-Photo by David Romuald
Avery Peterson has won the 2014 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award, given to the top senior high school hockey player in the state. Peterson was selected by a panel of NHL scouts, DI coaches, and selected members of the media.
The University of Nebraska-Omaha commit scored 37 goals and assisted on 30 others in 27 games this season. Peterson scored at least one point in 26 of his 27 games this season, including four games in which he register four goals. Peterson totaled 86 goals and 117 assists in 107 career games for Grand Rapids.
Peterson was drafted by the Wild in the sixth round (167 overall) of the 2013 NHL Draft.
The following is a list of past Minnesota Mr. Hockey winners.
|2013||Grant Besse||Benilde St. Margaret’s||5/147|
|2012||Justin Kloos||Lakeville South||Not Drafted|
|2011||Kyle Rau||Eden Prairie||3/93|
|2009||Nick Leddy||Eden Prairie||1/16|
|2007||Ryan McDonagh||Cretin-Derham Hall||1/12|
|2006||David Fischer||Apple Valley||1/20|
|2004||Tom Gorowsky||Centennial||Not Drafted|
|2003||Nate Dey||North St. Paul||Not Drafted|
|2002||Gino Guyer||Greenway||5/165 (2003 Draft)|
|2001||Mary Sertich||Roseville||Not Drafted|
|2000||Paul Martin||Elk River||2/62|
|1999||Jeff Taffe||Hastings||1/30 (2000 Draft)|
|1998||Johnny Pohl||Red Wing||9/255|
|1997||Aaron Miskovich||Grand Rapids||5/133|
|1996||Dave Spehar||Duluth East||Not Drafted|
|1995||Erik Rasmussen||St. Louis Park||1/7 (1996 Draft)|
|1994||Mike Crowley||Bloomington Jefferson||6/140 (1993 Draft)|
|1993||Nick Checco||Bloomington Jefferson||6/137|
|1992||Brian Bonin||White Bear Lake||9/211|
|1991||Darby Hendrickson||Richfield||4/73 (1990 Draft)|
|1988||Larry Olimb||Warroad||10/193 (1987 Draft)|