Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Mustangs Awards Banquet Winners – 2022

It was a fantastic night on Sunday, March 6 as the Melfort Mustangs held their annual awards banquet at the Kerry Vickar Centre.

The hard work of players, volunteers, and staff were celebrated with supper, and good company.

Here are the 2022 Award Winners:


Scholastic Achievement – Sponsoreed by Assaly Jewlers: Zac Somers

Community Involvement – Sponsored by Leonard Strandberg: Boston Maxwell

Most Improved – Sponsored by Dr. Todd Siwak: Leith Olafson

Most Spirited Player – Sponsored by Cheyenne Motor Products: Ben Tkachuk

Most Popular Player – In Honour of Dale Frier (1st President): Dawson Leroux

Most Dedicated Player – Henry Hangs Memorial Award: Carter Anderson

Hardest Working Player – Sponsored by Darin Placsko Drywall: Carter Anderson

3 Star Selection – Sponsored by Pattison Media: Curtis Hammond

Plus/Minus Award – Sponsored by Spafit by Linda: Carter Anderson

Kyle Johnson Memorial Award: Curtis Hammond

Crunch Award (Most Hits) – In Honour of Bill (Buff) Reid: Tye Scherger


Joel Dennis Memorial Award: Marco Lopez

Dylan Ashe Memorial Scholarship: Seth McCulloch

Hardest Hitter Award: Seth McCulloch

Top Defensive Forward – Sponsored by MNP: Noah Wilson

Top Defensive Defenceman – Sponsored by Redhead Equipment: Lucas Ochitwa

Rookie of the Year – Sponsored by Melody Motors: James Venne

Fan Choice Award: Leyton Holoien

Most Valuable Defenceman – Sponsored by Prince Albert Source for Sports: Hayden Tuba & Mark Snarr

Most Valuable Player – Sponsored by George Home Hardware: Curtis Hammond & Ben Tkachuk

Congratulations to all the winners! Stayed tuned to social media for posts about the Top Scorer Award and the Playoff MVP Award.

Check out the rest of the photos from the night below!