Category: Trophies

2019-2020 SHL Champions

We had a change up in captains this year. We lost Patrik Lundback as the captain of Aware. Aware’s front office requested a trade of Justin St-Denis in the hopes of finally bringing the SHL Cup home. We also had Mike Wilson step down from being a captain. Stepping up, we had Harrison Oztemel becoming captain for the new team PEAK Biolabs, and Jordan Ashton becoming the captain for Hertz with Brad Wilson staying with the Novotel Spitfires.

For the first half of the season, Aware was doing the complete opposite of what they did last season, losing 7 of their first 9 games, but they continued to fight and won 5 more games, but this left them in last place of the season. Could captain, Justin St-Denis, pull off another upset to give himself a threepeat?

Hertz did really well in the first half of the season under new captain, Jordan Ashton, only losing 5 of the first 9 games, and they really turned things around in the second half of the season, taking first place at the end of the regular season.

Second new captain, Harrison Oztemel lead new team, PEAK Biolabs to a 5-4 record for the first half of the season and they continued with their dominant streak and took second place at the end of the regular season.

The Novotel Spitfires, led by long time captain Brad Wilson, started off with a 5-4 record, and continued strong and finished off the regular season with 18 points, only two points behind Hertz and PEAK Biolabs.

This season, it was decided to do something different for the playoffs, and that was the first place team got to choose their opponents for the semifinals. Hertz decided to challenge the Novotel Spitfires, which left PEAK Biolabs to face off against Aware.

The Novotel Spitfires dominated Hertz in their series, winning the first game, 5-2 and the second game 5-0 to move on to the final game. Aware won their first game against PEAK Biolabs, but in the second game, PEAK Biolabs won 4-2 to push through to the third game, which PEAK won 5-2.

We were poised for a great game between PEAK Biolabs and the Novotel Spitfires. The Spitfires scored with two and a half minutes left in the first period. PEAK scored early in the second period to tie things up, but with less than two minutes left in the second period to put themselves up by two points. PEAK scored 2 quick goals in the third period to tie things up, but they just couldn’t hold off the Spitfires, and they scored 2 goals late in the third period to give the Novotel Spitfires their first SHL Cup.

2018-2019 SHL Champions

We had a whirl wind of a year this year. Captain, Patrik Lundback, led Team Aware to a 10 game win streak to start off the season, finally losing to TRUE on January 20, 2019.

At the end of the regular season, Aware topped the pack with 30 points. The closest team were the Novotel Spitfires with 20 points.

Captain, Brad Wilson, led the Novotel Spitfires had a 5-4 record going into the Christmas break, and finished off the regular season with 20 points.

Mike Wilson’s TRUE team started off rough, losing their first 10 games of the season, finally beating Hertz on the January 13 and they finished off the season with 15 points.

The defending champions, Hertz, led by Justin St-Denis, started off the season with a 4-6 record, and really struggled in the second half of the season, coming in last place with 12 points.

In the first game of the playoffs we had Aware(1) facing off against Hertz(4) and the Novotel Spitfires(2) against TRUE(3). Hertz took Aware to all three games, and in the final game, Hertz opened things up first and just kept fighting, beating Aware 5-3 to advance to the finals.

TRUE controlled the Novotel Spitfires, and swept Novotel to advance to the finals.

The final game, between Hertz and TRUE was hard fought. TRUE took the lead in the first period, but Hertz fought back in the second period but were still behind 2-1. Hertz tied things up in the third period, 3-3 to force overtime. Things were still tied at the end of the playoff period forcing a shootout. Yean Thanakroekkiat of Hertz found the back of the net to give Hertz a back to back championship.

Best Defenseman 2017-2018

This year’s best defense was a tough decision.  Our first candidate this year were Patrik Lundback of Aware, who had an incredible season this year with leading his team to a new SHL record of an eleven game win streak.  Our second candidate was new comer, Juhani Ijas of Expedia.  Ijas had a great season this year, and he was a force to be reckoned with when he was on the point.  Our third candidate was the captain of the Sukhumvit Spitfires, Brad Wilson, who not only had a great year, but in one game, he played goaltender when his netminder was late coming to the game.

