The Emms Family Award was introduced for the Ontario Hockey League (OHL, OMJHL, OHA) in 1972-73 to recognition the very best newbie player each season. Part of the London Knights won the award that season and around four London Knights have won the Emms Family Award so far.
Dennis Maruk was the first ever people finding the Emms Family Award in 1972-73. He performed eight games while using the Toronto Marlboros the final season but nonetheless qualified as being a rookie. In 59 games while using the Knights, Maruk scored 46 goals and added 67 assists for 113 points. He performed for London before the finish within the 1974-75 season, playing 201 games, scoring 161 goals and totalling 373 points.
Maruk is a second round pick from the California Golden Seals inside the 1975 National hockey league Amateur Draft. He performed nearly 900 National hockey league games with California, Cleveland, Minnesota and Washington.
Ron Corriveau may be the only defenseman within the quantity of four. Corriveau won the Emms Family Award later-88, scoring 19 goals and assisting on 47 others for 66 points inside the blue line in 63 games. He performed within the Ontario Hockey League for five seasons from 1987-88 to 1991-92, mostly while using the Knights but Ron was traded for that Niagara Falls Thunder throughout his final OHL season. In individuals 5 years, Corriveau performed 260 games and contributed 329 points.
Ron was drafted using the St. Louis Blues within the second round within the 1989 National hockey league Entry Draft. He re-grew to become part of the draft in 1991 plus it was taken using the Washington Capitals within the eighth round. Corriveau never performed within the National hockey league and known as it quits after 4 years while using the Toledo Storm within the ECHL.
Ron Nash was the Emms Family Award recipient in 2000-01. In only 58 games, Nash scored 31 and aided on 35 for 66 points. Ron performed with London for just two primary season, 2000-01 and 2001-02. He was the first overall pick inside the 2002 National hockey league Entry Draft using the Columbus Blue Jackets, that is presently the captain within the team.
Nash lies to exceed the 300 goal plateau within the National hockey league this year-12. Inside the youthful career, he’s two occasions been an Olympian with Canada. Ron has in addition symbolized Canada at four World Titles. He won the Maurice ‘Rocket’ Richard Trophy in 2003-04 because the NHL’s top goal scorer with 41.
Patrick Kane performed only one season within the OHL, 2006-07, but he won the Emms Family Award, Eddie Forces Trophy (top point producer) along with the Jim Mahon Trophy (top scoring right-winger). Kane made an appearance may be the CHL’s top scorer. Kane scored 66 goals and totalled 145 points in only 58 games. Ironically, the 145 points was exactly the same number achieved by Dennis Maruk in 1974-75 while he was honoured while using the Red Tilson Trophy because the league’s MVP.