National Ringette League announces annual award winners

Ottawa, Ontario – April 11, 2020– The National Ringette League (NRL) today presented its annual awards recognizing the performance of NRL athletes and coaches during regular season play.


Trophies were presented to the following:

Rookie of the Year (the most outstanding player in her first year of NRL competition)

Taylor Hildebrand – Manitoba Intact

Most Valuable Player (the player judged to be the most valuable to her team)

Shaundra Bruvall – Calgary RATH

Top Centre (the most outstanding player that played predominantly the centre position)

Kelsey Youldon- Waterloo Wildfire

Top Forward (the most outstanding player that played predominantly forward position)

Britney Snowdon – Atlantic Attack

Top Defense (the most outstanding player that played predominantly the defense position)

Julie Vandal – Gatineau Fusion

Top Goalkeeper (the most outstanding goalkeeper)

Brea Beck – Calgary RATH

Team Personnel of the Year (the most outstanding coaching staff group of the year, this award is voted on by the teams)

Calgary RATH – Trina Janssens (head coach), Susan Foster (assistant coach), Paul Geddes (assistant coach), Jeff Ung (trainer)

NRL Top Scorer

Shaundra Bruvall (95 points)

NRL Scoring Champion

Britney Snowdon (52 goals)


About the National Ringette League
The National Ringette League (NRL) is the showcase league for ringette in Canada and strives to be the premiere women’s sports league in the country. The league has 13 teams participating in two conferences – a Western Conference with five teams and an Eastern Conference with eight teams. The objectives of the NRL are to move ringette into the mainstream of Canadian sports activity, encourage greater public awareness of ringette, create more and better competitive opportunities for athletes, and achieve positive financial results at both a league and team level. For more information on the NRL, including schedules, team rosters and athlete profiles, please visit our website at


Territory acknowledgement

While we are a proud Canadian organization, we acknowledge that our head office is located on traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishnaabeg People, and is now home to many diverse First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. Ringette Canada extends our respect to all First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples for their valuable contributions to this land. We are committed to moving forward in the spirit of reconciliation and collaboration.

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