The winner this year went to Patrick Lundback for his strength on defense all season, accruing 18 points (6 goals and 12 assists) in 16 games with five minutes in penalties.


2017-2018 SHL Championship

The 2017-2018 season was another great season.  The first night of games to start off the season had the Sukhumvit Spitfires beating Aware 5-2 and Expedia top Hertz 7-4.  

We also saw our first forfeited game, when the Spitfires had to forfeit to Expedia when their goaltender mixed up the game times.  We had Aware pretty much dominate the majority of the season and go on an 11 game winning streak.  Hertz really struggled at the beginning of the season, but as the season wore on, they really came together as team and beat Expedia for the third seed to play the Spitfires in the semifinals.

In our semi-finals games, both Aware and Hertz eliminated Expedia and the Spitfires in 2 games.

For the finals this year, we had a one game, winner take all.  Hertz came out strong and was leading 4-0 at the end of the first period with two goals from Mike Triacca as well as goals by Bill Bredesen and Andy Brine.  In the second period, Hertz captain, Justin St. Denis scores one to make it 5-0.  Aware tried to mount a comeback with two goals from Mangkorn Sukweboon and a goal by Corry Day.  Hertz’s net minder, Lance Parker closed the net down after that to give Hertz a 5-3 win and the SHL Championship Cup!


Most Valuable Player 2017-2018

The 2017-2018 Johnny Oduya Most Valuable Player candidates were all defenseman.

Our first candidate was Andy Brine from Hertz. Brine had an amazing season, going from 18 points in the 2016-2017 season to getting 26 points during the 2017-2018 season.

Our second candidate was Juhani Ijas of Expedia. This was Ijas first season in the SHL, and he really shined.

Our third candidate was the Aware captain, Patrik Lundback. Lundback led his team to 14-4 record in the regular season.

This was a hard decision, but the 2017-2018 Johnny Oduya MVP went to Patrik Lundback of Aware.



Sportsmanship Trophy 2016-2017

The PeterGoverde Memorial Sportsmanship Trophy is awarded to the player that best exemplifies  the ideals of sportsmanship, integrity and fair play, combined with a high standard of playing ability.

We had a really deserving nominees for the inaugural season  and playoffs of 2016-2017.

Our first nominee was #2 from Aware, Brandon Vick.  Brandon had a great inaugural season and post season putting together 15 goals and 26 points.

Our second nominee for the PeterGoverde Memorial Sportsmanship Trophy was #95 Jari Eerikainen from Sport Corner-Titanium.  Jari played 11 games during the 2016-2017 regular season with 3 goals and a total of 10 points.

Our third nominee was #12 of Hooters Nana, David Blomqvist.  During the 2016-2017 regular season, David played in 14 games, scoring 2 goals with 4 points.

The winner of the inaugural PeterGoverde Memorial Sportmanship Trophy was Jari Eerikainen for his outstanding play throughout the regular season and playoffs as well as not receiving a single penalty minute.


Best Defenseman 2016-2017

The Best Defenseman Trophy is sponsored by Sport.

We had some incredible defenseman during the 2016-2017 season of the SHL, so it was really hard choosing three (3) defenseman and then choosing the best defenseman from those three (3).


The first nominee for the Best Defenseman was Adrian Meyers from the Sukhumvit Spitfires.


The second nominee for the Best Defenseman was Jari Eerikainen of Sport Corner-Titanium.



The third nominee and winner was Patrik Lundback from the Aware!  Not only did Patrik win the Best Defenseman, he also helped coach the Thai National Hockey Team to a 2017 Asian Winter Games gold medal!


