Toronto, ON – The CWHL is pleased to announce that Sportsnet’s Hockey Central Tonight host Caroline Cameron will be hosting the 2019 CWHL Clarkson Cup Awards which will be presented by the NHLPA.
Caroline is a proud supporter of the CWHL and women’s hockey and has been instrumental in paving the way for women in broadcasting. The awards will be taking place at the Mattamy Athletic Centre, formerly Maple Leaf Gardens, on March 22nd. This is the second year in a row that the awards will be held in Toronto and the first time they will be held at Ryerson University.
The CWHL Awards pay recognition to the top players in the league and acknowledges their skills, determination and hard work. Some of the awards to be presented include the Jayna Hefford Trophy and the CWHL MVP. The NHLPA will be in attendance to hand out the Jayna Hefford Trophy again this year. This award is given to the Most Valuable Player as voted by their peers and has previously been awarded to Jamie Lee Rattray and Marie-Philip Poulin. The CWHL MVP is the most coveted individual player award and is awarded to the league’s top player of the season. Past CWHL MVP award winners include Kelli Stack and Marie-Philip Poulin.
The awards will be held at Ryerson University in the Mattamy Athletic Centre. Tickets to the award show are $20 for an individual, $15 for a group of 10 or more and $10 for students. For more information visit www.thecwhl.com/clarksoncup2019.
Host, Hockey Central Tonight
Signing on with Sportsnet in April 2012, Caroline Cameron currently hosts Hockey Central Tonight.
Born and raised in Toronto, Cameron began her career in the world of broadcasting as a reporter, host and producer at RogersTV London as well as an intern for Sportsnet 590 The FAN. Rising through the ranks at Rogers over the next few years, Cameron provided sports updates for CityNews and worked as a reporter at Sportsnet before landing behind the Sportsnet Central anchor desk, first in Vancouver and then in Toronto. Since joining the network in 2012, Cameron has covered a wide range of live events, contributing to sportsnet.ca and Sportsnet broadcasts. An avid tennis player and blogger, Cameron lists reporting at the 2016 Wimbledon Final as a career highlight.
A graduate of Media Theory and Production in Broadcast Journalism from The University of Western Ontario and Fanshawe College, Cameron has been honoured with the Young Alumni Award from Fanshawe College and the Outstanding Youth Volunteer Award from the London Youth Council and Pillar Non-profit for her work on RogersTV.
Competitive by nature, Cameron has always enjoyed playing various sports and being outdoors. Currently residing in Toronto, Cameron enjoys spending time with friends and family. Cameron is also a proud KidSport BC Ambassador and supporter of The Alzheimer’s Society, Dementia Friends, and Special Olympics BC.
About the CWHL
The Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) is the premier, professionally-run women’s hockey league in the world. With six current clubs throughout North America and China, it enables elite female hockey players to pursue their dreams of competing at the highest level possible, while enhancing the lives of others through exceptional athleticism, entertainment, and motivation. The league is a centrally funded not-for-profit organization, meaning all participating teams receive equal access to funding to ensure equal opportunity and competition. To learn more visit thecwhl.com.