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{{Infobox sports award
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| name = WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
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| sport = [[Ice hockey]]
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| givenfor = To the Most Outstanding Player in the WCHA conference tournament.
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| first = 1988
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| number = 34
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| last = 2021
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| firstwinner = [[Dean Anderson (ice hockey)|Dean Anderson]]
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| mostwins = [[Bill Pye (ice hockey)|Bill Pye]] (2)
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| mostrecent = [[Ashton Calder]]
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The '''WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament''' was an annual award given out at the conclusion of the [[WCHA]] tournament to the best player in the championship as voted by the head coaches of each member team.<ref>{{cite news|title=Head Coaches Tab Denver as MacNaughton Cup Favorite in Annual Grand Forks Herald WCHA Pre-Season Poll|url=http://wcha.com/men/presarch/2009/20090930.php|publisher=WCHA.com|date=2009-09-30|access-date=2013-08-28}}</ref>
   
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The Tournament MVP was first awarded in 1988 and every year thereafter. The award was changed from 'most valuable' to 'most outstanding' for the 2017 tournament.<ref>{{cite news|title=2019-20 WCHA Media Guide & Record Book|url=http://wcha.com/pdf/mguide1920/2019-20%20WCHA%20Men's%20Media%20Guide%20&%20Record%20Book.pdf |work=WCHA |access-date=October 19, 2019}}</ref>
The '''WCHA Most Valuable Player in Tournament''' is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the [[WCHA]] tournament to the best player in the championship as voted by the head coaches of each member team.<ref>{{cite news|title=Head Coaches Tab Denver as MacNaughton Cup Favorite in Annual Grand Forks Herald WCHA Pre-Season Poll|url=http://wcha.com/men/presarch/2009/20090930.php|publisher=WCHA.com|date=2009-09-30|accessdate=2013-08-28}}</ref>
 
   
 
[[Bill Pye (ice hockey)|Bill Pye]] is the only player to have won the award more than once. Additionally, two recipients have received the honor while not playing for the conference champion. <small>(as of 2019)</small>
The Tournament MVP was first awarded in 1988 and every year thereafter.
 
 
[[Bill Pye]] is the only player to have won the award more than once. Additionally, two recipients have received the honor while not playing for the conference champion. <small>(as of 2013)</small>
 
   
 
==Award winners==
 
==Award winners==
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| [[1988 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1988]] || [[Dean Anderson (ice hockey)|Dean Anderson]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]]
 
| [[1988 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1988]] || [[Dean Anderson (ice hockey)|Dean Anderson]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]]
 
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| [[1989 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1989]] || [[Bill Pye]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
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| [[1989 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1989]] || [[Bill Pye (ice hockey)|Bill Pye]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
 
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| [[1990 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1990]] || [[Steve Rohlik]] || [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || [[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]]
 
| [[1990 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1990]] || [[Steve Rohlik]] || [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || [[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]]
 
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| [[1991 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1991]] || [[Bill Pye]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
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| [[1991 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1991]] || [[Bill Pye (ice hockey)|Bill Pye]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
 
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| [[1992 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1992]] || [[Corwin Saurdiff]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
 
| [[1992 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|1992]] || [[Corwin Saurdiff]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]]
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| [[2001 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2001]] || [[Tyler Arnason]] || [[Centre (ice hockey)|Center]] || [[St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey|St. Cloud State]]
 
| [[2001 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2001]] || [[Tyler Arnason]] || [[Centre (ice hockey)|Center]] || [[St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey|St. Cloud State]]
 
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| [[2002 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2002]] || [[Wade Dubielewicz]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Denver Pioneers men's ice hockey|Denver]]
 
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| [[2003 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2003]] || [[Grant Potulny]] || [[Centre (ice hockey)|Center]] || [[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]]
 
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| [[2004 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2004]] || [[Kellen Briggs]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]]
 
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|}
 
<small>Note: * recipient not on championship team</small>
 
<small>Note: * recipient not on championship team</small>
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! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Year !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Winner !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Position !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| School
 
! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Year !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Winner !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Position !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| School
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| [[2002 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2002]] || [[Wade Dubielewicz]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Denver Pioneers men's ice hockey|Denver]]
 
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| [[2003 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2003]] || [[Grant Potulny]] || [[Centre (ice hockey)|Center]] || [[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]]
 
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| [[2004 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2004]] || [[Kellen Briggs]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]]
 
