Justin Williams Award
Leadership, Ability & Sportsmanship
Justin grew up in Cobourg and played minor hockey in Port Hope before gaining a reputation as a skilled playmaker with the Cobourg Cougars of the OJHL in 1997–98. His favourite players growing up were Sergei Fedorov and Wayne Gretzky. Justin was drafted in the sixth round, 125th overall, by the Plymouth Whalers in the 1998 OHL Priority Selection. Justin is a 3X Stanley Cup Champion and winner of the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs.