Emms Family Award
The Emms Family Award is presented annually to the Rookie of the Year (top first-year player) in the Ontario Hockey League. The winner is also nominated for the CHL Rookie of the Year. The award was donated by Hap Emms. Leighton "Hap" Emms was a coach, owner, general manager and pioneer of the game, with a 33-year presence in the Ontario Hockey Association. His involvement in the Barrie Flyers, Niagara Falls Flyers, and St. Catharines Black Hawks, led to eight Memorial Cup tournament appearances, winning four times.
|Emms Family Award|
|Given for||Top first-year player in OHL|
(Rookie of the Year)
|Most recent||Quinton Byfield|
List of winners of the Emms Family Award.
- Blue background denotes also named CHL Rookie of the Year