Perani Cup

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Perani Cup
Sport Ice hockey
Given for the player on each team who receives the most three stars of the game honors in CCHA play[1]
First award 2003
Final award 2013
Most recent Brady Hjelle

The Perani Cup was an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association regular season to the player who finished with the most 'stars-of-the-game' points in CCHA play. While each school named a Perani Cup Champion, the official CCHA winner was the player who had the highest point total amongst all conference teams. points were calculated as 5 for a number one star, 3 for a number two star, and 1 for a number three star. Any player on the game roster was eligible to be star and only games between CCHA opponents would be counted towards the Perani Cup Standings.[2] The three stars for each game are nominally selected by members of the home-team press.[3]

The Perani Cup was first bestowed in 2003 and every year thereafter until 2013 when the CCHA was dissolved as a consequence of the Big Ten forming its men's ice hockey conference.[4]

Award winners[edit]

Year Winner Position School
2002–03 Mike Brown Goaltender Ferris State
2003–04 Craig Kowalski Goaltender Northern Michigan
2004–05 Jordan Sigalet Goaltender Bowling Green
2005–06 Jeff Jakaitis Goaltender Lake Superior State
2006–07 Jeff Lerg Goaltender Michigan State
2007–08 Kevin Porter Center Michigan
2008–09 Chad Johnson Goaltender Alaska
2009–10 Drew Palmisano Goaltender Michigan State
2010–11 Andy Miele Center Miami
2011–12 Reilly Smith Right Wing Miami
2012–13 Brady Hjelle Goaltender Ohio State

See also[edit]



  • "CCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 


  1. ^ "Heeter Wins Perani Cup for Ohio State". Ohio State Buckeyes. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  2. ^ "LSSU goalie Jakaitis wins the Perani Cup". Michigan College Hockey. 2006-02-28. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  3. ^ "College Hockey: This Week in the CCHA: Jan. 17, 2008". 2008-01-17. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 
  4. ^ "The CCHA is going away, but its history will have a final resting place". 2013-03-06. Retrieved 2013-07-26. 

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