted on by coaching staffs, players and front office personnel.

For the third straight year, the Sundogs received top recognition for 'Best Website', beating out the Rio Grande Valley Killer Bees ( and Corpus Christi IceRays (

Also for the third year in a row player/assistant coach and Sundogs captain Chris Bartolone received mention in the poll, finishing third in the 'Best Leader' category behind Riley Nelson (Colorado) and Jeff Bes (Laredo).

Fourth-year-pro and first-year Sundog Konrad Reeder was recognized in the 'Most Annoying Player' category, finishing third behind former Sundogs forward Karl Sellan (Missouri) and Texas' James Hiebert.

The Sundogs communications staff also received a nod in the 'Best Game Notes' category, finishing third to the Killer Bees and IceRays.

The town of Prescott Valley figured into the annual poll this year as well, occupying the number three spot in the 'Best City' category.

Visit for a complete listing of "Best of the Best" poll results and to read Odessa Jackalopes beat writer Lee Scheide's story on this year's results.

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