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Wisconsin hockey recruiting: Tony Stillwell named Wisconsin's "Mr. Hockey"

Stillwell is the third Wisconsin recruit to win the award, joining former Badgers Jefferson Dahl and Davis Drewiske.

Tony Stillwell poses with Notre Dame Academy head coach Cory McCracken and the Mr. Hockey award.
Tony Stillwell poses with Notre Dame Academy head coach Cory McCracken and the Mr. Hockey award.

Wisconsin recruit Tony Stillwell is your winner of the the 2014-15 Wisconsin Mr. Hockey award.

Stiillwell was presented the award at a ceremony on Thursday afternoon at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison.

Three of the eight finalists for the award were committed to play Division I hockey, including Adam Parsells (Wausau West) and Stillwell (Notre Dame Academy), who are both committed to playing for the Badgers. Ty Pelton-Byce (Madison Memorial) is committed to the University of Massachusetts.

The other finalists included Conner Blanck (St. Mary's Springs), Casey Esselman (Wisconsin Rapids), Connor Freeman (Kettle Moraine/Mukwonago/Oconomowoc), Logan Froberg (Bay Port) and Jack Nejedlo (Fond du Lac).

Stillwell finished his senior season at NDA with nine goals and 13 assists for 22 points in 19 games. Stillwell missed the early portion of the season recovering from a foot injury but finished strong, scoring a goal in each of his final four games.

It's expected that Stillwell will join the Madison Capitols in the USHL for the remainder of the season.

Former Mr. Hockey award winners:

2014 - Jacob Bresser - Eau Claire Memorial

2013 - Zach Jones - Verona

2012 - Kody Novinska - Rice Lake

2011 - Saxton Soley - Eau Claire Memorial

2010 - Max McCormick - Notre Dame Academy

2009 - Cody Strang - Madison Edgewood

2008 - Jefferson Dahl - Eau Claire Memorial

2007 - Travis Erstad - Stevens Point

2006 - Derrick LaPoint - Eau Claire North

2005 - Myle Hamblin - Madison Memorial

2004 - Dan Swanson - Menomonie

2003 - Davis Drewiske - Hudson

2002 - John Egge - Wisconsin Rapids

2001 - Evan Salmela - University School of Milwaukee

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