 
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| [[2005 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2005]] || [[Brett Sterling]]* || [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || [[Colorado College Tigers men's ice hockey|Colorado College]]
 
| [[2005 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2005]] || [[Brett Sterling]]* || [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || [[Colorado College Tigers men's ice hockey|Colorado College]]
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| [[2014 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2014]] || [[Cole Huggins]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]]
 
| [[2014 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2014]] || [[Cole Huggins]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]]
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| [[2015 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2015]] || [[Brad McClure]] || [[Forward (ice hockey)|Forward]] || [[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]]
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| [[2016 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2016]] || [[Darren Smith (ice hockey)|Darren Smith]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Ferris State Bulldogs men's ice hockey|Ferris State]]
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| [[2017 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2017]] || [[Shane Hanna]] || [[Defenceman]] || [[Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey|Michigan Tech]]
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| [[2018 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2018]] || [[Patrick Munson]] || [[Goaltender]] || [[Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey|Michigan Tech]]
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| [[2019 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2019]] || [[Nick Rivera (ice hockey)|Nick Rivera]] || [[Forward (ice hockey)|Forward]] || [[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]]
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| [[2020 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2020]] || colspan=3 align=center|''Not awarded due to the [[COVID-19 pandemic in the United States|coronavirus pandemic]]''
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| [[2021 WCHA Men's Ice Hockey Tournament|2021]] || [[Ashton Calder]] || [[Forward (ice hockey)|Forward]] || [[Lake Superior State Lakers men's ice hockey|Lake Superior State]]
 
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{{col-end}}
 
{{col-end}}
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! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| School !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Winners
 
! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| School !! style="background:#e5e5e5;"| Winners
 
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|[[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]] || 7
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|[[Minnesota Golden Gophers men's ice hockey|Minnesota]]{{#tag:ref|Minnesota and Wisconsin left after the 2012-13 season to join the Big Ten.|group="a"|name="btn"}}'' || 7
 
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|[[North Dakota Fighting Sioux men's ice hockey|North Dakota]] || 6
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|[[North Dakota Fighting Sioux men's ice hockey|North Dakota]]{{#tag:ref|North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.|group="a"|name="nchc"}}'' || 6
 
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|[[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]] || 5
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|[[Wisconsin Badgers men's ice hockey|Wisconsin]]{{#tag:ref|Minnesota and Wisconsin left after the 2012-13 season to join the Big Ten.|group="a"|name="btn"}}'' || 5
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|[[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]] || 3
 
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|[[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]] || 3
 
|[[Northern Michigan Wildcats men's ice hockey|Northern Michigan]] || 3
 
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|[[Denver Pioneers men's ice hockey|Denver]] || 2
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|[[Michigan Tech Huskies men's ice hockey|Michigan Tech]] || 2
 
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|[[Denver Pioneers men's ice hockey|Denver]]{{#tag:ref|North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.|group="a"|name="nchc"}}'' || 2
|[[Colorado College Tigers men's ice hockey|Colorado College]] || 1
 
 
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|[[Colorado College Tigers men's ice hockey|Colorado College]]{{#tag:ref|North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.|group="a"|name="nchc"}}'' || 1
|[[Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs men's ice hockey|Minnesota-Duluth]] || 1
 
 
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|[[Minnesota State Mavericks men's ice hockey|Minnesota State]] || 1
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|[[Ferris State Bulldogs men's ice hockey|Ferris State]] || 1
 
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|[[St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey|St. Cloud State]] || 1
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|[[Lake Superior State Lakers men's ice hockey|Lake Superior State]] || 1
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|[[Minnesota-Duluth Bulldogs men's ice hockey|Minnesota-Duluth]]{{#tag:ref|North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.|group="a"|name="nchc"}}'' || 1
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|[[St. Cloud State Huskies men's ice hockey|St. Cloud State]]{{#tag:ref|North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.|group="a"|name="nchc"}}'' || 1
 
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{{col-2}}
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| [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || 3
 
| [[Winger (ice hockey)|Left Wing]] || 3
 
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| [[Defenceman]] || 2
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| [[Forward (ice hockey)|Forward]] || 3
 
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| [[Goaltender]] || 14
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| [[Defenceman]] || 3
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| [[Goaltender]] || 15
 
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{{col-end}}
 
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{{Reflist|group=a}}
   
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
*[[WCHA#Awards (Men's)|WCHA Awards]]
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*[[WCHA#Awards (men's)|WCHA Awards]]
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==
   
=== General ===
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=== Citations ===
*{{cite news|title=WCHA Awards|url=http://www.augenblick.org/chha/wcha_awd.html|publisher=College Hockey Historical Archives|accessdate=2013-08-28}}
 
