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Player of the Year

Note: Prior to the 1992-93 season this award was for Most Valuable Player. No award presented for 1959-60 or 1963-64.

Season

Player of the Year

1959-60

No Award Presented

1960-61

Jerry Walker, F, Denver

1961-62

Gordon "Red" Berenson, F, Michigan

1962-63

Louis Nanne, D, Minnesota

1963-64

No Award Presented

1964-65

Gerry Kell, F, North Dakota

1965-66

Mel Wakabayashi, F, Michigan

1966-67

Keith "Huffer" Christiansen, F, Minnesota-Duluth

1967-68

Keith Magnuson, D, Denver

1968-69

Murray McLachlan, G, Minnesota

1969-70

Murray McLachlan, G, Minnesota

1970-71

Rob Murray, D, Michigan Tech

1971-72

Doug Palazzari, F, Colorado College

1972-73

Ron Grahame, G, Denver

1973-74

Doug Palazzari, F, Colorado College

1974-75

Mike Polich, F, Minnesota & Tom Ross, F, Michigan State

1975-76

Mike Zuke, F, Michigan Tech

1976-77

Brian Walsh, F, Notre Dame

1977-78

Mike Eaves, F, Wisconsin

1978-79

Mark Johnson, F, Wisconsin

1979-80

Tim Harrer, F, Minnesota

1980-81

Steve Ulseth, F, Minnesota

1981-82

Phil Sykes, F, North Dakota

1982-83

Bob Mason, G, Minnesota-Duluth

1983-84

Tom Kurvers, D, Minnesota-Duluth

1984-85

Bill Watson, F, Minnesota-Duluth

1985-86

Dallas Gaume, F, Denver

1986-87

Tony Hrkac, F, North Dakota

1987-88

Robb Stauber, G, Minnesota

1988-89

Curtis Joseph, G, Wisconsin

1989-90

Gary Shuchuk, F, Wisconsin

1990-91

Scott Beattie, F, Northern Michigan

1991-92

Duane Derksen, G, Wisconsin

1992-93

Derek Plante, F, Minnesota-Duluth

1993-94

Chris Marinucci, F, Minnesota-Duluth

1994-95

Brian Bonin, F, Minnesota

1995-96

Brian Bonin, F, Minnesota

1996-97

Mike Crowley, D, Minnesota

1997-98

Curtis Murphy, D, North Dakota

1998-99

Jason Blake, F, North Dakota

1999-2000

Steve Reinprecht, F, Wisconsin

2000-01

Jeff Panzer, F, North Dakota

2001-02

Mark Hartigan, F, St. Cloud State

2002-03

Peter Sejna, F, Colorado College

2003-04

Junior Lessard, F, Minnesota-Duluth

2004-05

Marty Sertich, F, Colorado College

2005-06

Matt Carle, D, Denver

2006-07

Ryan Duncan, F, North Dakota

2007-08

Richard Bachman, G, Colorado College

Rookie of the Year Award

Note: Freshmen were not allowed to play college hockey from 1959-60 season until 1969-70 season. WCHA Rookie of the Year Award 1959-60-1969-70 was Sophomore of the Year and from 1969-70-1989-90 was Freshman of the Year Award.

Season

Sophmore of the Year

1959-60

Lou Angotti, F, Michigan Tech & George Kirkwood, G, Denver

1960-61

Jack Wilson, D, Denver

1961-62

Gordon Wilkie, F, Michigan

1962-63

George Hill, F, Michigan Tech

1963-64

Tom Polonic, D, Michigan

1964-65

Gary Milroy, F, Michigan Tech

1965-66

Gary Gambucci, F, Minnesota

1966-67

Keith Magnuson, D, Denver & Bob Munro, F, North Dakota

1967-68

Murray McLachlan, G, Minnesota

1968-69

George Morrison, F, Denver

1969-70

Don Thompson, F, Michigan State (*1969-70 two awards presented)

   

Season

Freshman of the Year

1969-70

Murray Keogan, F, Minnesota-Duluth (*1969-70 two awards presented)

