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Encyclopedia > George Parsons Trophy

The George Parsons Trophy is awarded annually to the player judged to be the most sportsmanlike at the Memorial Cup ice hockey tournament. It was first awarded in 1973. The trophy is named for George Parsons, a former OHA and NHL player whose career was ended prematurely in 1939 by an eye injury. It is sporting to shake the hand of ones opponent after the end of a game. ... The Memorial Cup is the championship trophy of the Canadian Hockey League (CHL). ... Ice hockey, known simply as hockey in areas where it is more common than field hockey, is a team sport played on ice. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... A typical OHL hockey game. ... NHL can also be an abbreviation for National Historic Landmark or Non-Hodgkins lymphoma. ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ...


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Memorial Cup trophy winners and All-Stars announced (211 words)
 The winner of the George Parsons Trophy for sportsmanship is Brandon Reid of the Val-d'Or Foreurs.
He becomes just the second player to win the same Memorial Cup trophy in consecutive years - the other was goalie Mark Fitzpatrick of Medicine Hat, who won the Hap Emms Memorial Trophy back-to-back in 1987-88.
Gamache had four goals and three assists for seven points to finish in a four-way tie for the scoring lead, but most goals scored was the tie-breaker.
CHL Memorial Cup 2003 (331 words)
Rangers' winger Gregory Campbell was a double winner as he captured the Ed Chynoweth Trophy as the tournament's leading scorer and he was selected as the winner of the George Parsons Trophy as the Most Sportsmanlike Player.
The Ed Chynoweth Trophy was first presented in 1996 and the Stafford Smythe Memorial Trophy as been presented at every Memorial Cup since 1972.
The George Parsons Trophy was introduced and the Hap Emms Trophy was first presented in 1975.
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