National Ringette League announces annual award winners

Calgary, Alberta – April 9, 2022 – The National Ringette League (NRL) today presented its annual awards recognizing the performance of NRL athletes and coaches during regular season play. The awards were presented at the closing ceremony of the 2022 Canadian Ringette Championships, which have been taking place in Calgary, Alberta this week.

Trophies were presented in the following categories:

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

Mégane Fortin – Montreal Mission

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

Jenny Snowdon – Atlantic Attack

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)

Paige Lanteigne (Nosal) – Cambridge Turbos

Top Goalkeeper (the most outstanding goalkeeper)

Jasmine Leblanc – Atlantic Attack

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

Manitoba HERD – Andrea Ferguson, Head Coach, Meaghan Alleyne, Assistant Coach, Glen Spearing, Assistant Coach

NRL Top Scorer

Jenny Snowdon – Atlantic Attack

NRL Scoring Champion

Chantal St-Laurent – Gatineau Fusion

Volunteer of the Year

Paul Geddes (Calgary RATH)

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 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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