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2023 BHS Player of the Year: Jayson Shaugabay

By YHH Staff, 03/12/23, 4:45PM CDT


The Warroad forward finished the season with 33 goals and 96 points.

2023 BHS Player of the Year - Jayson Shaugabay

While Shaugabay's Warriors fell just short of their ultimate goal in Saturday's Class A state championship game, his performance this season has been nothing short of exceptional. 

Shaugabay set career-highs in goals with (33), assists (63), and points (96) while leading the Warriors to a sparkling 29-1-1 record during the 2022-2023 season. Before the high school season, Shaugabya averaged nearly one point per game in the USHL, recording nine assists and 10 points in 14 games for the Green Bay Gamblers.  

For his career, Shaugabay totaled 114 goals and 304 points, joining the rarified air of Minnesota high school hockey's 300-point club, including Dave Spehar and Johnny Pohl. Team-wise, Shaugabay helped the Warriors to three Class A State Tournament appearances in his four varsity seasons, including two appearances in the state championship game. 

The Minnesota Duluth commit was named Mr. Hockey on Sunday afternoon.  

Jayson Shaugabay led Warroad to three Class A State Tournament appearances in his four varsity seasons.

2023 YHH BHS Player of the Year Finalists

Jackson Nevers, Edina

Player Team College commitment
Chase Cheslock Rogers St. Thomas
Jake Fisher Cretin-Derham Hall N/A
Andy Larson Duluth Denfeld N/A
Jackson Nevers Edina Minnesota
Jayson Shaugabay Warroad Minnesota Duluth
Gavyn Thoreson Andover St. Cloud State

Gavyn Thoreson, Andover

YHH BHS Player of the Year Past Winners

Year Player Team
2022 Alex Bump Prior Lake
2021 Kyle Kukkonen Maple Grove
2020 Matt Gleason Cretin-Derham Hall
2019 Bryce Brodzinski Blaine
2018 Sammy Walker Edina
2017 Casey Mittelstadt Eden Prairie
2016 Casey Mittelstadt Eden Prairie

2022 YHH BHS Player of the Year, Alex Bump.

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