Drew Worrad receives Frank McKinnon Memorial Trophy

The Frank McKinnon Memorial Trophy is presented annually to the Manitoba Junior Hockey League player who has exhibited the best of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.

Frank McKinnon was a giant in amateur hockey in Canada.
In 1979, he became the first chairman of the board of the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association (Hockey Canada), a post he would hold until 1982. His contributions to growing the game at the grassroots levels were immense. In 1981, he was awarded the Gordon Juckes Award for efforts in developing amateur hockey at the national level. Two years later he was named Hockey Canada’s Volunteer of the Year. He received a third award from Hockey Canada, the Order of Merit, in 1991. Named a Life Patron of Hockey Canada in 1993, and a Member of the Order of Canada in 2014. McKinnon served 18 years as a member, five years as President, of the Manitoba Amateur Hockey Association. He was a Vice-President and Director of the Sports Federation of Canada, a Vice-President of the Canadian Olympic Association, a Congress member of the International Ice Hockey Federation and a Trustee of the Centennial Cup, which he helped create. McKinnon was also the Commissioner of the MJHL for ten years.

Previously, the Lorne Lyndon Memorial Trophy. Lyndon was one of Canada's most renowned officials for 20 years, 1933-1953. He officiated six Allan Cup finals, three Memorial Cup finals, and a Alexander Cup final.

Also previously, the 39th Field (Brooklands) Cadet Trophy. Originally awarded to a member of the Winnipeg Warriors of the Western Hockey League until the team relocated to California in 1961.

1966-67 winner Butch Goring went on to a 16 year career in the National Hockey League, winning the NHL’s equivalent trophy the Lady Byng. And a member of the New York Islanders that won 4 consecutive Stanley Cups.

Past Winners photo gallery

Frank McKinnon Memorial Trophy
Season Winner Team
2019-20 Ty Naaykens Steinbach Pistons
2018-19 Bennett Dalke Virden Oil Capitals
2017-18 Drew Worrad Steinbach Pistons
Lorne Lyndon Memorial Trophy
2016-17 Jeremey Leipsic Portage Terriers
2015-16 Dan Taillefer Steinbach Pistons
2014-15 Brad Bowles Portage Terriers
2013-14 Max Flanagan Swan Valley Stampeders
2012-13 Connor Cleverley Winnipeg Blues
2011-12 Derek Gingera Winnipeg Blues
2010-11 Shane Luke Dauphin Kings
2009-10 Shane Luke Dauphin Kings
2008-09 Eric Delong Portage Terriers
2007-08 Sean Collins Wayway Wolverines
2006-07 Jeff Penner Dauphin Kings
2005-06 Travis Kornelsen Selkirk Steelers
2004-05 Adam Corrin Winnipeg South Blues
2003-04 Travis Kornelsen Selkirk Steelers
2002-03 Michael Young OCN Blizzard
2001-02 Jamie Muswagon OCN Blizzard
2000-01 Lee Stubbs Winnipeg Saints
1999-00 Junior Lessard Portage Terriers
1998-99 Jeff McGill Winkler Flyers
1997-98 David Burgess Winkler Flyers
1996-97 Tim Skarperud Portage Terriers
1995-96 Brian Kostur Dauphin Kings
1994-95 Dale Isfeld Neepawa Natives
1993-94 John Stroich Selkirk Steelers
1992-93 Matt Friesen St. Boniface Saints
1991-92 Derek Picklyk St. James Canadians
1990-91 Derek Picklyk St. James Canadians
1989-90 Dean Fedorchuk Winnipeg South Blues
1988-89 Riley Saunders St. James Canadians
1987-88 Mike Martens Steinbach Hawks
1986-87 Jerry Chumola Winnipeg South Blues
1985-86 Steve Harder Winkler Flyers
1984-85 Kevin Murdoch St. James Canadians
1983-84 Kevin Murdoch St. James Canadians
1982-83 ?????
1981-82 Dale Krentz Selkirk Steelers
1980-81 Rick Lindquist Kenora Thistles
1979-80 Rick Lindquist Kenora Thistles
1978-79 Rene Hunter Dauphin Kings
1977-78 Brian Miller Portage Terriers
1976-77 Ken Krentz Selkirk Steelers
1975-76 ?????
1974-75 Greg Fixture Kenora Muskies
1973-74 Gord Lidstone West Kildonan North Stars
1972-73 George Newbury St. James Canadians
1971-72 ?????
1970-71 ?????
1969-70 ?????
1968-69 ?????
1967-68 Andy Miles Winnipeg Monarchs
1966-67 Butch Goring Winnipeg Rangers
1965-66 Gerry Mazur Winnipeg Rangers
Cadet Trophy
1964-65 Bill Scott Winnipeg Monarchs
1963-64 Jim Irving Winnipeg Rangers
1962-63 Bruce Wright Winnipeg Monarchs
1961-62 Jim Dixon Winnipeg Braves
Manitoba Junior Hockey League's Hockey Ability and Sportsmanship Award


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