Third Category Awards 2016-2017

Our Third Category Awards are awards of a more light-hearted and fun character, to provide a humoristic and entertaining season-ending awards party as well as our team MVP Awards

For the Team MVP Awards, this year, they were sponsored by KoneCranes, and we had individual trophies made for each team MVP.  Our official podcaster got to do an interview through Skype with the maker of the trophies.

Below are each of the four Team MVPs.




Lastly, we had our Rolling Stone Pizza Awards.  Each winner of these awards won a pizza from Rolling Stone Pizza.



Most Valuable Player 2016-2017

Our Most Valuable Player trophy is sponsored by Johnny Oduya of the NHL.

We had a really tough decision with this one.  Our three (3) nominees were very strong, and supported their team incredibly.

Our first nominee was Donny Kerfoot of the Sukhumvit Spitfires.  Donny started late this year, and in his first game he was a substitute on Hooters Nana.  When the Sukhumvit Spitfires lost Geoff McIntyre to an upper body injury, they were able to pickup Donny for the remainder of the season.

Donny Kerfoot - Sukhumvit Spitfires
49 Defense 3 10 14 8 22 1 5 3 1 1 2.5

Our second nominee was Mike Wilson of Sport Corner-Titanium.  Mike had an great 2016-2017 season with supporting his team in many ways.  When Zak Garofolo had to step down as the captain for Sport Corner-Titanium, Mike stepped up to take his place and really helped push his team to a second place finish during the regular season and in winning the SHL Championship Cup!

Mike Wilson - Sport Corner-Titanium
20 Defense 3 15 12 15 27 1 3 5 1 1 2.5

Our third nominee was Patrik Lundback of Aware.  Patrik also had a great 2016-2017 season.  He helped his team give Sport Corner-Titanium a run for it’s money throughout the regular season.  Not only that, with his help, they forced Sport Corner-Titanium to three games in the best of three series in the semi-finals.

Patrik Lundback - Aware
51 Defense 1 15 2 17 19 1 1 1 1 1 0


This was a hard decision for the League Committee, but because of his 14 goals and 22 points as well as helping to lead his team to first place in the regular season, the League Committee decided to award the inaugural Johnny Oduya MVP Trophy to Donny Kerfoot.


SHL Playoff MVP 2016-2017

The Siam Hockey League Playoff MVP trophy is awarded to the most valuable player for his team during the playoffs.

We had a really exciting 2016-2017 playoffs.  In our first round, we had the 4th place Hooters Nana going head to head with the 1st place Sukhumvit Spitfires, and we had the 2nd place Sport Corner-Titanium facing off against the 3rd place Aware. 

Hooters defeated the Spitfires in best of 3 series, winning their 1st game 2-1 and their 2nd game 5-3, giving themselves a break between the semi-final round and the final round.

SC-Titanium had their hands full with Aware, losing a rough one to Aware 6-3, but coming back in the second game to win a close 2-1 match up, forcing a 3rd game, in which they dominated Aware with a 4-1 victory to advance to the final round.

SC-Titanium annihilated Hooters in the first game 10-1!  In the second game, Hooters really fought hard to make up for their first game.  The were leading at the end of the first period by a score of 2-1, and also at the end of the second period by a score of 3-2.  SC-Titanium came back in the third period scoring 2 goals and preventing Hooters from scoring again to win the first SHL Championship by a final score of 4-3!

Our first nominee for the Playoff MVP Trophy was #71 Zak Garofolo.  Zak was only able to play in the playoff rounds, but he did put together 2 goals and 9 points in those 2 games.

Our second nominee was #67 from Hooters Nana, Michael (M. White) White.  M. White played in 3 of Hooters 4 games, amassing 4 goals with 6 points in the playoffs.

Our third nominee was Sport Corner-Titanium’s #92, Jouni Heinonen.  Jouni was the only player of the 3 nominees to play in all of his teams playoff games, putting together 7 goals and 9 points with 0 penalties.

The Siam Hockey League’s Playoff MVP Trophy was awarded to Jouni Heinonen for his superior play during the 2016-2017 playoffs!