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Miners’ Pereverzoff named SIJHL – CCM Hockey best defenceman award winner

SUPERIOR INTERNATIONAL JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

SIJHL MEDIA UPDATE

Release Date: Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Photo credit: Patrick Boucha

Miners’ Pereverzoff named SIJHL – CCM Hockey best defenceman award winner

THUNDER BAY, Ont. – The Superior International Junior Hockey League announced Tuesday that Trevor Pereverzoff of the English River Miners has been named its CCM Hockey best defenceman award recipient for the 2016-17 season.

Pereverzoff earned the accolades over fellow CCM Hockey best defenceman nominees Ryan Walsh of the Thunder Bay North Stars and Tristan Knott of the Dryden GM Ice Dogs in voting completed by each of the league’s member teams.

The 20-year-old native of Kelowna, B.C., suited up in all 56 regular season games and anchored the English River defensive corps throughout the campaign.

His 19 goals and 10 power play markers led all SIJHL defencemen and he also shared top spot among league rearguards in game-winning tallies with two.

Pereverzoff also finished second overall in points for D-men with 51, which was just one off the league lead.

He also supplied 16 multi-point nights for the Miners helping them set a franchise record for victories in a season with 31 while his defensive play aided the Miners in establishing a new club mark for fewest goals allowed in a single campaign at 197.

The following is the list of the SIJHL’s all-time CCM Hockey best defenceman award recipients:

2016-17: Trevor Pereverzoff, English River Miners
2015-16: Nick Minerva, Fort Frances Lakers
2014-15: Noah Anderson, Minnesota Iron Rangers
2013-14: Austin Frank, Minnesota Iron Rangers
2012-13: Len Pelletier, Dryden Ice Dogs
2011-12: Anthony Calabrese, Wisconsin Wilderness
2010-11: Jon Mitchell, Dryden Ice Dogs
2009-10: Jon Mitchell, Dryden Ice Dogs
2008-09: Brad Pawlowski, Thunder Bay Bearcats
2007-08: Brad Pawlowski, Thunder Bay Bearcats
2006-07: Jordan Smith, Fort William North Stars
2005-06: Ryan Baird, Fort William North Stars
2004-05: Ryan Baird, Fort William North Stars
2003-04: Kurt Hogard, Borderland Thunder
2002-03: Jay Philips, Borderland Thunder (Co-winner)
2002-03: Lloyd Stansell, Thunder Bay Bulldogs (Co-winner)
2001-02: Mike Kavanaugh, Dryden Ice Dogs (Co-winner)
2001-02: Jarris Blacksmith, Featherman Hawks (Co-winner)

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