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NAHL 2016-17 Award Winners

2016-17 All-NAHL 1st Team

  • Forward: Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard 
  • Forward: Frankie Melton, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Forward: George Mika, Amarillo Bulls
  • Defense: Croix Evingson, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Defense: Brennan Kapcheck, Aston Rebels
  • Goaltender: Mareks Mitens, Aston Rebels

2016-17 All-NAHL 2nd Team

  • Forward: Matt Barry, Bismarck Bobcats
  • Forward: Caleb Schroer, Coulee Region Chill
  • Forward: Chase Thudium, Odessa Jackalopes
  • Defense: Andy Carroll, Aberdeen Wings
  • Defense: Gvido Jansons, Aston Rebels
  • Goaltender: Erik Gordon, Fairbanks Ice Dogs

2016-17 NAHL Individual Awards

2016-17 Most Valuable Player and Vaughn Goaltender of the Year

Mareks Mitens, Aston Rebels

2016-17 Forward of the Year

George Mika, Amarillo Bulls

2016-17 Defenseman of the Year

Croix Evingson, Shreveport Mudbugs

2016-17 Rookie of the Year

Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard

2016-17 Coach of the Year

Joe Coombs, Aston Rebels

2016-17 General Manager of the Year

Scott Muscutt, Shreveport Mudbugs

2016-17 Executive of the Year

Pat Dunn, Corpus Christi IceRays

2016-17 Organization of the Year

Shreveport Mudbugs

2016-17 Apex Learning Virtual School Academic Achievement Award

Ryan Leibold, Springfield Jr. Blues

2016-17 Leadership Award

Gage Mackie, Aberdeen Wings

2016-17 Community Service Award

Ryan Wheeler, New Jersey Titans

2016-17 NAHL Division Awards

Central Division

All-Central Division Team

  • Forward: Matt Barry, Bismarck Bobcats
  • Forward: Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard
  • Forward: Reid Stefanson, Minot Minotauros
  • Defense: Andy Carroll, Aberdeen Wings
  • Defense: Tyler Vold, Minnesota Wilderness
  • Goalie: Forbes Ploszaj, Aberdeen Wings

Central Division Individual Awards

  • Central Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard
  • Central Division Defenseman of the Year: Tyler Vold, Minnesota Wilderness
  • Central Division Goaltender of the Year: Forbes Ploszaj, Aberdeen Wings
  • Central Division Coach of the Year: Scott Langer, Aberdeen Wings
  • Central Division General Manager of the Year: Marty Murray, Minot Minotauros
  • Central Division Organization of the Year: Minot Minotauros
  • Central Division Academic Achievement Award: Jared Resseguie, Bismarck Bobcats
  • Central Division Leadership Award: Gage Mackie, Aberdeen Wings
  • Central Division Community Service Award: Tyler Jeanson, Minot Minotauros

East Division

All-East Division Team

  • Forward: Andrew Bellant, Aston Rebels
  • Forward: Nick Bruce, Johnstown Tomahawks
  • Forward: Dalton Hunter, Johnstown Tomahawks
  • Defense: Gvido Jansons, Aston Rebels
  • Defense: Brennan Kapcheck, Aston Rebels
  • Goalie: Mareks Mitens, Aston Rebels

East Division Individual Awards

  • East Division Most Valuable Player & Goaltender of the Year: Mareks Mitens, Aston Rebels
  • East Division Forward of the Year: Dalton Hunter, Johnstown Tomahawks
  • East Division Defenseman of the Year: Brennan Kapcheck, Aston Rebels
  • East Division Coach of the Year: Joe Coombs, Aston Rebels
  • East Division General Manager of the Year: Joe Coombs, Aston Rebels
  • East Division Organization of the Year: Aston Rebels
  • East Division Academic Achievement Award: Austen Halpin, Northeast Generals
  • East Division Leadership Award: Dom Garcia, Aston Rebels
  • East Division Community Service Award: Ryan Wheeler, New Jersey Titans

Midwest Division

All-Midwest Division Team

  • Forward: Michael Maloney, Janesville Jets
  • Forward: Caleb Schroer, Coulee Region Chill
  • Forward: Mitch Slattery, Minnesota Magicians
  • Defense: Travis Brown, Minnesota Magicians
  • Defense: Steven Quagliata, Coulee Region Chill
  • Goalie: Erik Gordon, Fairbanks Ice Dogs

