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2016 Athlete of the Year Award

Mark Schiefele, NHL Winnipeg Jets

Updated Wednesday August 2, 2017 by Kitchener Sports Association.

 

Photo: NHL's Mark Schiefele, in action for the Winnipeg Jets. Lots of potential going forward after two great years with the team and an eight year contract!

 

 

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

at Golf's Steak House

598 Lancaster Street West, Kitchener

 

Athlete of the Year (2016)

Mark Schiefele - Ice hockey

2016 Highlight - Gold Medal – World Championships (Russia)
Team: Winnipeg Jets & Team Canada

"I haven't stopped smiling since I found out. I wanted an 8 year deal that was on my mind from the start. Signing this deal does nothing. It's on the ice what matters. My goal is to be one of the elite players this league." Mark Scheifele (on signing an 8 year contract)

PERFORMANCE: 2016 Winnipeg Jets,  NHL
Games played: 76      Goals scored: 30    Assists: 48    Total points: 78
Plus / minus: +17        
Leader Board NHL -Total Points: 7th
Leader Board – Winnipeg Jets Assists: 1st – 48
Leader Board - Winnipeg Jets Points:1st – 78
Leader Board - Winnipeg Jets Plus/Minus: 1st – 17
Winnipeg Jets, 2015-2016
Games played: 71    Goals scored: 29    Assists: 32    Total points: 61 
Plus / minus: +16
Manitoba Hydro 3 Stars Award: received most stars
Team Canada
World Championship vs Russia: Gold Medalist
Team North America
World Cup of Hockey-Toronto: Played on top line with Auston Matthew and Connor McDavid 

Nominees for Athlete of the Year (2016)

Alex Elliot - swimming
Darryl Fitzgerald - lawn bowling
Alyssa Lagonia - soccer
Jamal Murray - basketball
Garrett Rank - golf
Dhane Smith - lacrosse
Kevin Sorley - sledge hockey 

KSA invites you to join us at our dinner meetings. Our Athlete of the Year event recognizes the accomplishments of our area's outstanding athletes and you are always welcome to add your congratulations and wish the athletes well as they continue on with their athletic pursuits.

Congratulations also to the KSA's Award of Excellence recipients --- their efforts help make our community a better place and go beyond sports! 

 

KSA Awards of Excellence

Individual award: Bruce Young
Team award: KMBA Minor Bantam Tier 1 Team
Organization Award: Waterloo Regional Boxing Academy

More on the KSA Awards of Excellence




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