10 players vie for coveted award

The Minnesota All Sports Alliance  announced the Top Ten Candidates for the 40th Annual Mr. Hockey Award are Hagen Burrows (Minnetonka), Javon Moore (Minnetonka), Jackson Nevers (Edina), Carson Pilgrim (Warroad), Nolan Roed (White Bear Lake), John Stout (Minnetonka), Gavin Uhlenkamp (Chanhassen), Noah Urness (Roseau), Rhys Wallin (Wayzata) and Louis Wehmann (Providence).

The Minnesota All Sports Alliance also announced that Hunter Bauer (Minnetonka), Kam Hendrickson (Chanhassen) and AJ Reyelts (Proctor) are the finalists for The Frank Brimsek Award, in recognition of the state’s top senior goaltender. Minnesota Wild Chief Executive Officer Matt Majka is the recipient of the seventh annual Mr. Hockey Ambassador Award, given to an influential leader dedicated to the growth and development of hockey in Minnesota.

The 40th annual Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet will be held on Sunday, March 10 at 12 p.m. at the Saint Paul RiverCentre and hosted by Katie Storm. The Minnesota State High School League Boys’ Hockey Tournament will be held at Xcel Energy Center and Aldrich Arena March 6-9. The Minnesota Wild sponsors the Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet. The Mr. Hockey Award is hosted, coordinated, and presented by the Minnesota All Sports Alliance.

The Mr. Hockey Award is given to the outstanding senior high school boys’ hockey player in the state of Minnesota and is selected by a panel of National Hockey League Scouts, Junior Scouts/Coaches and selected media members from around the state. Four other awards will be presented at the banquet: The Frank Brimsek Award, The John Mariucci Award, given to the Class A and Class AA high school coaches of the year, The Cliff Thompson Award, presented to the “Old Timer Coach” of the year and the Mr. Hockey Ambassador Award.

Previous Mr. Hockey Award winners are Jayson Shaugabay (2023), Max Strand (2022), Jack Peart (2021), Blake Biondi (2020), Bryce Brodzinski (2019), Sammy Walker (2018), Casey Mittelstadt (2017), Riley Tufte (2016), Jake Jaremko (2015), Avery Peterson (2014), Grant Besse (2013), Justin Kloos (2012), Kyle Rau (2011), Nick Bjugstad (2010), Nick Leddy (2009), Aaron Ness (2008), Ryan McDonagh (2007), David Fischer (2006), Brian Lee (2005), Tom Gorowsky (2004), Nate Dey (2003), Gino Guyer (2002), Marty Sertich (2001), Paul Martin(2000), Jeff Taffe (1999), John Pohl (1998), Aaron Miskovich (1997), Dave Spehar (1996), Erik Rasmussen (1995), Mike Crowley (1994), Nick Checco (1993), Brian Bonin (1992), Darby Hendrickson (1991), Joe Dziedzic (1990), Trent Klatt (1989), Larry Olimb (1988), Kris Miller(1987), George Pelawa (1986) and Tom Chorske (1985).

Previous Frank Brimsek Award winners are Hampton Slukynsky (2023), Ben Dardis (2022), Jack Wieneke (2021), Hudson Hodges (2020), Charlie Glockner (2019), Atticus Kelly (2018), Jake Begley (2017), Nick Althaus (2016), Dyllan Lubbesmeyer (2015), Hunter Shepard (2014), David Zevnik (2013), Michael Bitzer (2012), Alex Lyon (2011), Zane Gothberg (2010), Casey O’Connor(2009), Joe Phillippi (2008), Reid Ellingson (2007), Austin Lee (2006), Alec Richards (2005), Matt Lundin (2004), Jon Anderson (2003), Josh Johnson (2002), Eric Aarnio (2001), Jake Brant (2000), Adam Laaksonen (1999), Adam Coole (1998), Kyle Kolquist (1997), Karl Goehring(1996) and Todd Kelzenberg (1995).

Hockey fans and the general public are encouraged to purchase tickets and attend the Mr. Hockey Awards Banquet. For more information and to purchase tickets to the banquet please visit www.minnesotaminutemen.com. Individual tickets are $35.

 

2024 Mr. Hockey

 

 

Hagen Burrows

Minnetonka

Forward

Denver

Javon Moore

Minnetonka

Forward

Minnesota

Jackson Nevers

Edina

Forward

Minnesota

Carson Pilgrim

Warroad

Forward

North Dakota

Nolan Roed

White Bear Lake

Forward

St. Cloud State

John Stout

Minnetonka

Defense

Duluth

Gavin Uhlenkamp

Chanhassen

Forward

Wisconsin

Noah Urness

Roseau

Forward

St. Cloud State

Rhys Wallin

Wayzata

Forward

Louis Wehmann

Providence

Forward

Frank Brimsek

Hunter Bauer

Minnetonka

Goaltender

Kam Hendrickson

Chanhassen

Goaltender

AJ Reyelts

Proctor

Goaltender

Lindenwood

Ambassador Award

Matt Majka

40TH Annual Banquet details:

Sunday, March 10th 12:00pm St. Paul RiverCentre hosted by Bally Sports Katie Storm

Tickets $35 www.minnesotaminutemen.com