12 Standouts From the Hockey Community Honored

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – USA Hockey will honor 12 deserving individuals at its President’s Awards Dinner on Friday, June 7, at the Denver Marriott Tech Center as part of its four-day Annual Meeting that begins on June 5.

Hampton Slukynsky

Honorees who are natives of Minnesota include the Disabled Athlete of the Year, Rylynn Zanon (Lake Elmo, Minn), and Dave Peterson Goaltender of the Year Hampton Slukynsky (Warroad, Minn.)

Other Honorees include  Amy Lowe (Westford, Mass.) with the Wm. Thayer Tutt Award and Bill Beaney (Cornwall, Vt.) with the Distinguished Achievement Award.

Other award winners include, Dr. Alan Ashare Excellence in Safety Award honoree Mike Uihlein (Grafton, Wis.), Chet Stewart Award recipient Mark Sampson (Longmeadow, Mass.), John Beadle Adult Member of the Year Tom Hancock (Clovis, Calif.) and the late Jim Clare (Bolingbrook, Ill.) with the Walter Yaciuk Award.

Player of the year honorees include Adult Player of the Year John Koufis (Palatine, Ill.), Bob Allen Women’s Player of the Year Laila Edwards (Cleveland, Ohio), Jim Johannson College Player of the Year Cutter Gauthier (Scottsdale, Ariz.), Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Mac Swanson (Anchorage, Alaska) For more information on each award winner, click HERE.

In addition, USA Hockey will also honor a number of individuals with service awards during the President’s Awards Dinner and for the full list, click HERE.

For more information contact Melissa Katz (melissa.katz@usahockey.org/908.208.2146)