Capitals Hand Out Hardware

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Duncan, BCThe Cowichan Capitals held the club’s annual Duncan Lions Club awards banquet Tuesday night with Storm Phaneuf picking up the most hardware including team MVP, fan favourite, and the 3 star award.

It was also a big night for Matt Hudie as the 19 year-old picked up Rookie of the Year as well as Most Sportsmanlike Player. Corey Hoffman and Ayden MacDonald share the Playoff MVP award as both put up big offensive numbers in the Caps playoff series with Powell River but also did excellent work in all three zones.
Veteran defenseman Ben Verrall earned the Unsung Hero award while graduating forward Pat Geary picked up the Coach’s Award for his leadership, professionalism, and dedication both on and off the ice. Chris Harpur earned the Defensive Defenseman award while fellow blue liner Josh Owings took home the Most Improved Player nod. Ryan Burton earned the Faceoff Award for the second straight season for his fantastic work on the draw.
It was a fun evening celebrating the past season and recognizing graduating players and those moving on to college hockey next year. On behalf of the Capitals, thank to you all those moving on and to those players returning for next season, it’s a bright road ahead!
White Spot Most Valuable Player – Storm Phaneuf
Playoff MVP – Corey Hoffman/Ayden MacDonald
Rookie of the Year – Matt Hudie
Top Defensive Defenseman – Chris Harpur
Duncan Rotary Club Coach’s Award – Pat Geary
Most Inspirational – Adam Osczevski
Unsung Hero – Ben Verrall
Leading Scorer – Kade Kehoe
Most Popular Player – Storm Phaneuf
CVRD Most Sportsmanlike Player – Matt Hudie
Most Improved – Josh Owings
Top Gun Defenseman – Mitch Meek
Faceoff Award – Ryan Burton
3 Star Award – Storm Phaneuf
Jeff Price Memorial Volunteer of the Year – Natasha Winter

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