SAINT JOHN - The Saint John Sea Dogs announced this morning that the team awards banquet will be returning this year.
From the release:
The 2011-2012 banquet is set for March 19 at the Delta Brunswick Ballroom. Ticket prices are $65 for a single ticket and $490 for a table of eight. For season-ticket holders prices are $50 for a single ticket and $375 for a table of eight. The formal night will include cocktails at 6 p.m., with the dinner and awards beginning at 6:30.
The awards given out in March are the Saint John Airport Academic Player of the Year, Tim Hortons Most Improved Player, Irving Oil Team Player Award, ScotiaBank Community Service Award, Alpine Three Stars Award, Children’s Wish Foundation Fan Choice Award, and the Pepsi Top Scorer Award.
Three awards, the Bell Aliant Most Valuable Player, the Grant Thornton Rookie of the Year and the Investors Group Top Defenseman, will be handed out after the conclusion of the Sea Dogs playoff run.
Last years winners include Mike Thomas with the ScotiaBank Community Service Award while Zack Phillips took home the Tim Hortons Most Improved Player Award. Stephen MacAulay won the Irving Oil Team Player Award with Steven Anthony nabbing the Saint John Airport Academic Player of the Year. Ryan Tesink capped his terrific rookie year with the Grant Thornton Rookie of the Year Award and the Investors Group Top Defenseman was given to Simon Despres.
Jonathan Huberdeau made off with the most hardware taking home the Bell Aliant MVP, Alpine Three Stars Award, Children’s Wish Foundation Fan Choice and the Pepsi Top Scorer Awards.
For additional information on purchasing tickets, please call the Sea Dogs office (506) 632-9260, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saint John’s regular season ends on Saturday, March 17 in Cape Breton. Their playoff run will begin on Friday, March 23 at Harbour Station.