*{{cite news|title=WCHA Major Award Winners|url=http://www.wcha.com/men/wcha/awards.php|publisher=WCHA.com|accessdate=2013-08-28}}
 
*{{cite news|title=NCAA (WCHA) Tournament MVP|url=http://www.eliteprospects.com/awards.php?award=NCAA%20%28WCHA%29%20Tournament%20MVP|publisher=Elite Prospects|accessdate=2013-08-28}}
 
 
=== Specific ===
 
 
{{reflist}}
 
{{reflist}}
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=== Sources ===
 
*{{cite news|title=WCHA Awards|url=http://www.augenblick.org/chha/wcha_awd.html|publisher=College Hockey Historical Archives|access-date=2013-08-28}}
 
*{{cite news|title=WCHA Major Award Winners|url=http://www.wcha.com/men/wcha/awards.php|publisher=WCHA.com|access-date=2013-08-28|archive-url=https://www.webcitation.org/6XG2rWFpE?url=http://www.wcha.com/men/wcha/awards.php|archive-date=2015-03-24|url-status=dead}}
 
*{{cite news|title=NCAA (WCHA) Tournament MVP|url=http://www.eliteprospects.com/awards.php?award=NCAA%20%28WCHA%29%20Tournament%20MVP|publisher=Elite Prospects|access-date=2013-08-28}}
   
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Latest revision as of 21:30, 25 July 2021

WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
Sport Ice hockey
Given for To the Most Outstanding Player in the WCHA conference tournament.
History
First award 1988
Editions 34
Final award 2021
First winner Dean Anderson
Most wins Bill Pye (2)
Most recent Ashton Calder

The WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament was an annual award given out at the conclusion of the WCHA tournament to the best player in the championship as voted by the head coaches of each member team.[1]

The Tournament MVP was first awarded in 1988 and every year thereafter. The award was changed from 'most valuable' to 'most outstanding' for the 2017 tournament.[2]

Bill Pye is the only player to have won the award more than once. Additionally, two recipients have received the honor while not playing for the conference champion. (as of 2019)

Award winners[]

Year Winner Position School
1988 Dean Anderson Goaltender Wisconsin
1989 Bill Pye Goaltender Northern Michigan
1990 Steve Rohlik Left Wing Wisconsin
1991 Bill Pye Goaltender Northern Michigan
1992 Corwin Saurdiff Goaltender Northern Michigan
1993 Travis Richards Defenceman Minnesota
1994 Chris McAlpine Defenceman Minnesota
1995 Kirk Daubenspeck Goaltender Wisconsin
1996 Brian Bonin Center Minnesota
1997 David Hoogsteen Left Wing North Dakota
1998 Joe Bianchi Center Wisconsin
1999 Stephen Wagner Goaltender Denver
2000 Lee Goren Right Wing North Dakota
2001 Tyler Arnason Center St. Cloud State
2002 Wade Dubielewicz Goaltender Denver
2003 Grant Potulny Center Minnesota
2004 Kellen Briggs Goaltender Minnesota

Note: * recipient not on championship team

Year Winner Position School
2005 Brett Sterling* Left Wing Colorado College
2006 Jordan Parise Goaltender North Dakota
2007 Blake Wheeler Right Wing Minnesota
2008 Alex Kangas* Goaltender Minnesota
2009 Alex Stalock Goaltender Minnesota-Duluth
2010 Evan Trupp Left Wing North Dakota
2011 Matt Frattin Right Wing North Dakota
2012 Aaron Dell Goaltender North Dakota
2013 Nic Kerdiles Center Wisconsin
2014 Cole Huggins Goaltender Minnesota State
2015 Brad McClure Forward Minnesota State
2016 Darren Smith Goaltender Ferris State
2017 Shane Hanna Defenceman Michigan Tech
2018 Patrick Munson Goaltender Michigan Tech
2019 Nick Rivera Forward Minnesota State
2020 Not awarded due to the coronavirus pandemic
2021 Ashton Calder Forward Lake Superior State

Winners by school[]

School Winners
Minnesota[a 1] 7
North Dakota[a 2] 6
Wisconsin[a 1] 5
Minnesota State 3
Northern Michigan 3
Michigan Tech 2
Denver[a 2] 2
Colorado College[a 2] 1
Ferris State 1
Lake Superior State 1
Minnesota-Duluth[a 2] 1
St. Cloud State[a 2] 1

Winners by position[]

Position Winners
Center 5
Right Wing 3
Left Wing 3
Forward 3
Defenceman 3
Goaltender 15

See also[]

References[]

Citations[]

Sources[]

External links[]

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