Norfolk’s Dupont receives 2017-18 ECHL Sportsmanship Award

Brodie Dupont of the Norfolk Admirals is the recipient of the Sportsmanship Award for 2017-18 as determined in a vote of ECHL coaches, broadcasters, media relations directors and media members. 

 

The award is presented annually to the player who is judged to have exhibited the best sportsmanship combined with a high standard of playing ability. 

 

Jesse Schultz of Cinicnnati finished second, followed by Atlanta’s Derek Nesbitt, Kelly Zajac of South Carolina and Toledo’s Simon Denis.

 

Dupont, who was loaned to Stockton of the American Hockey League on March 29, posted 68 points (21g-47a) in 68 games with the Admirals this season while being assessed just 38 penalty minutes. His 47 assists are tied for fourth in the league while his 68 points rank seventh. Dupont has tallied 109 points (37g-72a) in 108 career ECHL games with Norfolk.

 

ECHL Sportsmanship Award Winners

2017-18           Brodie Dupont, Norfolk Admirals

2016-17           Shane Berschbach, Toledo Walleye

2015-16           Shane Berschbach, Toledo Walleye

2014-15           Chad Costello, Allen Americans

2013-14           Peter Sivak, Alaska Aces

2012-13           Randy Rowe, Toledo Walleye

2011-12           Kevin Ulanski, Colorado Eagles

2010-11           Brian Swanson, Alaska Aces

2009-10           Barret Ehgoetz, Cincinnati Cyclones

2008-09           Travis Morin, South Carolina Stingrays

2007-08           Jeff Campbell, Gwinnett Gladiators

2006-07           Derek Nesbitt, Idaho Steelheads

2005-06           Steve Saviano, Florida Everblades

2004-05           Kris Goodjohn, Gwinnett Gladiators

2003-04           Mark Pederson, San Diego Gulls

2002-03           Rejean Stringer, Columbia Inferno

2001-02           Ben Stafford, Trenton Titans

2000-01           Jamie Ling, Dayton Bombers

1999-00           Jamie Ling, Dayton Bombers

1998-99           Jamie Ling, Dayton Bombers

1997-98           Cal Ingraham, Tallahassee Tiger Sharks

1996-97           Mike Ross, South Carolina Stingrays