2020-21 Year-End Awards: Jim Neilson Award as Most Valuable Defenceman Presented By North Star Signs

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Prince Albert, SK  –  The Prince Albert Raiders are proud to announce the winner of the Jim Neilson Award as Most Valuable Defenceman Presented By North Star Signs is Remy Aquilon!

Aquilon was a constant presence on the Raiders’ top pairing during the Subway Hub Centre and was a key contributor on the penalty kill.

The Kelowna, BC product set multiple career highs in the shortened season, including new bests in assists (15) and points (16). He was also a career-best plus-seven for the season.

Aquilon was acquired by the Raiders prior to the 2019-20 season. Over his 145-game WHL career split between the Raiders and the Victoria Royals, he has two goals and 24 assists.

In the 2020-21 Year-End Awards Presented By Great Western Brewing, Aquilon was also the recipient of the Ches Leach Award as Most Improved Player.

Last Five Winners of the Jim Neilson Award as Most Valuable Defenceman

  • 2019-20: Kaiden Guhle and Zack Hayes
  • 2018-19: Brayden Pachal
  • 2017-18: Vojtech Budik
  • 2016-17: Vojtech Budik
  • 2015-16: Brendan Guhle and Jesse Lees
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