Alumni Pommells and Craige Pick Up CIS Awards

CALGARY, Alberta  Canadian Junior Hockey League (CJHL) alumni figured prominently when the 2014-2015 CIS Men’s Hockey award winners were handed out this past weekend in Halifax, NS.

Spencer Pommells an alumni of the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) was named the CIS Player of the Year.  Other major award winners were Jesse Craige (AJHL) who won Defensemen of the Year, Anthony Peters (OJHL) who won Goaltender of the Year, Elgin Pearce (BCHL) who won Most Sportsmanlike Player and Olivier Hinse (QJHL) who was awarded the Dr. Randy Gregg Award for hockey, academics and community service.

Additionally, a number of CJHL alumni were named as All-Canadians including 5 from the AJHL, 4 from the OJHL, 1 from each of the MHL and MJHL.

The following are CJHL Alumni who were honoured with 2014-2015 CIS Men’s Hockey Awards:

2014-2015 CIS MEN'S HOCKEY AWARDS & ALL-CANADIANS                   

  • Senator Joseph A. Sullivan Trophy (player of the year): Spencer Pommells, Windsor (AJHL)
  • Defenceman of the year: Jesse Craige, Alberta (AJHL)
  • Goaltender of the year: Anthony Peters, Saint Mary's (OJHL)              
  • R.W. Pugh Award (most sportsmanlike player): Elgin Pearce, Calgary (BCHL)
  • Dr. Randy Gregg Award (hockey, academics & community service): Olivier Hinse, Concordia (QJHL)


First Team

  • G Anthony Peters Saint Mary's (4) Blyth, Ont. Commerce (OJHL)
  • D Jesse Craige Alberta (5) Edmonton, Alta. Phys. Ed. & Recreation  (AJHL)
  • D Jordan Murray UNB (2) Riverview, N.B. Kinesiology (MHL)
  • F Spencer Pommells Windsor (4) Grande Prairie, Alta. Liberal Studies (AJHL)


Second Team

  • G Kris Lazaruk Calgary (4) Edmonton, Alta. Arts (AJHL)
  • D Reginaldo Traccitto UPEI (3) Oakville, Ont. Arts (OJHL)
  • F Cody Cartier Mount Royal (3) Sylvan Lake, Alta. Business (AJHL)


All-Rookie Team

  • D Randy Gazzola UNB (1) Thorold, Ont. Rec. & Sport Studies (OJHL)
  • F Zachary Franko Acadia (1) Winnipeg, Man. Business Admin. (MJHL)
  • F Darcy Greenaway Queen's (1) Odessa, Ont. Arts & Science (OJHL)
  • F Stephane Legault Alberta (1) Edmonton, Alta. Native Studies  (AJHL)