The Perani Cup was an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association regular season to the player who finished with the most 'stars-of-the-game' points in CCHA play. While each school named a Perani Cup Champion, the official CCHA winner was the player who had the highest point total amongst all conference teams. points were calculated as 5 for a number one star, 3 for a number two star, and 1 for a number three star. Any player on the game roster was eligible to be star and only games between CCHA opponents would be counted towards the Perani Cup Standings.[1] The three stars for each game are nominally selected by members of the home-team press.[2]

The Perani Cup was first bestowed in 2003 and every year thereafter until 2013 when the CCHA was dissolved as a consequence of the Big Ten forming its men's ice hockey conference.[3]

Award winnersEdit

Year Winner Position School
2002–03 Mike Brown Goaltender Ferris State
2003–04 Craig Kowalski Goaltender Northern Michigan
2004–05 Jordan Sigalet Goaltender Bowling Green
2005–06 Jeff Jakaitis Goaltender Lake Superior State
2006–07 Jeff Lerg Goaltender Michigan State
2007–08 Kevin Porter Center Michigan
2008–09 Chad Johnson Goaltender Alaska
2009–10 Drew Palmisano Goaltender Michigan State
2010–11 Andy Miele Center Miami
2011–12 Reilly Smith Right Wing Miami
2012–13 Brady Hjelle Goaltender Ohio State

Winners by schoolEdit

School Winners
Miami 2
Michigan State 2
Alaska 1
Bowling Green 1
Ferris State 1
Lake Superior State 1
Michigan 1
Northern Michigan 1
Ohio State 1

Winners by positionEdit

Position Winners
Center 2
Right Wing 1
Goaltender 8

See alsoEdit

References Edit

General Edit

  • "CCHA Awards", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on 2013-07-26. 

Specific Edit

  1. "LSSU goalie Jakaitis wins the Perani Cup", Michigan College Hockey, 2006-02-28. Retrieved on 2013-07-26. 
  2. "College Hockey: This Week in the CCHA: Jan. 17, 2008",, 2008-01-17. Retrieved on 2013-07-26. 
  3. "The CCHA is going away, but its history will have a final resting place",, 2013-03-06. Retrieved on 2013-07-26. 

External linksEdit

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