1970-71

Mike Usitalo, F, Michigan Tech

1971-72

Alan Hangsleben, D, North Dakota

1972-73

Mike Zuke, F, Michigan Tech

1973-74

Brian Walsh, F/D, Notre Dame

1974-75

Jim Warner, F, Colorado College

1975-76

Dave Delich, F, Colorado College

1976-77

Mark Johnson, F, Wisconsin

1977-78

Greg Whyte, F, Colorado College

1978-79

Kevin Maxwell, F, North Dakota

1979-80

Aaron Broten, F, Minnesota

1980-81

Ron Scott, G, Michigan State

1981-82

James Patrick, D, North Dakota

1982-83

Craig Redmond, D, Denver

1983-84

Rick Kosti, G, Minnesota-Duluth

1984-85

Brett Hull, F, Minnesota-Duluth

1985-86

Mike Richter, G, Wisconsin

1986-87

Dave Shields, F, Denver

1987-88

Rick Berens, F, Denver

1988-89

Curtis Joseph, G, Wisconsin

1989-90

Scott Beattie, F, Northern Michigan

   

Season

Rookie of the Year

1990-91

Tony Szabo, F, Northern Michigan

1991-92

Darby Hendrickson, F, Minnesota

1992-93

Jim Carey, G, Wisconsin

1993-94

Landon Wilson, C, North Dakota

1994-95

Mike Crowley, D, Minnesota

1995-96

Brian Swanson, F, Colorado College

1996-97

Brant Nicklin, G, Minnesota-Duluth

1997-98

Karl Goehring, G, North Dakota

1998-99

Gregg Naumenko, G, Alaska-Anchorage

1999-2000

Dany Heatley, F, Wisconsin

2000-01

Peter Sejna, F, Colorado College

2001-02

Brandon Bochenski, F, North Dakota

2002-03

Thomas Vanek, F, Minnesota

2003-04

Brady Murray, F, North Dakota

2004-05

Paul Stastny, F, Denver

2005-06

Phil Kessel, F, Minnesota

2006-07

Andreas Nodl, F, St. Cloud

2007-08

Richard Bachman, G, Colorado College

Coach of the Year Award

Season

Coach of the Year

1959-60

John MacInnes, Michigan Tech

1960-61

Murray Armstrong, Denver

1961-62

John MacInnes, Michigan Tech

1962-63

Barry Thorndycraft, North Dakota

1963-64

Al Renfrew, Michigan

1964-65

R.H. "Bob" Peters, North Dakota

1965-66

John MacInnes, Michigan Tech

1966-67

Bill Selman, North Dakota

1967-68

Murray Armstrong, Denver

1968-69

John Matchefts, Colorado College

1969-70

Glen Sonmor, Minnesota

1970-71

John MacInnes, Michigan Tech

1971-72

Jeff Sauer, Colorado College

1972-73

Charles "Lefty" Smith, Notre Dame

1973-74

Herb Brooks, Minnesota

1974-75

Jeff Sauer, Colorado College

1975-76

John MacInnes, Michigan Tech

1976-77

Bob Johnson, Wisconsin

1977-78

Marshall Johnston, Denver

1978-79

John "Gino" Gasparini, North Dakota

1979-80

Brad Buetow, Minnesota

1980-81

John Giordano, Michigan

1981-82

John "Gino" Gasparini, North Dakota

1982-83

Mike Sertich, Minnesota-Duluth

1983-84

Mike Sertich, Minnesota-Duluth

1984-85

Mike Sertich, Minnesota-Duluth

1985-86

Ralph Backstrom, Denver

1986-87

John "Gino" Gasparini, North Dakota

1987-88

Herb Boxer, Michigan Tech

1988-89

Rick Comley, Northern Michigan

1989-90

Doug Woog, Minnesota

1990-91

Rick Comley, Northern Michigan

1991-92

Brad Buetow, Colorado College

1992-93

Mike Sertich, Minnesota-Duluth

1993-94

Don Lucia, Colorado College

1994-95

George Gwozdecky, Denver

1995-96

Don Lucia, Colorado College

1996-97

Dean Blais, North Dakota

1997-98

Craig Dahl, St. Cloud State

1998-99

Dean Blais, North Dakota

1999-2000

Don Brose, MSU-Mankato

2000-01

Dean Blais, North Dakota

2001-02

George Gwozdecky, Denver

2002-03

Troy Jutting, MSU-Mankato

2003-04

Scott Sandelin, Minnesota-Duluth

2004-05

George Gwozdecky, Denver

2005-06

Don Lucia, Minnesota & Bob Motzko, St. Cloud

2006-07

Bob Motzko, St. Cloud & Jamie Russell, Michigan Tech.

