Ottawa, Ontario – The Central Canada Hockey League is proud to announce that Athens Aeros Defenseman, Cameron McLean has won Top Defenseman of the year Award.
McLean, 18, is in his third season in CCHL2 after spending the last two years with Brockville and Prescott. This season he collected 22 goals, 40 assists in 50 games played with Athens. He is a prospect of the Kemptville 73s and has play 7 games with them as an AP.
“Success and confidence started with the great group of lads here in Athens. It made coming to the rink easy and had fun every time I stepped on the ice,” said McLean on his Award.
He started his career with the Oakville Rangers minor Midget AAA and won a championship. He scored 7 goals, 6 assists that year before making the move to Tier 2.
McLean actually set high goals for himself this season and reached them, “Getting this award defiantly wasn’t something I strived for at the start of the year but I just played my game and have had a lot of fun doing it,” explained McLean.
He started playing with the Brockville Tikis but only played ten games and only notched two assists. Last season he was playing with the Prescott Flyers and only had 4 goals, 15 assists, 19 points in his first full season in Tier 2.
McLean and rest of Athens will look to go on a playoff run after finishing 4th in Richardson Division. McLean could become a Tier 1 player next season because of his success that he had as an 18 year old this season.