London Knights cap off 2017-18 season with awards ceremony Thursday

The London Knights sat down for the presentation of the 2017-18 team awards on Thursday, August 23, 2018. Mike Stubbs/980 CFPL

Putting a complete seal on 2017-2018, the London Knights handed out their awards and recognized graduating players in a ceremony on Thursday night at Budweiser Gardens.

The list of winners includes:

Sportsmanship and Ability Award: Liam Foudy

Peter Guertin Longshot Award: Jacob Golden

Best Defensive Forward: Alex Turko

Booster Club Player of the Year: Joseph Raaymakers

Scholastic Player: Billy Moskal

3 Star Cup: Evan Bouchard

Intensity Award: Cole Tymkin

Don Brankley Community Service Award: Alex Turko

Hardest Working Player: Alex Formenton

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Most Improved: Nathan Dunkley

Heart Trophy: Tyler Rollo

Players Player: Liam Foudy

Leading Scorer: Evan Bouchard

Dick Hunter Play-Off Performer of the Year: Alex Formenton

Pete’s Sport’s Best Defenseman: Evan Bouchard

Rookie of the Year: Alec Regula

MVP: Evan Bouchard

Next up for the Knights will be their charity golf tournament, followed by the opening of training camp. On-ice sessions, which will be open to the public, will start on Tuesday, August 28.

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London’s first preseason game will be against the Sarnia Sting at Budweiser Gardens on August 31. Their season opener and home opener will fall on September 21 against the Windsor Spitfires.

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Notes: The Knights have signed 17-year old defenceman Vladislav Kolyachonok to a standard OHL player agreement. He is from Belarus and has two-way ability on the ice.

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