(March 18, 2014) Calgary, Canada - The Ontario Hockey League in collaboration with Ryobi Power Tools, is pleased to congratulate Justin Brack as the winner of the 2014 Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the Year.

Brack’s dependability, superior quality of play and commitment to his team are what has earned him the title of Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the Year. As part of winning this title, Brack is the recipient of a $2000 scholarship and a Ryobi 6pc combination kit courtesy of Ryobi Power Tools.

“Justin demonstrated true commitment to the game and is most deserving of this title” said Mitch Dennehy, VP Sales and Marketing with Ryobi Canada. “On behalf of Ryobi I’d like to congratulate Justin on a great season and winning this year’s Ryobi Hardest Working Player of the year award.”

“Justin is playing in his first OHL season but is already highly regarded by his Owen Sound coaches and teammates for playing a passionate and determined game on a nightly basis,” said OHL Commissioner David Branch. “In order to play in the OHL, players must possess a strong work ethic, making it fitting to have an award that recognizes the efforts of our hardworking student athletes like Justin Brack.”

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About the Ontario Hockey League

The Ontario Hockey League is a member of the Canadian Hockey League which is the largest development league in the world.  Last season more than 3 million fans attended OHL regular season and playoff games, which over 80% of all games were broadcast live on television across the province.  The OHL is a leading supplier of talent to both the NHL and Canadian Interuniversity Sport.