Vancouver, Coast & Mountains
Jake Kryski, F, BWC
Dante Fabbro, D, BWC
Beck Malenstyn, F, OHA via South Delta
Quinn Benjafield, F, NSWC
Dante Hannoun, F, NSWC
Matt Barberis, D, BWC
Tak Anholt, F, NSWC
Davis Koch, F, OHA via Semiahmoo
Marshall Skapski, D, Abbotsford
Caleb Fantillo, F, Coquitlam
Cody Paivaranta, D, Abbotsford
Keyvan Mokhtari, F, NSWC
Ty Westgard, F, Semiahmoo
Kyle Uy, F, BWC
Clint Colebourn, D, NSWC
Dennis Cholowski, D, Langley
Jordan Dawson, D, South Delta
Robbie Johnson, F, Kamloops
Cody Allen, D, Kamloops
Josh Anderson, D, Cowichan
Brendon DeJong, Juan De Fuca
Cariboo Chilcotin Coast
Keith Redden, F, Quesnel
Cole Slaney, D, Quesnel
Northern British Columbia
Darren Hards, F, Prince George
Jamie Ferguson, G, Pringe George
Jordan Roy, F, Lethbridge via Cranbrook
Rankings include B.C.’s best homegrown ’98-born Bantam players (not including transplanted players from other provinces or the U.S.).
In June, the selection committee will evaluate applications and announce a winner.
The 2013 Minor Hockey Player of the Year award will be presented at July’s BC Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Celebration. The award goes to the B.C. minor hockey player who best exemplifies sportsmanship, leadership, hockey ability & performance, and school & community participation.
B.C. Hockey Hall of Famer Dave Babych chairs a committee that includes Billy Coupland (Former NHL scout and current WHL Kelowna Rockets hockey department), Mario DiBella (MML Kootenay Ice head coach), Jim Hardington (WHL Moose Jaw Warriors B.C. region scout), Adam Hayduk (BCHL Alberni Valley Bulldogs assistant coach), Wade Klippenstein (WHL Prince George Cougars assistant GM and director of player personnel), Chris Moulton (WHL Spokane Chiefs director of scouting), Garry Popchinski (WHL Victoria Royals director of scouting), and Trevor Sprague (MML Cariboo Cougars head coach).
For detailed info on the award, go to hockeynow.ca, click ‘B.C. Edition,’ and click ‘Events.’Back to Top
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