CHL Player of the Year
SportIce hockey
Awarded forAnnually to the player judged to be the most outstanding in the Canadian Hockey League
First award1975
Most recentConnor Bedard (2022–23)

The CHL Player of the Year award is given out annually to the player judged to be the most outstanding in the Canadian Hockey League. It is selected from three most valuable players of the respective leagues; the Red Tilson Trophy of Ontario Hockey League, the Michel Brière Memorial Trophy of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, and the Four Broncos Memorial Trophy of the Western Hockey League.

As of the 2021–22 selection, Sidney Crosby (2003–04, 2004–05) and Alexis Lafrenière (2018–19, 2019–20) are the only repeat winners.


List of winners of the CHL Player of the Year award.[1][2]

Season Winner Team League
1974–75 Ed Staniowski Regina Pats WHL
1975–76 Peter Lee Ottawa 67's OHL
1976–77 Dale McCourt St. Catharines Fincups OHL
1977–78 Bobby Smith Ottawa 67's OHL
1978–79 Pierre Lacroix Trois-Rivières Draveurs QMJHL
1979–80 Doug Wickenheiser Regina Pats WHL
1980–81 Dale Hawerchuk Cornwall Royals QMJHL
1981–82 Dave Simpson London Knights OHL
1982–83 Pat LaFontaine Verdun Juniors QMJHL
1983–84 Mario Lemieux Laval Voisins QMJHL
1984–85 Dan Hodgson Prince Albert Raiders WHL
1985–86 Luc Robitaille Hull Olympiques QMJHL
1986–87 Rob Brown Kamloops Blazers WHL
1987–88 Joe Sakic Swift Current Broncos WHL
1988–89 Bryan Fogarty Niagara Falls Thunder OHL
1989–90 Mike Ricci Peterborough Petes OHL
1990–91 Eric Lindros Oshawa Generals OHL
1991–92 Charles Poulin Saint-Hyacinthe Laser QMJHL
1992–93 Pat Peake Detroit Junior Red Wings OHL
1993–94 Jason Allison London Knights OHL
1994–95 David Ling Kingston Frontenacs OHL
1995–96 Christian Dubé Sherbrooke Castors QMJHL
1996–97 Alyn McCauley Ottawa 67's OHL
1997–98 Sergei Varlamov Swift Current Broncos WHL
1998–99 Brian Campbell Ottawa 67's OHL
1999–2000 Brad Richards Rimouski Océanic QMJHL
2000–01 Simon Gamache Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL
2001–02 Pierre-Marc Bouchard Chicoutimi Saguenéens QMJHL
2002–03 Corey Locke Ottawa 67's OHL
2003–04 Sidney Crosby Rimouski Océanic QMJHL
2004–05 Sidney Crosby Rimouski Océanic QMJHL
2005–06 Alexander Radulov Quebec Remparts QMJHL
2006–07 John Tavares Oshawa Generals OHL
2007–08 Justin Azevedo Kitchener Rangers OHL
2008–09 Cody Hodgson Brampton Battalion OHL
2009–10 Jordan Eberle[3] Regina Pats WHL
2010–11 Ryan Ellis Windsor Spitfires OHL
2011–12 Brendan Shinnimin[4] Tri-City Americans WHL
2012–13 Jonathan Drouin Halifax Mooseheads QMJHL
2013–14 Anthony Mantha Val-d'Or Foreurs QMJHL
2014–15 Connor McDavid Erie Otters OHL
2015–16 Mitch Marner London Knights OHL
2016–17 Alex DeBrincat Erie Otters OHL
2017–18 Alex Barré-Boulet Blainville-Boisbriand Armada QMJHL
2018–19 Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic QMJHL
2019–20 Alexis Lafrenière Rimouski Océanic QMJHL
2021–22 Logan Stankoven Kamloops Blazers WHL
2022–23 Connor Bedard Regina Pats WHL

See also


  1. ^ "CHL Awards". Canadian Hockey League. Retrieved 2017-12-24.
  2. ^ "CHL announces 2021-22 Award winners". Canadian Hockey League. June 28, 2022. Retrieved 2022-06-29.
  3. ^ "CHL Network - CHL Annual Awards". Archived from the original on 2011-03-13. Retrieved 2011-03-11.
  4. ^ "Shinnimin named CHL MVP | The London Free Press". Archived from the original on 2013-12-19.