Prince Albert SK – The Prince Albert Raiders wrapped up their home schedule on Friday night and honoured their best with the annual player awards on ice at the Art Hauser Centre.
In a pre-game presentation, the Century 21 Lionel Diehl Hardest Working Player Award was given to team captain Tim Vanstone. The second award handed out before puck drop went to Rylan Parenteau, who was named the Parkland Ambulance Humanitarian of the year.
The remainder of the annual awards were handed out following the game. The awards presentation was highlighted by Reid Gardiner and Parenteau, who split the Prince Albert Co-op Most Valuable Player Award.
Parenteau was also the winner of the newest team honour, the Source for Sports Players’ Choice Award. Voted on by his fellow teammates, the award is given to a player that embodies perseverance and determination in all areas of his game. This player shows all qualities of a “True Raider” both on and off the ice with leadership integrity and an incredible work ethic.
Here are the 2015-2016 award winners:
Parkland Ambulance Humanitarian Award – Rylan Parenteau
Presented by Trevor Dutchak
Century 21 Lionel Diehl Hardest Working Player of the Year – Tim Vanstone
Presented by Denise Sproull
Jim Pattison Group Three Stars Award – Reid Gardiner
Presented by Curtis Hunt
Molson Cup Three Star Awards
1st – Reid Gardiner, 2nd – Rylan Parenteau, 3rd – Jordan Tkatch
Presented by John Holash
Scholastic Player of the Year – Parker Kelly
Presented by Geraldine Arpin
Investors Group Best Conditioned Raider – Rylan Parenteau
Presented by Brenden Turner
Ches Leach Most Improved Player of the Year Award – Vojtech Budik
Presented by Colin Fraser
Northern Lights Casino Leading Scorer Award – Reid Gardiner
Presented by Loren Sproat
Source for Sports Players’ Choice Award – Rylan Parenteau
Presented by Dawn Kilmer
CTV Best Defensive Forward Award – Jordan Tkatch
Presented by Teena Monteleone
North Star Signs Most Valuable Defenseman – Jesse Lees & Brendan Guhle
Presented by Jerry Bergen
Broda Construction Rookie of the Year Award – Parker Kelly
Presented by Corey Crawford
Prince Albert Co-op Most Valuable Player Award – Reid Gardiner & Rylan Parenteau
Presented by Dean McKim
The Raiders will close out the 2015-16 WHL regular season on the road on Saturday night versus the Saskatoon Blades.