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Laforest Judged Best By Rangers
Stewart, Staff Writer
& Sun Bulletin
stood a little bit taller.
probably why Binghamton Rangers goalie Mark ďTreesĒ Laforest was
selected as the Binghamton Rangersí Most Valuable Player by his
teammates and presented the award after Sunday nightís game with
had a 25-14-2 record, 3.16 goals against average and .902 save
percentage for the Rangers this season. He was one half of the Rangersí talented goaltending
tandem. The other was
Sam St. Laurent, who received the Rangersí Booster Club Board of
Directors award for outstanding play.
also received the Roto Rooter Star of the game award for being the
Rangersí player most often chosen as a star of the game at home
and on the road. St.
Laurent took a similar honor for the home games.
Joe Paterson received a number of awards.
Included were the Booster Clubís MVP award; the teamís
Presidentís award for all around performance on and off the ice;
and the March of Dimes Community Service Award.
Jeff Bloemberg received the Sportsmanship Award, and center Brian
McReynolds was given the Owners award for the forward that best
excels on defense.
wing Daniel Lacroix was selected by teammates as the Paul Crowley/7th
Player award winner for bring an unsung hero.
no oneís surprise, longtime Binghamton hockey supporter Hans
Peterson was once again given the Super Fan award.