OHL Announces 2024 U16 AAA Player of the Year Awards, News (Minor Hockey Alliance of Ontario)

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OHL Announces 2024 U16 AAA Player of the Year Awards
Congratulations Parker Vaughan, Elgin-Middlesex Canucks!

Toronto, Ont. – With the 2024 OHL Cup Championship Final underway, the Ontario Hockey League has announced the seven recipients of 2024 U16 AAA Player of the Year Awards for players representing the four Ontario Hockey Federation Member Partners including the ALLIANCE, Greater Toronto Hockey League, Northern Ontario Hockey Association, and both the Ontario Minor Hockey Association’s East and West regions, along with Hockey Eastern Ontario and Hockey Northwestern Ontario.

“Congratulations to the recipients of this year’s awards and thank you to the families, coaches, and teammates for their tremendous support of these remarkable players over the course of the season and throughout their minor hockey careers,” said Brodie Barrick, the OHL’s Director of Recruitment and Player Services.

“The OHL continues to recognize all the hard work, dedication, and extraordinary accomplishments from across Ontario. We thank all players for another great season and wish them the very best of luck in their hockey and academic careers.”

The awards are presented annually to honour the U16 AAA players who best exemplify outstanding ability and the qualities of sportsmanship and leadership as selected by OHL Central Scouting and a panel of Ontario Hockey League general managers. 

ALLIANCE Hockey Player of
 the Year – Parker Vaughan (Elgin-Middlesex Canucks)
Parker Vaughan earns this year’s honours in the ALLIANCE, leading the U16 AAA division with 23 goals and 49 points as captain of the Elgin-Middlesex Canucks. The St. Thomas, Ont. native led the Canucks to the Championship Final of the Wendy Dufton Tournament and helped them secure a bid in the OHL Cup after reaching the ALLIANCE Championship Final.

Past Winners:
2023 – Ryan Roobroeck, London Jr. Knights
2022 – Lucas Karmiris, Brantford 99ers
2020 – Bryce McConnell-Barker, London Jr. Knights
2019 – Deni Goure, Chatham-Kent Cyclones
2018 – Matthew Maggio, Sun County Panthers
2017 – Ryan Suzuki, London Jr. Knights
2016 – Owen Lalonde, Windsor Jr. Spitfires
2015 – Nick Suzuki, London Jr. Knights
2014 – Anthony Salinitri, Windsor Jr. Spitfires
2013 – Travis Konecny, Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs
2012 – Jared McCann, London Jr. Knights Gold
2011 – Bo Horvat, Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs

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GTHL U16 AAA Player of the Year – Adam Valentini (Toronto Marlboros)
HEO U16 AAA Player of the Year – Maximus Crete (Upper Canada Cyclones)
HNO U16 AAA Player of the Year – Brady Cates (Thunder Bay Kings)
NOHA U16 AAA Player of the Year – Mason Walker (Sudbury Wolves U16)
OMHA East U16 AAA Player of the Year – Maddox Dagenais (Quinte Red Devils)
OMHA West U16 AAA Player of the Year – Ethan Belchetz (Oakville Rangers)

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