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Vancouver Giants Announce 2019-20 Award Winners

April 20, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Vancouver Giants News Release

Vancouver, B.C. - Earlier today on Sportsnet 650 the Vancouver Giants announced their 2019-20 award winners.

Tristen Nielsen and Cole Shepard both received three individual awards while Bowen Byram and Alex Kannok Leipert each received two. A full list of 2019-20 Vancouver Giants award winners can be found below:

Season Ticket Holder(s) of the Year: Tony Edelsward and Tapestry Andrews

Jock McGrandle Volunteer of the Year: Ken Melech

Players Choice Award(s): Milos Roman (1999 - F) / Jackson Shepard (2000 - F)

Three Stars Awards: Bowen Byram (2001 - D), David Tendeck (1999 - G), Tristen Nielsen (2000 - F)

Sultan Thiara Plus-Minus Award: Justin Sourdif (2002 - F)

Unsung Hero Award: Seth Bafaro (2000 - D)

Bublé Iron Man Award: Alex Kannok Leipert (2000 - D)

Most Improved Player Award: Tristen Nielsen (2000 - F)

Graduating Player Awards: Milos Roman (1999 - F), Tyler Preziuso (1999 - F), David Tendeck (1999 - G)

Save-On-Foods High-School Scholastic Player of the Year: Cole Shepard (2002 - F)

Post-Secondary Academic Player of the Year: Trent Miner (2001 - G)

White Spot Humanitarian of the Year Award: Tristen Nielsen (2000 - F)

Most Sportsmanlike Player Award: Cole Shepard (2000 - F)

Pat Quinn Defenceman of the Year Award: Bowen Byram (2001 - D)

Milan Ilich Rookie of the Year Award: Cole Shepard (2002 - F)

Bruce Allen Inspirational Leadership Award: Alex Kannok Leipert (2000 - D)

Gordie Howe Top Scorer Award: Tristen Nielsen (2000 - F)

P.C. Toigo Most Valuable Player Award: Bowen Byram (2001 - D)

The Vancouver Giants wish to congratulate all 2019-20 award winners.

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