The North American Hockey League (NAHL) has announced the remainder of its awards for the 2019-20 season.  The selections are based on performance during the 2019-20 regular season, as voted upon by the league’s 26 Head Coaches.

The 2019-20 season awards include: All-NAHL Team, Most Valuable Player, Forward of the Year, Defenseman of the Year, Vaughn Hockey Goaltender of the Year, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, General Manager of the Year, Executive of the Year and Organization of the Year, along with the Apex Learning Virtual School Academic Achievement Award, Leadership Award and Community Service Award.  Here is a look at the winners:

2019-20 All-NAHL 1st Team
Forward: Joey Baez, Lone Star Brahmas
Forward: Christian Gorscak, Johnstown Tomahawks
Forward: Dante Sheriff, Austin Bruins
Defense: Sam Miller, Shreveport Mudbugs
Defense: Hampus Rydqvist, Maryland Black Bears
Goalie: Cayden Bailey, Lone Star Brahmas

2019-20 All-NAHL 2nd Team
Forward: Matt Allen, Amarillo Bulls
Forward: Matt Guerra, Lone Star Brahmas
Forward: Noah Kane, Maine Nordiques
Defense: Dylan Abbott, Fairbanks Ice Dogs
Defense: Sam Brennan, Lone Star Brahmas
Goalie: Mattias Sholl, Fairbanks Ice Dogs

2019-20 Most Valuable Player and Forward of the Year: Christian Gorscak, Johnstown Tomahawks
Johnstown Tomahawks and NAHL Top Prospects forward Christian Gorscak, 19, made a 40-point improvement from last season to tie for the NAHL scoring lead in 2019-20 with 64 points (25 goals, 39 assists) in 51 games played. The 5’11/185 lbs. native of Jeannette, Pennsylvania, who is committed to play NCAA Division 1 hockey at Niagara, has appeared in 155 games in his NAHL career and recorded 101 points. Gorscak played both the 2015-16 and 2016-17 seasons with the Esmark Stars 16U team in the NAPHL. In 48 career NAPHL games, he recorded 60 points. During the 2016-17 season, he helped the Stars to the NAPHL 16U Dixon Cup Championship, he appeared in the NAPHL 16U All-Star Game, and was also named to the All-NAPHL 16U 1st Team that season.