Midwest Division Individual Awards

  • Midwest Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Caleb Schroer, Coulee Region Chill
  • Midwest Division Defenseman of the Year: Steven Quagliata, Coulee Region Chill
  • Midwest Division Goaltender of the Year: Erik Gordon, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
  • Midwest Division Coach of the Year: Joe Dibble, Janesville Jets
  • Midwest Division General Manager of the Year: Rob Proffitt, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
  • Midwest Division Organization of the Year: Janesville Jets
  • Midwest Division Academic Achievement Award: Ryan Leibold, Springfield Jr. Blues
  • Midwest Division Leadership Award: Cole Paskus, Janesville Jets
  • Midwest Division Community Service Award: Cole Paskus, Janesville Jets

South Division

All-South Division Team

  • Forward: Frankie Melton, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Forward: George Mika, Amarillo Bulls
  • Forward: Chase Thudium, Odessa Jackalopes
  • Defense: Croix Evingson, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Defense: Simon Loof, Lone Star Brahmas
  • Goalie: Tomas Vomacka, Corpus Christi IceRays

South Division Individual Awards

  • South Division Most Valuable Player & Forward of the Year: Frankie Melton, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • South Division Defenseman of the Year: Croix Evingson, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • South Division Goaltender of the Year: Tomas Vomacka, Corpus Christi IceRays
  • South Division Coach of the Year: Dan Wildfong, Lone Star Brahmas
  • South Division General Manager of the Year: Scott Muscutt, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • South Division Organization of the Year: Shreveport Mudbugs
  • South Division Academic Achievement Award: Ben Churchfield, Topeka RoadRunners
  • South Division Leadership Award: John Zimmeran, Lone Star Brahmas
  • South Division Community Service Award: Matt Nehls, Amarillo Bulls

2016-17 All-Rookie Teams

2016-17 All-NAHL Rookie 1st Team

  • Forward: Matt Barry, Bismarck Bobcats
  • Forward: Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard
  • Forward: Jordan Kaplan, New Jersey Titans
  • Defense: Andy Carroll, Aberdeen Wings
  • Defense: Brendon Gysbers, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Goalie: Tomas Vomacka, Corpus Christi IceRays

2016-17 All-NAHL Rookie 2nd Team

  • Forward: Alex Adams, Minot Minotauros
  • Forward: Steven Ipri, Amarillo Bulls
  • Forward: Matt Kidney, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
  • Defense: Tyler Antonucci, New Jersey Titans
  • Defense: Louie Roehl, Minnesota Wilderness
  • Goalie: Erik Gordon, Fairbanks Ice Dogs

2016-17 Central Division All-Rookie Team

  • Forward: Alex Adams, Minot Minotauros
  • Forward: Matt Barry, Bismarck Bobcats
  • Forward: Paul Cotter, Brookings Blizzard
  • Defense: Andy Carroll, Aberdeen Wings
  • Defense: Louie Roehl, Minnesota Wilderness
  • Goalie: Austin Park, Minot Minotauros

2016-17 East Division All-Rookie Team

  • Forward: Jordan Kaplan, New Jersey Titans
  • Forward: Matt Kidney, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights
  • Forward: Hayden Rowan, Johnstown Tomahawks
  • Defense: Tyler Antonucci, New Jersey Titans
  • Defense: Andy Iehle, Johnstown Tomahawks
  • Goalie: Jack Leavy, Aston Rebels

2016-17 Midwest Division All-Rookie Team

  • Forward: Joseph Abate, Janesville Jets
  • Forward: Matt Cassidy, Springfield Jr. Blues
  • Forward: Hunter Wendt, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
  • Defense: Chris Lipe, Kenai River Brown Bears
  • Defense: Jordan Muzzillo, Springfield Jr. Blues
  • Goalie: Erik Gordon, Fairbanks Ice Dogs

2016-17 South Division All-Rookie Team

  • Forward: Ricky Carballo, Wichita Falls Wildcats
  • Forward: Nick Granowicz, Topeka RoadRunners
  • Forward: Steven Ipri, Amarillo Bulls
  • Defense: Brendon Gysbers, Shreveport Mudbugs
  • Defense: Nick Wilson, Odessa Jackalopes
  • Goalie: Tomas Vomacka, Corpus Christi IceRays
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