Monday, January 5, 2009
BC Hockey announced today that Greater Vancouver Canadians goaltender Andrew Hunt has been named the Major Midget League Player of the Month for December. Hunt finished the month of December with a 2-0 record, a 1.00 GAA and a .980 save percentage. In addition to his outstanding play Andrew is a mentor to the young goalies in the Surrey Minor Hockey Association working with Pee Wee and Bantam goalies in his spare time.
“He has been instrumental in helping the Canadians have a 3-0-1 record in the month of December,” said Canadian’s head coach Matt Erhart. “Andrew and fellow goalie Alex Wind have been a key part in the team been unbeaten in the months of November and December.”
As well as being named Player of the Month, Hunt will receive a gift from Mission-Itech on his selection.
Andrew Hunt was chosen from a high calibre list of nominees for this prestigious award. The runners up in no particular order are as follows:
North Island Silvertips – Teagan Waugh
Vancouver North West Giants – Khaleed Devji
Fraser Valley Bruins – Justin Kirsch
Valley West Hawks – Laurent Brossoit
Kootenay Ice – no nomination
Vancouver North East Chiefs – Silvan Harper
Okanagan Rockets – Connor Barrie
Cariboo Cougars – Josh Garneau
South Island Thunderbirds – Sam Rice
Thompson Blazers – Cam Bougealt
The BC Hockey Major Midget League was established in 2004 to provide elite level 15, 16 and 17 year olds an opportunity to play within their own age group. Playing at this high level and be developed for the next level of hockey. These teams have an opportunity each year to compete for the National Midget Championship.
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