The American Hockey League held its 2023 Awards Gala during the Board of Governors’ Annual Meeting at Hilton Head Island, S.C., on Thursday evening, presenting several awards for excellence and service.
The AHL has announced its inaugural Top Prospects Team, determined by the league’s hockey operations department in conjunction with AHL general managers as the three forwards, two defensemen and one goaltender projected to be the best future NHL players.
Manitoba Moose defenseman Jimmy Oligny has been selected as the winner of the Yanick Dupré Memorial Award for 2022-23.
Thirty-two players have been recognized by their respective clubs for their outstanding contributions to the local community and charitable organizations this season.
Dustin Wolf of the Calgary Wranglers has been voted the winner of the Les Cunningham Award as the AHL’s most valuable player for the 2022-23 season.
Coachella Valley Firebirds forward Tye Kartye has been voted the winner of the Dudley (Red) Garrett Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding rookie for the 2022-23 season.
Dustin Wolf of the Calgary Wranglers is the winner of the Aldege “Baz” Bastien Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding goaltender for the 2022-23 season, the first back-to-back winner in the award’s history.
Christian Wolanin of the Abbotsford Canucks is the winner of the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s outstanding defenseman for the 2022-23 season.
Mitch Love of the Calgary Wranglers is the winner of the Louis A.R. Pieri Memorial Award as the AHL’s outstanding coach for the 2022-23 season.
Bridgeport Islanders forward Chris Terry has been selected as the Howies Hockey Tape/AHL Player of the Week for the period ending April 16, 2023.