Four members of the Deer Lake Red Wings received recognition for outstanding seasons at the Hodder Saturday.
To the surprise of no one, Stephen Simms walked off with his second top defenceman award in three seasons. Simms was a tower of strength patrolling his team's blue line all year. In the meantime, he was a force offensively, contributing 6 goals and 17 assists in 10 games.
Drew Langdon, a graduate of the Dennis GM Western Kings' Midget program, was named the league's top rookie. Langdon had an outstanding first year season in senior, notching 23 points, including 6 goals, in 11 games.
Another Langdon, Darren, walked off with Coach of the Year honors; this is well-deserved, considering the dominant year the Red Wings have had.
And veteran Ryan Penney got the nod as Deer Lake's MVP. Penney, a threat offensively at all times, chalked up a 24 point campaign in 9 games. he finished up with 11 goals and 13 helpers.