Hockey: Men's

Andy Purcell Trophy
(Golden Bears Hockey MVP)

The Andy Purcell Hockey Trophy is awarded to the most valuable Golden Bears hockey player as selected by the players, coaches and managers of the team. The recipient is selected not only by his athletic ability, but also his team spirit, co-operation and sportsmanship. The trophy was donated in 1948 by Andy “Shorts” Purcell, the coach of the Golden Bears from 1945-46 to 1947-48.

Year

Player

Year

Player

1947-48

Sam Soldan (D)

1984-85

Tim Krug (D)

1948-49

Jim Fleming (C)

1985-86

Dennis Cranston (C)

1949-50

Jim Fleming (C)

1986-87

Parie Proft (D)

1950-51

Joe Moran (G)

1987-88

Sid Cranston (C)

1951-52

Ed Zukiwsky

1988-89

Stacey Wakabayashi (RW)

1952-53

Don Kirk (C)

1989-90

Doug McCarthy (LW)

1953-54

Edward John (W)

1990-91

Doug McCarthy (LW)

1954-55

Don Kirk (C)

1991-92

Adam Morrison (C)

1955-56

Ed Ratsoy (D)

1992-93

Serge Lajoie (D)

1956-57

Vern Pachal (C)

1993-94

Todd Goodwin (LW)

1957-58

Vern Pachal (C)

1994-95

Mike Jickling (RW/C) & Paul Strand (LW)

1958-59

Vic Dzurko (D)

1995-96

Paul Strand (LW)

1959-60

Vern Pachal (C)

1996-97

Dale Masson (G)

1960-61

Dick Dunnigan (RW)

1997-98

Mike Jickling (C)

1961-62

Edward Brown (D) & Gerry Schultz (G)

1998-99

Russ Hewson (C) & Mike Thompson (RW)

1962-63

Dave Carlyle (LW)

1999-00

Russ Hewson (C)

1963-64

Ian Baker (RW)

2000-01

Russ Hewson (C)

1964-65

Brian Harper (LW)

2001-02

Kevin Marsh (F) & Ryan Wade (F)

1965-66

Wilf Martin (C) & Austin Smith (C)

2002-03

Steve Shrum (F)

1966-67

Brian Harper (LW)

2003-04

Ryan Wade (F)

1967-68

Sam Belcourt (RW)

2004-05

Ben Thomson (F)

1968-69

Gerry Braunberger (D)

2005-06

Ben Thomson (F)

1969-70

Bob Devaney (RW)

2006-07

Aaron Sorochan (G)

1970-71

Steve Carlyle (D)

2007-08

Harlan Anderson (D)

1971-72

Steve Carlyle (D)

2008-09

Aaron Sorochan (G)

1972-73

Dave Couves (C)

2009-10

Chad Klassen (F)

1973-74

Gerry LeGrandeur

2010-11

Derek Ryan (F)

1974-75

Ross Barros (D)

2011-12

Réal Cyr (G)

1975-76

Jim Ofrim (C)

2012-13

Greg Gardner (F)

1976-77

Jim Ofrim (C)

2013-14

Sean Ringrose (F)

1977-78

Kevin Primeau (LW)

2014-15

Kruise Reddick (F)

1978-79

John Devaney (C)

2015-16

Kruise Reddick (F)

1979-80

Larry Riggin (D)

2016-17

Jamie Crooks (F)

1980-81

Jim Lomas (RW)

2017-18

Luke Philp (F)

1981-82

Jim Lomas (RW)

2018-19

Luke Philp (F)

1982-83

Garnet Brimacombe (LW)

2019-20

Grayson Pawlenchuk (F)

1983-84

Tim Krug (D)