2007-08

Troy Jutting, MSU-Mankato

Most Valuable Player in Tournament

Tournament listing by hockey season it was played in.

Season

Most Valuable Player in Tournament

1987-88

Dean Anderson, G, Wisconsin

1988-89

Bill Pye, G, Northern Michigan

1989-90

Steve Rohlik, F, Wisconsin

1990-91

Bill Pye, G, Northern Michigan

1991-92

Corwin Saurdiff, G, Northern Michigan

1992-93

Travis Richards, D, Minnesota

1993-94

Chris McAlpine, D, Minnesota

1994-95

Kirk Daubenspeck, G, Wisconsin

1995-96

Brian Bonin, F, Minnesota

1996-97

David Hoogsteen, F, North Dakota

1997-98

Joe Bianchi, F, Wisconsin

1998-99

Stephen Wagner, G, Denver

1999-2000

Lee Goren, F, North Dakota

2000-01

Tyler Arnason, F, St. Cloud State

2001-02

Wade Dubielewicz, G, Denver

2002-03

Grant Potulny, F, Minnesota

2003-04

Kellen Briggs, G, Minnesota

2004-05

Brett Sterling, F, Colorado College

2005-06

Jordan Parise, G, North Dakota

2006-07

Blake Wheeler, F, Minnesota

2007-08

Alex Kangas, G, Minnesota

Defensive Player of the Year

Season

Defensive Player of the Year

1991-92

Dallas Drake, F, Northern Michigan

1992-93

Chris Hynnes, D, Colorado College

1993-94

Shawn Reid, D, Colorado College

1994-95

Brian Rafalski, D, Wisconsin

1995-96

Eric Rud, D, Colorado College

1996-97

Eric Rud, D, Colorado College

1997-98

Matt Henderson, F, North Dakota & Andy Sutton, D, Michigan Tech

1998-99

Brad Williamson, D, North Dakota

1999-2000

Jeff Dessner, D, Wisconsin

2000-01

Jordan Leopold, D, Minnesota

2001-02

Jordan Leopold, D, Minnesota

2002-03

Joe Cullen, F, Colorado College & Aaron MacKenzie, D, Denver

2003-04

Ryan Caldwell, D, Denver

2004-05

Mark Stuart, D, Colorado College

2005-06

Matt Carle, D, Denver

2006-07

Alex Goligoski, D, Minnesota

2007-08

Jack Hillen, D, Colorado College


Student-Athlete of the Year

Season

Student-Athlete of the Year

1986-87

Tony Granato, F, Wisconsin

1987-88

Steve Johnson, F, North Dakota

1988-89

Tim Budy, F, Colorado College

1989-90

Dave Shields, F, Denver

1990-91

Brad Werenka, D, Northern Michigan

1991-92

Geoff Sarjeant, G, Michigan Tech

1992-93

Brett Hauer, D, Minnesota-Duluth

1993-94

Brian Konowalchuk, F, Denver & Jeff Nielsen, F, Minnesota

1994-95

Justin McHugh, F, Minnesota

1995-96

Dan Trebil, D, Minnesota

1996-97

Petri Gunther, D, Denver

1997-98

Mitch Vig, D, North Dakota

1998-99

Kyle McLaughlin, D, St. Cloud State & Scott Swanson, D, Colorado College

1999-2000

Jeff Scissons, F, Minnesota-Duluth

2000-01

Karl Goehring, G, Noth Dakota

2001-02

Mark Cullen, F, Colorado College

2002-03

Tom Preissing, D, Colorado College

2003-04

Connor James, F, Denver

2004-05

Steven Johns, D, MSU-Mankato

2005-06

Ted O'Leary, F, Denver

2006-07

Lee Sweatt, D, Colorado College

2007-08

Joel Hanson, F, MSU-Mankato