Medicine Hat Tigers’ Curtis Valk Ryobi Hardest Working Player Of The Year


by Jeff Hubert

March 17, 2014, Calgary, AB (ISN) – The Western Hockey League in collaboration with Ryobi Power Tools, is pleased to congratulate Curtis Valk as the winner of the 2014 WHL Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the Year.

Curtis’ dependability, quality of play and commitment to his team have earned him the title of WHL Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the Year. As part of winning this title, Curtis is the recipient of a $2000 scholarship and a Ryobi 6pc combination kit courtesy of Ryobi Power Tools.

“Ryobi is proud to partner with the WHL on the Ryobi Hardest Working Player Program for the 2014 season”, commented Mitch Dennehy, VP Sales and Marketing with Ryobi Canada. “This season Curtis Valk demonstrated unrelenting focus, true commitment and exceptional skill winning him the title of Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the Year. We are proud to partner with the WHL on a program that celebrates athletes that demonstrate the core values that Ryobi Canada prides itself on.”

“We would like to thank Ryobi for sponsoring this program”, commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison. “We would also like to congratulate Curtis Valk of the Medicine Hat Tigers for capturing the title of the WHL Ryobi Hardest Working Player. Curtis has enjoyed an outstanding WHL career and is a most deserving recipient of this award.”

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