Melo Wins Rookie of the Year

After a fantastic rookie season Joey Melo is the recipient of the Dick White Trophy giving to the AJHL’s Rookie of the Year.

Melo finished the season 1st in goals (22) among rookies and 2nd overall in points (43). Melo also set the Wolverines rookie record for goals surpassing Aidan Longs mark set in 2023 (19).


Joey had this to say about winning this award

“It’s an honour to win this award. I couldn’t have done it without my teammates and the coaching staff for giving me the opportunity.”


Shawn Martin had this to add about his rookie forward

“Joey has been a key part of our lineup almost since the day he arrived, he has the ability to make players around him better, Melo has been as impactful as any other first year player that has come though our program in recent history. We are very proud to see him receive this recognition.”

Questions can be directed to Wolverines HC/GM Shawn Martin 780.893.0535