THE OFFICIAL SITE OF THE NORTHERN ONTARIO JUNIOR HOCKEY LEAGUE

Rookie of the Year

(First Season Playing Junior Hockey)

JOHN GRIGNON TROPHY

AWARD WINNER   TEAM
2018-19 Noah Minns (F) Elliot Lake Wildcats
2017-2018 Harrison Israels Powassan Voodoos Photo
2016-2017 Kyle Liinimaa Rayside Balfour Canadians
2015-2016 Bradley Chenier Rayside Balfour Canadians
2014-2015 Steve Harland Powassan Voodoos
2013-2014 Owen Headrick Soo Thunderbirds
2012-2013 Joel Horodziejczyk Soo Thunderbirds
2011-2012 Josh Hicks Soo Thunderbirds
2010-2011 Erik Robichaud Abitibi Eskimos
2009-2010 Brett Findlay Blind River Beavers
2008-2009 Erik Belanger Sudbury Kal Tire Jr Wolves
2007-2008 Jarrett Burton Blind River Beavers
2006-2007 Brett Perlini Soo Thunderbirds
2005-2006 Nick Jelitto/Billy Stone Blind River/Manitoulin
2004-2005 Matt Caria/Yves Bastien Soo T-Birds/North Bay
2003-2004 Christian Cundari Sudbury Northern Wolves
2002-2003 Matt Hall Soo Thunderbirds
2001-2002 Jean-Michel Rizk Sudbury Northern Wolves
2000-2001 Jeff Rainville Blind River Beavers
1999-2000 Patrick Jarrett Soo Thunderbirds
1998-1999 Curtis Cribbie Parry Sound Shamrocks
1997-1998 Morgan Kenty Sturgeon Falls Lynx
1996-1997 Shawn Denomme Sturgeon Falls Lynx
1995-1996 Glen Detulleo Timmins Golden Bears
1994-1995 Ed Lawrence Parry Sound Shamrocks
1993-1994 Ron Newhook Powassan Hawks
1992-1993 Luc Gagne Powassan Hawks
1991-1992 Steve Sullivan Timmins Golden Bears
1990-1991 Mike Dore Rayside Balfour Canadians
1989-1990 Eric Danis Rouyn-Noranda Capitales
1988-1989 N/A
1987-1988 N/A
1986-1987 N/A
1985-1986 N/A
1984-1985 N/A
1983-1984 N/A
1982-1983 N/A
1981-1982 Brad Boilard Elliot Lake Vikings
1980-1981 Ken Burton Nickel Centre Native Sons
1979-1980 David Matte Onaping Falls Huskies
1978-1979 Doug Currie Capreol Hawks
1971-1972 Jim Mayer Chelmsford Canadians
1970-1971 Dennis Crisp Chelmsford Canadians
1969-1970 Al Blanchard Sudbury Wolves
1968-1969 Dave Murphy Soo Greyhounds
1967-1968 Lloyd Bentley Soo Greyhounds
1966-1967 Alf Maki Sudbury Wolves
1965-1966 Andre Courtemanche Garson-Falconbridge Native Sons
1964-1965 Don James Soo Greyhounds
1963-1964 Rollie King Soo, Michigan Realtors
1962-1963