Wheelers Cup Champions





Teams

Gary Bartle Jen Deneau Jeff Bielecki Claire Abraham Kenny Haran
Mike Belanger Jack Jones James Crawford Paul D'Angelo Chuck Mallard
Jason Drapinski Tom Martin Dave Rosen Brandon Lesner Matt Motzny
Chris Lemieux Ryan Kay Kevin Richter Matt Resetar Nick Ireland
Jay May Jamie Porter Eric Miller Andy Siwarski Brian Ulewicz
Anthony Nowak Matt Schwarck Sheryl Stumbaugh Brian Smith Marty Witberg
Joey Zenicki Zeljko Sreckovic



Awards

​Scoring Titles

The WCHL Scoring Titles are awarded to the player who led the league goals scored and the player who recorded the most assists. The WCHL also honors the goalie with the lowest Goals Against Average during the Reguar Season.

Matt Schwarck
Hornets
19 Goals

Matt Schwarck
Hornets
8 Assists

Jeff Bielecki
Outlaws
8 Assists

Eric Miller
Outlaws
2.29 GAA

Ryan Kay
Hornets
2.29 GAA


Best Offensive Player

The Best Offensive Player is the player who exhibited excellent offensive ability during the season. Criteria for this award is goal scoring, assisting others and being clutch in tight game situations.

Jeff Bielecki
Outlaws

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Matt Schwarck
Hornets


Best Defensive Player

The Best Defensive Player is the player who illustrates the most successful defensive play throughout the season. Players nominated for this award often stay under the radar during games until they are called upon to make a game saving stop or force a critical turn over.

Dave Rosen
Outlaws


Jeff May Unsung Hero

The Jeff May Unsung Hero is the player who should be honored for their true impact on their team during the season. Every team has a certain player who plays to the best of their ability no matter what. Often overlooked or unsung by others, their teammates truly realise the impact they have on their team, the league and fellow players.

Jay May
Cobras


Most Dynamic Duo

The Most Dynamic Duo are the two players who displayed the strongest teamwork during the season. These two players performed some of the greatest efforts when paired together during a game.

Sheryl Stumbaugh & Jeff Bielecki
Outlaws


Best All-Around Player

The Best All-Around Player of the Year is the player who displayed equal dominance on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor during the season. The best all around player is the total package when it comes to playing hockey and can be relied on to score a game winning goal or make a game saving play.

Sheryl Stumbaugh
Outlaws


Goalie of the Year

The Goalie of the Year is the player who had the strongest performance as the goaltender during the season. The goaltender is the last line of defense for any team. The goalie is a position under much scrutiny with little room for errors; otherwise, it could mean a defeat.

Gary Bartle
Cobras


Sportsmanship

The Sportsmanship Award goes to the player who displayed the greatest sportsmanship throughout the season. Good sportsmanship is being respectful of their teammates, opponents and referees in all situations.

Kenny Haran
Wolf Pack


Gamesmanship

The Gamesmanship Award is an award given to a player who should be distinguished for their “gamesmanship” during the season.Gamesmanship is defined as outstanding leadership and a competitive nature tempered by sportsmanlike conduct and a will to put one’s team ahead of personal accomplishments.

Chris Lemieux
Cobras

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Tom Martin
Hornets


Most Improved Player

The Most Improved Player looks at how much a player has improved from the previous year to the current season. Players can improve in various ways be it defensive, offensive, leadership or goaltending.

James Crawford
Outlaws

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Matt Motzny
Wolf Pack


Rookie of the Year

The Rookie of the Year award is given to a player who excelled in their first year in the league. Whether it was by scoring goals, making defensive stops or playing between the pipes as a goalie, all eligible players made a positive contribution to their teams during the season. Only players playing in their first full season are eligible for this award.

Sheryl Stumbaugh
Outlaws

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Jeff Bielecki
Outlaws


Coaches Choice Mustangs MVP

This award is given to the Most Valuable Player of the Michigan Mustangs when the team competes in national tournaments.

Sheryl Stumbaugh


Todd Pasant Inspirational Award

The Todd Pasant Inspirational Award is a special award dedicated to Todd Pasant the founder of the WCHL. This award goes to the volunteer or person who showed an intense dedication to our league.

The recipient also made the contribution of time and effort to better the league and help to guide it’s growth.

Anyone who wins this award is truly an inspiration to the WCHL.

Todd Nuppnau