Tommy Ivan Trophy

The Tommy Ivan Trophy was awarded annually to the player selected as the most valuable player in the Central Hockey League (CHL).[1]

Named in honour of Tommy Ivan commencing with 1974–75 CHL season, this individual award recognized the player who distinguished himself for his “outstanding contributions to his team during the course of the regular season”. The winner was chosen through a vote of the CHL coaches.

List of winnersEdit

Season Winner Team
1963–64 Jeannot Gilbert Minneapolis Bruins
1964–65 Cesare Maniago Minneapolis Bruins
1965–66 Art Stratton St. Louis Braves
1966–67 Art Stratton St. Louis Braves
1967–68 Bryan Watson Houston Apollos
1968–69 Jim Lorentz Oklahoma City Blazers
1969–70 Dan Johnson Tulsa Oilers
1970–71 Andre Dupont*Shared Omaha Knights
1970–71 Peter McDuffe*Shared Omaha Knights
1970–71 Gerry Ouellette*Shared Omaha Knights
1970–71 Joe Zanussi*Shared Fort Worth Wings
1971–72 Gregg Sheppard Oklahoma City Blazers
1972–73 Mike Cormier Fort Worth Wings
1973–74 Glenn Resch Fort Worth Wings
1974–75 Wayne Schaab Omaha Knights
1975–76 Ian McKegney Dallas Black Hawks
1976–77 Barclay Plager Kansas City Blues
1977–78 Doug Palazzari Salt Lake Golden Eagles
1978–79 Ron Low Kansas City Blues
1979–80 Doug Palazzari Salt Lake Golden Eagles
1980–81 Joe Mullen Salt Lake Golden Eagles
1981–82 Bob Francis Oklahoma City Stars
1982–83 Kelly Hrudey Indianapolis Checkers
1983–84 Bruce Affleck*Shared Indianapolis Checkers
1983–84[2] John Vanbiesbrouck*Shared Tulsa Oilers


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