First, the team selected OA Anthony Stefano as their candidate for the Red Tilsen Trophy which is awarded to the most outstanding player of the year. Anthony finished his OHL career with his best season production wise scoring 22 goals and adding 34 assists. He was named the winner of our Mark Scheifele award earlier this week as the teams MVP and just signed an ATO with the Elmira Jackals of ECHL. The Red Tilson award winner is selected by a vote among OHL writers and broadcasters.
If Stefano wins the award he will be the first Barrie Colt in team history to win it.
Here is the complete list of players selected as Red Tilson Finalists.
Barrie – Anthony Stefano
Erie – Alex DeBrincat
Flint – Ryan Moore
Guelph – Isaac Ratcliffe
Hamilton – Matthew Strome
Kingston – Jason Robertson
Kitchener – Adam Mascherin
London – Tyler Parsons
Mississauga – Owen Tippett
Niagara – Stephen Dhillon
North Bay – Brett McKenzie
Oshawa – Jeremy Brodeur
Ottawa – Artur Tyanulin
Owen Sound – Michael McNiven
Peterborough – Dylan Wells
Saginaw – Filip Hronek
Sarnia – Jordan Kyrou
Sault Ste. Marie – Zach Senyshyn
Sudbury – Dmitry Sokolov
Windsor – Michael DiPietro
Lucas Chiodo was announced as a nominee for the William Hanley Trophy which is awarded to the most sportsmanlike player in the league. Chiodo was 2nd in team scoring for the Colts this year putting up 22 goals and 31 assists. In 68 games this year he only served 10 minutes in penalties. In his last 168 games (regular season) he has only served 10 minutes in the box.
If Chiodo wins the award he will be the first Barrie Colt in team history to win it.
Here is the complete list of players selected as William Hanley Trophy finalists.Lucas Chiodo (Barrie Colts)
Joseph Garreffa (Kitchener Rangers)
Nikita Korostelev (Peterborough Petes)
Jason Robertson (Kingston Frontenacs)
Nick Suzuki (Owen Sound Attack)
Robert Thomas (London Knights)
The OHL Awards ceremony will be held on Thursday, June 8th at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Winners will be announced leading up to the event during the OHL playoffs.
Congratulations to both Lucas and Anthony on their nominations.