Archive: 2013-2014 Season

Archive: 2013-2014 Season

Winner of Bob Svanefelt Announced

Three years ago the NYHL created a new award that has been named after our longtime and current president Bob Svanefelt. Bob has been the president of the North York Hockey League since 2000 and has been an integral part of the rise of the North York Hockey League. To recognize his hard work and dedication to the league, this award was created on his behalf. The award recognizes individuals for their outstanding contributions to the North York Hockey.

The first ever recipient were longtime NYHL official, and currently now the NYHL’s Referee In Chief Neil McTaggart. The second winner of this award was Dean Warren who has been a referee supervisor and mentor to all the NYHL officials.

The 2013/2014 recipient of this prestigious award is Dave Armstrong. Dave is a director with the NYHL. He is also the timekeeper supervisor and liaison between the Board of Directors and Referee Development Committee. In addition Dave also works as a door person twice a week. Many of you have seen Dave in all of our venues as he is constantly out watching games across the NYHL. Dave is always willing to help out in any way he is able, and his cheery personality and tireless work ethic are a great asset to the North York Hockey League.

The NYHL would like to congratulate Dave on receiving this award.

Jim Hickey Memorial Award Recipient

Each year the NYHL honors one on-ice official who exemplifies a great attitude, work ethic and an overall desire to help the NYHL in any capacity they can. This award is named after Jim Hickey who was one of the first supervisors in the NYHL. Jim was an official is the Etobicoke Hockey League as well as the OHA.

The award is presented annually by Mike Duggan who is currently a supervisor with the NYHL after a long stint as a supervisor in the OHA.

The 2013/2014 recipient of this prestigious award is Frank Stirpe. Frank has been a long standing official with the league and this past season completed his first as a referee supervisor.

The NYHL would like to thank Frank for all his hard work and dedication to the league over the years.

MVP of Duffield Early Bird Tournament Minor Novice

Stefano Parente was the MVP of Duffield Early Bird Tournament Minor Novice tier 2 championship game.

List Of Prize Winners From Scotiabank “Challenge Of Champions”

Name Club Prize
Teresa Panacci Duffield Devils Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Nicholas Lin Parkwoods Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Amy Lam Hillcrest Summets Scaccia Restaurant
Valerie Millen Thornhill Rebels Rainbow Cinemas
Karla Baibachaev Vaughan Rangers Scaccia Restaurant
Ronnie Bloom Duffield Devils Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Amanda Culmor Duffield Devils Scaccia Restaurant
Helen Kim North York Knights Grand Prix Kartways
Jen Moss West Hill Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Maria Varahidis Don Mills Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Allan Taube Thornhill Rebels Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Stephanie Allen Unionville Jets Scaccia Restaurant
Luisa Domingo Willowdale Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Elliott Sairan Goulding Park Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Alex Mackenzie North Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Cathy Corte West Hill Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Teresa Jordan Leaside Sgt Splatters Paintball
Anne Luszczynski Duffield Sgt Splatters Paintball
Tom Pinter Unionville Jets Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Ken Rose George Bell Sgt Splatters Paintball
Derek Woods North Toronto Rainbow Cinemas
Emilia Virgilio Duffield Sgt Splatters Paintball
Diane Millar West Hill Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Trish Lenz North Toronto Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Lisa Kosrr North Toronto Scaccia Restaurant
Cait Hilborn North Toronto One Axe Pursuits Zip Lining
Donny Carman Goulding Park Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Jennifer Vecchio Humber Valley One Axe Pursuits Zip Lining
John Chiarello Streetsville Sgt Splatters Paintball
John Klotz Avenue Road Scaccia Restaurant
Jeff Wilson North Toronto One Axe Pursuits Zip Lining
Buffy McGaw North Toronto Sgt Splatters Paintball
Arthur Statton Forest Hill Sgt Splatters Paintball
Marco Cestau Faustina Sgt Splatters Paintball
Tina Hamalainen Victoria Village Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Ciaran Cullen-Postma North York Knights Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Orenzo Serafino Duffield Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Ely Miller Thornhill Rebels Hockey Hall of Fame Passes
Donna Dorosh Humber Valley Rainbow Cinemas

Willowdale Coach is the Winner of the Original Six Print

Willowdale coach Malcolm Clarke, who was the assistant coach of the Minor Novice Red team and Head coach of the Bantam team for the 2013, 2014 season, was the lucky winner of the authentic autographed Original Six print that was up for grabs during the Scotia bank “Challenge of Champions” weekend.

The NYHL hopes Malcolm enjoys the print. The NYHL encourages everyone to retain their ticket stubs in the future for the chance to win more great giveaways.



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