Huskies win three NWJHL awards

Jared Loewen scores late in the second period to give the Huskies a 3-1 lead. Photo by Chris Newton

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Three Fort St. John Huskies picked up NWJHL awards Saturday.

The league announced 2017/2018 award winners that included three members of the Fort St. John Huskies.  The top defenceman went to Jared Loewen of the Huskies, top goaltender was given to Johnathan Bateman and Todd Alexander was named the coach of the Year.


Carolyn Krauss, former president of the Huskies, was also recognized.  Krauss was given the Al Spence Meritorious Award.  The Al Spence Meritorious Service Award was created in 2015 and awarded annually to a person in the league who has contributed their time to help promote and grow the league, just like Mr. Spence did.

Other winners included Wesley Shipton of the Dawson Creek Junior Canucks.  Shipton was the named the MVP and Top Scorer.  Trey Nichol of the Cancuks was named the Most Gentlemanly and Rookie of the Year went to Colby Winia of the Beaverlodge Blades.