The Minnesota All Sports Alliance announced Jayson Shaugabay from Warroad High School is the recipient of the 39th Annual Mr. Hockey Award given to the outstanding senior high school boys’ hockey player in the state of Minnesota. Hampton Slukynsky from Warroad High School received The Frank Brimsek Award, in recognition of Minnesota’s top senior goaltender. Matt Cullen is the recipient of the six annual Mr. Hockey Ambassador Award, given to an influential leader dedicated to the growth and development of hockey in Minnesota.
The Mr. Hockey Award is selected by a panel of National Hockey League Scouts, Junior Scouts/Coaches and selected media members from around the state. Finalists for this year’s award were: Finn Brink (Maple Grove), Chase Cheslock (Rogers), Cooper Conway (Andover), Tommy Cronin (St. Thomas Academy), Jake Fisher (Cretin-Derham Hall), Tyler Hennen (Kittson County Central), Ryan Koering (Eden Prairie), Sam Ranallo (Rogers) and Gavyn Thoreson (Andover). Robbie Clarkowski (Edina) and Will Ingemann (Wayzata) were finalists for The Frank Brimsek Award.
Mike Luckraft (Northfield) and Wes Bolin (Woodbury) were the recipients of The John Mariucci Award, given to the Class A and Class AA high school coaches of the year.
Previous Mr. Hockey Award winners are 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 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).