The Penticton Vees gathered one last time before they dispersed for the off-season. Thursday night at the BC Hockey Hall of Fame, the Vees handed out their 2012-2013 year-end awards.
Troy Stecher, Cam Amantea, Louie Nanne and Travis Blanleil all were multiple award winners, with Stecher taking home three himself. 15 awards in total were handed out in front of a healthy turnout of fans, sponsors and media partners.
My conversation with Stecher on his three awards and the finality of the season.
I also spoke with Blanleil, who talks about his Playoff MVP and Most Inspirational Awards.
2012-2013 Award Winners
Robert Skinner Courage Award: Troy Stecher
Most Improved Player: Louie Nanne
Best Conditioned Athlete: Jedd Soleway
Academic Achievement Award: Sam Mellor
Humanitarian Award: Louie Nanne
Unsung Hero: Brad McClure
Most Inspirational Player: Travis Blanleil
Fan Favourite Award: Cody DePourcq
Most Sportsmanlike: Cam Amantea
Leading Scorer: Wade Murphy
Vees-on-Vees Most Popular Player: Cam Amantea
Best Defenseman Award: Troy Stecher
Rookie of the Year: Ryan Gropp
Playoff MVP: Travis Blanleil
MVP: Troy Stecher