The Hockey Writers’ Association of Canada’s annual awards roundup: Best of the year
The Hockey Writer’s Association of Calgary announced the winners of the 2017 Canadian Hockey Writers Association Awards in the wake of the NHL’s announcement that the team was moving to Las Vegas for the 2018-19 season.
The awards were presented at the 2018 Canadian Hockey Awards, held at the Canadian Tire Centre, from Oct. 4-9.
A special honour was also bestowed upon the winners for the first time this season, as the players who played most significant roles in the team’s success at the 2016 Winter Olympics in Sochi were also honoured.
The winners were announced on Monday.
The nominees are:Cody Glass, CCH, Calgary Flames; Michael Del Zotto, CCHA, Calgary Hitmen; Daniel Alfredsson, OHL, Ottawa 67s; Tyler Johnson, WHL, Edmonton Oil Kings; Matt Fraser, WCH, Kelowna Rockets; Brendan Lemieux, WPG, Portland Winterhawks; Mike Fisher, WCHA, Portland Pirates; Jake Gardiner, WJC, Milwaukee Admirals; Adam Larsson, AHL, Utica Comets; Brett Pollock, W, Montreal Canadiens; Matt Murray, WBC, Brandon Wheat Kings; Mike Reilly, WIS, Winnipeg Jets; Jiri Hudler, WSO, Winnipeg Wolves; Brett Watson, WOS, Windsor Spitfires; Brendan Leipsic, WSH, Winnipeg Huskies; Nikita Scherbak, WJHL, Brandon Jets; Matt Stajan, WJR, Hamilton Bulldogs; Ben Smith, WJS, Calgary Stampeders; Nick Spaling, WKS, Hamilton Storm; Marko Dano, WSI, Halifax Mooseheads; Matt Tablisi, WSM, Halifax River Hawks; Jhonas Enroth, WKN, Edmonton Oilers; Connor Hellebuyck, WSN, Toronto Marlies; Adam McQuaid, WJM, Toronto Maple Leafs; Max Jones, WPH, Toronto Raptors; Ryan Strome, WQH, Toronto Red Wings; Brendan Morrison, WJB, Toronto Blue Jays; Joonas Korpisalo, WJJ, Vancouver Canucks; Dylan Strome and Cody Glass, WBI, Winnipeg Bulldogs; Daniel Carr, WBJ, Toronto Wolfpack; Zach Fucale, WQB, Winnipeg Wildcats; Brendan Perlini, WBO, Winnipeg Knights; Jacob Larsson and Connor Heleneault, WZR, Vancouver Giants; Brendan Gaunce, WBB, Vancouver Huskies.
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