The Lambton AA Hockey
Association held their annual
awards banquet Thursday night at
the Dante Club.
dinner special guest Cam Abbot
spoke to Players, Coaches &
Parents. Abbot's roots are
with Lambton AAA (formally
Lambton Lightning) and he is now
playing professionally in Sweden
with his twin brother Chris.
His speech focused on head
injury and concussion but also
provided encouraging words in
regards to hockey as a career.
"If you want it's yours, you got
to work hard to get it."
The Presidents Lifetime
Achievement Award was presented
to Ruth Ann Windover for her
long standing contribution to
hockey in the community.
The Builders award was presented
to Joe Clark for his dedication
to coaching youth. The
Volunteer Award was presented to
Dave Barns for his timeless
efforts and dedication to
Lambton AAA hockey.
Jayen Day Memorial Award and
About the Award
"Love It, Believe It, Do It"
Before his tragic death Jalen had fought and beaten a rare cancer called
He was well known in the community for his courage, determination,
dedication and love for hockey.
Jalen's dream was to become a goalie in the NHL and to win the Stanley
Cup.Because of Jalen's inspiration to many people in the community the
Lambton Jr. Sting Association continues to dedicate this trophy in
his memory to a
Goalie who shows the same qualities of Jalen.
In addition to the Lambton AAA Award a $500.00 educational bursary is awarded
The 2011-12 Jalen Day Memorial Award was presented
by his former coach Paul Burgess
and Jaylen's Father and Sister
to Major Bantam goalie Travis
The Micor Sports Award that is
presented to a team player from
each team. The 2011/2012
receipients were presented to
Ethan Kirby (Minor Atom), Nolan
DeGurse (Major Atom), Joey
Ferrera (Minor Peewee), Ehtan
Hunt (Major Peewee), Alec
DeKoning (Minor Bantam), Matt
Gough, (Major Bantam)(, Adam
Wammes (Minor Midget) and Justin
Moore (Major Midget).
The Coach of the year and Team
of the Year was presented to the
Minor Midget Team and their
coach David Craievich.