Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy

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The Dan Snyder Memorial Trophy is awarded each year to an Ontario Hockey League player who makes a notable humanitarian contribution within his community. Each year the OHL awards a player that has demonstrated outstanding qualities as a positive role model in the community with the OHL Humanitarian Award.

The OHL Humanitarian of the Year award was renamed in honour of former Owen Sound Platers captain Dan Snyder, who died from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in October 2003.[1]

"This is a fitting tribute to a young man who epitomized what it means to be a good citizen," said OHL Commissioner David Branch. "He was a role model on the ice where he consistently overachieved. More importantly, Dan was a role model off the ice for the young people in the Owen Sound community and everywhere he went. He is sorely missed by the entire Ontario Hockey League and we are truly honoured to be able to recognize him each year with the OHL Humanitarian of the Year award."

Winners[edit]

Season Player[1] Team
2015-16 Will Petschenig Saginaw Spirit
2014–15 Nick Paul North Bay Battalion
2013–14 Scott Simmonds Belleville Bulls
2012–13 Ben Fanelli Kitchener Rangers
2011–12 Andrew D'Agostini Peterborough Petes
2010–11 Jack Walchessen Peterborough Petes
2009–10 Ryan Hayes Plymouth Whalers
2008–09 Chris Terry Plymouth Whalers
2007–08 Peter Stevens Kingston Frontenacs
2006–07 Andrew Gibbons Belleville Bulls
2005–06 Mike Angelidis Owen Sound Attack
2004–05 Jeff MacDougald Peterborough Petes
2003–04 Chris Campoli Erie Otters
2002–03 Michael Mole Belleville Bulls
2001–02 David Silverstone Belleville Bulls
2000–01 Joey Sullivan Erie Otters
1999–00 Dan Tessier Ottawa 67's
1998–99 Ryan McKie Sudbury Wolves
1997–98 Jason Metcalfe London Knights
1996–97 Mike Martone Peterborough Petes
1995–96 Craig Mills Belleville Bulls
1994–95 Brad Brown North Bay Centennials
1993–94 Brent Tully Peterborough Petes
1992–93 Keli Corpse Kingston Frontenacs

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Bell, Aaron, ed. (2013). 2013–14 OHL Media Guide. Ontario Hockey League. p. 138.