The Wayne Gretzky Trophy
Awarded annually to the league's Most Valuable Player, as judged by the Board of Governors.
Wayne Gretzky was simply without peer as a hockey player. "The Great One" holds 61 NHL records, many of which are never expected to be broken. His 215-point season in 1985-86 seems unfathomable, although he had four 200+ point seasons over the course of his career. He scored 40-goals in 12 straight seasons, including a record 92 goals in 1981-82.
Braden Holtby is the first Acadia Golden Bear player to ever be named as the winner of the Wayne Gretzky Award as the SICHL's Most Valuable Player. The 2008 3rd round pick appeared in 74 games winning 50 of them finishing atop all goaltending stat categories in the process. Runners up this year were Blake Wheeler (Edmonton) and Pavel Datsyuk (Winnipeg).