AFHL Award Winners Announced

RED DEER – The Female ADM Committee have chosen the annual award winners for the 2018-19 season in each division.

Bantam Elite

Most Valuable Player – Jorja Nystrom, North Central Impact

Top Goaltender – Asia Kachuk, Sherwood Park Royals

Top Rookie – Lana Duriez, Lloydminster Jr. Steelers

Coach of the Year – David Fleming, North Central Impact

Midget Elite

Most Valuable Player – Madison Porter, Sherwood Park Fury

Top Goaltender – Cassidy Brown, Calgary Fire Red

Top Rookie – Arilyn Toews, Peace Country Storm

Coach of the Year – David Addison, Calgary Fire Red

Midget AAA

Most Valuable Player – Madison Willan, St. Albert Slash

Top Goaltender – Bella McKee, Lloydminster Steelers

Top Rookie – Jenna Goodwin, St. Albert Slash

Coach of the Year – Terry Johnson, Calgary Fire

AFHL Administrator of the Year – Denise Broadbent, North Central Impact

AFHL Scholarship Recipients

Official: Mikala Brown (Northern Lakes College, Paramedic)

Mikala is 21 years old and grew up in Lloydminster, but currently resides in Cold Lake. She began officiating hockey when she was 12 years old, and became a level three official as well as a instructor when she was 18. Mikala currently works all levels of minor hockey, as well as male Junior B and men’s Senior AA. She graduated from her primary care paramedic program in 2017 and currently works for Cold Lake Ambulance. In the fall of 2019 Mikala will be attending the Advanced Care Paramedic program at Northern Lakes College.

Coach: Morgan Casson (Grant MacEwan University, Nursing)

Morgan is a fourth year centre for the MacEwan Griffins and a three time ACAC champion. She is in her second year of a Bachelor of science in Nursing degree. Morgan has been a coach for three years, as well as been the program coordinator and founder of the Jr. Griffins female spring hockey program.

Midget Elite: MaKenna Zanewich, Lethbridge Cyclones (University of Lethbridge, Nursing)

Makenna was born and raised in Lethbridge, and started playing hockey at the age of nine. She has played with the Lethbridge Midget Elite Cyclones for the past three years, and was name Captian this past season. Makenna will graduate from the French Immersion Program at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in June. She has received an early admission offer to the University of Lethbridge in the Bachelor of Nursing Program, and will begin her studies in September 2019.

Midget AAA: Darcee Hall, Red Deer Chiefs (University of Windsor, General Studies)

Darcee was born and raised in Delia, AB. She has played with the Midget AAA Sutter Fund Chiefs for the past two seasons. Her time competing in the AFHL has allowed her to accomplish her educational and physical goals as she will be attending the University of Windsor in the fall where she will be playing hockey and studying psychology. Aside from hockey, Darcee has been a member of Team Alberta Baseball for the past six years. She prides herself in being a multi-sport student athlete who has found success in sport and the classroom and she hopes to continue this through post secondary.