WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament

The WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the WCHA tournament to the best player in the championship as voted by the head coaches of each member team.[1]

WCHA Most Outstanding Player in Tournament
SportIce hockey
Given forTo the Most Outstanding Player in the WCHA conference tournament.
History
First award1988
First winnerDean Anderson
Most winsBill Pye (2)
Most recentNick Rivera

The Tournament MVP was first awarded in 1988 and every year thereafter. The award was changed from 'most valuable' to 'most outstanding' for the 2017 tournament.[2]

Bill Pye is the only player to have won the award more than once. Additionally, two recipients have received the honor while not playing for the conference champion. (as of 2019)

Award winnersEdit

  1. ^ a b Minnesota and Wisconsin left after the 2012-13 season to join the Big Ten.
  2. ^ a b c d e North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth, and St. Cloud State left after the 2012-13 season to join the NCHC.

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ReferencesEdit

GeneralEdit

  • "WCHA Awards". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved 2013-08-28.
  • "WCHA Major Award Winners". WCHA.com. Archived from the original on 2015-03-24. Retrieved 2013-08-28.
  • "NCAA (WCHA) Tournament MVP". Elite Prospects. Retrieved 2013-08-28.

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