Kitchener’s Mark Scheifele has been named Waterloo Region’s Athlete of the Year for 2016.
The Winnipeg Jets centre had 82 points this past season, a career high.
Mark’s dad accepted the award on his behalf at Tuesday’s awards dinner as Scheifele is with Team Canada at the World Championships.
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“Definitely overwhelming, but also humbling, but also honoured as part of this community, for Mark to be able to receive such a tremendous award.” said Brad Scheifele.