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NA3HL announces 2015-16 divisional awards Junior Hockey News

Published: Thursday, 7 Apr 2016  
By: Alex Kyrias


All six divisions recognized with player awards

 

FRISCO, TX – The North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL) has announced its award winners for the 2015-16 All-Divisional Teams, as well as, divisional awards for MVP, Forward of the Year, Defenseman of the Year, Goaltender of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Community Service, Leadership and Academic Awards as voted by the league’s coaches and general managers, based upon performance during the 2015-16 regular season.

 

All-Central Division Awards

 

2015-16 Central Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Brett Gravelle, North Iowa Bulls

2015-16 Central Division Defenseman of the Year: Adam Orn, North Iowa Bulls

2015-16 Central Division Goaltender of the Year: Tommi Ahlgren, North Iowa Bulls

2015-16 Central Division Rookie of the Year: Marshall Barnes, North Iowa Bulls

2015-16 Central Division Academic Achievement Award: Toon De Schepper, La Crosse Freeze

2015-16 Central Division Community Service Award: Justin Edwards, La Crosse Freeze

2015-16 Central Division Leadership Award: Joe Burgmeier, North Iowa Bulls

 

2015-16 All-Central Division Team

Forward: Peter Henderson, Wisconsin Whalers

Forward: Brett Gravelle, North Iowa Bulls

Forward: Austin Jackson, North Iowa Bulls

Defenseman: Adam Orn, North Iowa Bulls

Defenseman: Jared Bromberg, La Crosse Freeze

Goaltender: Tommi Ahlgren, North Iowa Bulls

 

All-East Division Awards

 

2015-16 East Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Kevin Shand, Metro Jets

2015-16 East Division Defenseman of the Year: Corey Siwula, West Michigan Wolves

2015-16 East Division Goaltender of the Year: Kam Limburg, Metro Jets

2015-16 East Division Rookie of the Year: Ricky Kwapich, Toledo Cherokee

2015-16 East Division Academic Achievement Award: Graham Day, Metro Jets

2015-16 East Division Community Service Award: James Stack, Pittsburgh Vengeance

2015-16 East Division Leadership Award: Matt Dempsey, Metro Jets

 

2015-16 All-East Division Team

Forward: Kevin Shand, Metro Jets

Forward: Dakota Ulmer, West Michigan Wolves

Forward: Mathias Tellstrom, Metro Jets

Defenseman: Corey Siwula, West Michigan Wolves

Defenseman: David Bogart, Toledo Cherokee

Goaltender: Kam Limburg, Metro Jets

 

All-Frontier Division Awards

 

2015-16 Frontier Division Most Valuable Player & Defenseman of the Year: Nick Thompson, Bozeman Icedogs

2015-16 Frontier Division Forward of the Year: Ricards Bernhards, Great Falls Americans

2015-16 Frontier Division Goaltender of the Year: Stephen Frank, Bozeman Icedogs

2015-16 Frontier Division Rookie of the Year: Tanner Congdon, Great Falls Americans

2015-16 Frontier Division Academic Achievement Award: Jacob Yoho, Billings Bulls

2015-16 Frontier Division Community Service Award: Kyle Hayter, Helena Bighorns

2015-16 Frontier Division Leadership Award: Nick Elliot, Yellowstone Quake

 

2015-16 All-Frontier Division Team

Forward: Ricards Bernhards, Great Falls Americans

Forward: Chris Nicolai, Billings Bulls

Forward: Kegan Couture, Bozeman Icedogs

Defenseman: Nick Thompson, Bozeman Icedogs

Defenseman: Matt Runyon, Yellowstone Quake

Goaltender: Stephen Frank, Bozeman Icedogs

 

All-Midwest Division Awards

 

2015-16 Midwest Division Most Valuable Player & Defenseman of the Year: Joe Nolan, St. Louis Jr. Blues

2015-16 Midwest Division Forward of the Year: Andrej Buchko, Peoria Mustangs

2015-16 Midwest Division Goaltender of the Year: Nicholas Ottenbacher, Nashville Jr. Predators

2015-16 Midwest Division Rookie of the Year: Joe Nolan, St. Louis Jr. Blues

2015-16 Midwest Division Academic Achievement Award: Samuel Dorff, Cincinnati Thunder

2015-16 Midwest Division Community Service Award: Sam Maddox, St. Louis Jr. Blues

2015-16 Midwest Division Leadership Award: Joe Power Wayvon, Peoria Mustangs

 

2015-16 All-Midwest Division Team

Forward: Andrej Buchko, Peoria Mustangs

Forward: Tomas Loeffelman, St. Louis Jr. Blues

Forward: Jason Hoehn, Peoria Mustangs

Defenseman: Joe Nolan, St. Louis Jr. Blues

Defenseman: Justin Bioni, Cincinnati Thunder

Goaltender: Nicholas Ottenbacher, Nashville Jr. Predators

 

All-South Division Awards

 

2015-16 South Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Ryan Dunner, Texas Jr. Brahmas

2015-16 South Division Defenseman of the Year: George Hansen, Texas Jr. Brahmas

2015-16 South Division Goaltender of the Year: Cooper Seedot, Point Mallard Ducks

2015-16 South Division Rookie of the Year: Arturas Laukaitis, Atlanta Capitals

2015-16 South Division Academic Achievement Award: Chandler Brown, Point Mallard Ducks

2015-16 South Division Community Service Award: Philip Pugliese, Atlanta Capitals

2015-16 South Division Leadership Award: Josh Hamilton, Point Mallard Ducks

 

2015-16 All-South Division Team

Forward: Justin Dunn, Point Mallard Ducks

Forward: Ryan Dunner, Texas Jr. Brahmas

Forward: Arturas Laukaitis, Atlanta Capitals

Defenseman: Matt Goodman, Point Mallard Ducks

Defenseman: George Hansen, Texas Jr. Brahmas

Goaltender: Cooper Seedot, Point Mallard Ducks

 

All-West Division Awards

 

2015-16 West Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Joe Costello, Twin City Steel

2015-16 West Division Defenseman of the Year: Casey Esselman, Granite City Lumberjacks

2015-16 West Division Goaltender of the Year: Mac Berglove, Granite City Lumberjacks

2015-16 West Division Rookie of the Year: Casey Esselman, Granite City Lumberjacks

2015-16 West Division Academic Achievement Award: Ben Hersman, Twin City Steel

2015-16 West Division Community Service Award: Dylan Barnes, Breezy Point North Stars

2015-16 West Division Leadership Award: Aaron Ryback, Alexandria Blizzard

 

2015-16 All-West Division Team

Forward: Joe Costello, Twin City Steel

Forward: Tanner Skaja, Granite City Lumberjacks

Forward: AJ Gullickson, Alexandria Blizzard

Defenseman: Casey Esselman, Granite City Lumberjacks

Defenseman: Paul Stehr, Twin City Steel

Goaltender: Mac Berglove, Granite City Lumberjacks


Author: Alex Kyrias
Alex Kyrias is in his fifth season as Director of Communications and Sales for the North American Hockey League.


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