Here are the early early nominations for 2018 Best of Vegas Hockey Awards. To nominate a player, coach, team exec please send to leesamuels07@aol.com

Vegas Hockey does not select the winners – you, the readers, vote to determine who is the 2018 Best in Vegas Hockey

Nominations sent in by our readers

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Newest nominations here

Player of the Year Jason Zucker x 3; Girls Player of the Year Gia Avalone, AAA Anaheim Lady Ducks 16u; Best Vegas Hockey website Las Vegas Ice Center -winner last year; Best Defenseman AA – Trent Carter, AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u; Best coach – Wally LaCroix, AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u; Best UNLV goalie – Ben Giesbrecht; