CSSHL Announces Most Sportsmanlike Award Winners

The Canadian Sport School Hockey League (CSSHL) has announced the nine division winners of the Most Sportsmanlike Award:

Eastern U17 Prep: Taitt Dobbin – Bishop’s College School

In his first season in the CSSHL the Paradise, NL forward finished second in team scoring with 11 points in 8 games. Dobbin committed 0 penalties over the course of the campaign.

Eastern U18 Prep: Takanobu Hiraga – Ontario Hockey Academy Prep

Hiraga finished fifth in league scoring with 36 points in 22 games and took just one minor penalty on the season. He would add six points and 0 penalty minutes in 5 playoff games to help OHA Prep capture the U18 Prep Eastern Championship. Hiraga joined OHA last season, producing 24 points in 11 games with their U17 Prep Maroon team.

Female U18 Prep: Ellie Chou – Delta Hockey Academy Green

Chou led Delta Green with 20 goals and 43 points while committing just one minor penalty. The University of Ottawa commit spent four seasons in the CSSHL with Delta Hockey Academy, tallying 97 points in 112 career games.

U15: Zach Lam – St. George’s School

Lam took just 4 minutes in penalties while finishing second in team scoring with 34 points in 28 games. The Vancouver, BC forward joined the CSSHL for his first season in 2023/24.

U15 Prep: Jake Ritson – RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg

Ritson had just two penalty minutes this season while finishing fourth in team scoring with 41 points in 27 games. The Thunder Bay, ON joined RHA Winnipeg this year for his first season in the CSSHL.

U17 Prep Tier I: Brendan Rudolph – Calgary International Hockey Academy

Rudolph led his team, finishing fifth among U17 Prep skaters with 59 points in 31 games while recording just 4 minutes in penalties. A 2023 WHL Draft pick by the Seattle Thunderbirds, the Calgary, AB forward added seven points in five playoff games capturing the U17 Prep Tier I Western Championships MVP as he led his team to a CSSHL Championship. Rudolph spent the previous two season with Edge School, having tallied 132 points in 93 career CSSHL games.

U17 Prep Tier II: River Arnason – RINK Hockey Academy Winnipeg

Arnason accumulated just 2 penalty minutes while his 1.86 points-per-game was a best on his team and ninth among all U17 Prep skaters. With 14 goals and 27 assists on the season, the Winnipeg, MB forward has 92 points in 61 career CSSHL games after spending last season with the RHA Winnipeg U15 Prep team.

U17 Prep Tier III: Landon Nagle – Okanagan Hockey Academy Black

Nagle produced 25 points in 32 games without taking a single penalty over the course of the regular season. The Post Falls, Idaho forward joined OHA this season for his first in the CSSHL.

U18 Prep: Riley Boychuk – Northern Alberta Xtreme

The second overall pick at the 2023 WHL Draft by the Prince Albert Raiders, Boychuk finished third in league scoring with 62 points while not committing a single infraction on the year. In his first season in the CSSHL, the Cochrane, AB forward’s 46 assists and 62 points led all NAX skaters.