PWHL Awards: The Winners Are In!

The 2024 PWHL Awards have been handed out. See who took home the hardware.

PWHL Awards: The Winners Are In!
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The results are in! Let's take a look at the winners of the inaugural PWHL Awards.

Everyone showed up in style to the purple carpet for the chance to win some hardware.

2024 All-Rookie Team

Forwards: Alina Müller (Boston), Emma Maltais (Toronto), Grace Zumwinkle (Minnesota)

Defenders: Ashton Bell (Montréal), Sophie Jaques (Minnesota)

Goaltender: Emma Söderberg (Boston)

2024 First All-Star Team

Forwards: Alex Carpenter (New York), Marie-Philip Poulin (Montréal), Natalie Spooner (Toronto)

Defenders: Ella Shelton (New York), Erin Ambrose (Montréal)

Goaltender: Kristen Campbell (Toronto)

2024 Second All-Star Team

Forwards: Brianne Jenner (Ottawa), Grace Zumwinkle (Minnesota), Sarah Nurse (Toronto)

Defenders: Renata Fast (Toronto), Megan Keller (Boston)

Goaltender: Aerin Frankel (Boston)

2024 Hockey For All Award (Presented by Scotiabank)

Maureen Murphy (Montréal) took home the first-ever Hockey For All Award in recognition of her work in the community while playing for PWHL Montréal.

This season, she dedicated over 600 hours to community organizations in Montréal while also going to law school.

2024 Coach of the Year

Nominees: Kori Cheverie (Montréal), Courtney Kessel (Minnesota), Troy Ryan (Toronto)

Winner: Troy Ryan (Toronto)

Coach Ryan led his team to first place in the league with a 13-4-0-7 record on the back of an 11-game win streak. Toronto finished with the top goal differential, best overtime record, highest goals for, lowest goals against, and highest penalty kill percentage. Despite starting off with a five-game losing streak, Coach Ryan helped his team bounce back and complete a strong regular season.

2024 Rookie of the Year

Nominees: Emma Maltais (Toronto), Alina Müller (Boston), Grace Zumwinkle (Minnesota)

Winner: Grace Zumwinkle (Minnesota)

As a rookie, Zumwinkle led her team in scoring and finished tied for first in rookie scoring. She finished tied with the second-most goals scored in the league, fired 98 shots on goal, and tallied points on the power play and penalty kill.

And of course, she scored the first-ever PWHL hat trick!

2024 Goaltender of the Year

Nominations: Aerin Frankel (Boston), Corinne Schroeder (New York), Kristen Campbell (Toronto)

Winner: Kristen Campbell (Toronto)

Campbell finished the season with the most wins (16), including 11 consecutive wins. She played the second-most minutes and faced 544 shots, earning a 1.99 goals-against average and a .927 save percentage. Like her team, Campbell finished the season undefeated in extra time.

2024 Defender of the Year

Nominees: Ella Shelton (New York), Erin Ambrose (Montréal), Megan Keller (Boston)

Winner: Erin Ambrose (Montréal)

Ambrose was the only player to record four points in one game. She finished the season with 18 points, the second-highest of all defenders. Averaging 22:26 minutes per game, Ambrose was key to helping Montréal finish second in the league and make the playoffs.

2024 Forward of the Year

Nominees: Alex Carpenter (New York), Marie-Philip Poulin (Montréal), Natalie Spooner (Toronto)

Winner: Natalie Spooner (Toronto)

Natalie Spooner winning comes as no surprise to anyone, after she finished with a league-leading 20 goals and 27 points. She also led the league in shots (101), points-per-game (1.13), multi-goal games (6), powerplay goals (7), game-winning goals (5), insurance goals (4), and first goals (5). Spooner also scored PWHL Toronto's first-ever goal.

2024 Billie Jean King MVP Award

Nominees: Alex Carpenter (New York), Marie Philip-Poulin (Montréal), Natalie Spooner (Toronto)

Winner: Natalie Spooner (Toronto)

Natalie Spooner was synonymous with MVP this season, so this win comes as no surprise. She put PWHL Toronto on her back and carried them to first place in the league after a disappointing start to the year. She truly had a comeback season and was one of the best players to watch all year.

And, she showed up to the awards with bedazzled crutches! That's dedication.

Congrats to all of the winners!