On February 7, 2012, the Prairie Junior Hockey League (PJHL) announced their awards for the 2011-12 season.
Nineteen-year-old Logan Skinner, from Coronach, received two awards for his rookie season play with the Assiniboia Southern Rebels.
Skinner, who wore #12 for the Rebels, racked up 61 points in 40 games played, tenth overall in the scoring race. Teammate, Zach Flemming, from Coronach, picked up 58 points to finish in 12 spot.
Skinner was awarded the Rookie of the Year, along with Craig Fournier, from the Cypress Cyclones. Skinner also was awarded the Right Wing all-star award for the South Division.
Coach of the Year was awarded to Willow Bunch’s Jeff Donnelly, the head coach of the Assiniboia Southern Rebels.
Most Valuable Player for the PJHL was awarded to Eric Ditto of the Delisle Chiefs. Ditto plays left wing for the Chiefs and picked up 108 points over the regular season.
Defenceman of the Year went to Dillon Marcotte of the Traveland RV Storm.
Most Sportsmanlike Player was awarded to Ryan Husband of the Regina Capitals.
The Barry Karst Memorial Scholarship was presented to Conrad Chouinard of the Storm and Paul Sonntag of the Chiefs.
The Terry Rak Builder Award was presented to Maurice Simard, from Assiniboia, as well as Rob Renneberg.
PJHL All Star Awards:
Goaltenders: North Division - Cam Irwin, Delisle Chiefs, and South Division - Nathan Montgrand, Fort Knox
Defencemen: North - Hayden Cameron, Saskatoon Royals, Andre Lalonde, Delisle Chiefs and South - Dillon Marcotte, Traveland RV Storm, Travis Statz, Fort Knox and Rylan McKinnon, Cypress Cyclones
Left Wing: North - Eric Ditto, Delisle Chiefs and South - Derek Gianoli, Regina Capitals
Centre: North - Russ Schnieder, Delisle Chiefs and South - Tanner Mitchell, Traveland Storm and Justin Schaeffer, Regina Capitals.
Right Wing: North - Justin Kerr, Delisle Chiefs and South - Logan Skinner, Assiniboia Southern Rebels.
The Rebels, who finished fourth in the south division, will take on third place Storm in the first round of playoffs, set to begin Wednesday, February 29 in Pilot Butte.