Contact Us

TC Am’s Rimmer, Shinnimin, and Coach Hiller Up For WHL Awards

TC AMS Brendan Shinnimin
(courtesy Arid Acres Photography-John Allen)

We will have to wait until May 2 to find out who wins, but three big parts of the Tri City Americans are up for some big awards.

Ams’ netminder Ty Rimmer was nominated as the Western Conference’s selection for Goaltender Of The Year, going against Tyler Bunz of the Medicine Hat Tigers from the Eastern Conference.   Brendan Shinnimin, who led the Americans and WHL in scoring, will have his name inscribed on the Bob Clarke Trophy as the leading scorer in the league.  And Coach Jim Hiller is up for WHL Coach of the Year, the other nominee is Pat Conacher of the Regina Pats from the East.  The full list of WHL nominees is found here. 

  In addition,  Rimmer and Shinnimin were selected to the WHL Western Conference All-Star Team, Shinnimin being a unanimous selection.  Americans Patrick Holland, and 50 goal scorer Adam Hughesman were selected to the Second All Star Team, making this year a big one for Americans honors.

  The Ams open up the 2012 playoffs Friday and Saturday vs. Everett at the Toyota Center, 7:05 puck drops both nights.

More from Newstalk 870

Best of the Web

Leave a Comment

It appears that you already have an account created within our VIP network of sites on . To keep your points and personal information safe, we need to verify that it's really you. To activate your account, please confirm your password. When you have confirmed your password, you will be able to log in through Facebook on both sites.

Forgot your password?

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

It appears that you already have an account on this site associated with . To connect your existing account with your Facebook account, just click on the account activation button below. You will maintain your existing profile and VIP program points. After you do this, you will be able to always log in to http://newstalk870.am using your Facebook account.

*Please note that your points, prizes and activities will not be shared between programs within our VIP network.

Please fill out the information below to help us provide you a better experience.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!

Not a Member? Sign Up Here.

Sign up for an account to comment, share your thoughts, and earn points to get great prizes.

Register on Newstalk 870 KFLD: The Mid Columbia's Newstalk Leader quickly by logging in with your Facebook account. It's just as secure, and no password to remember!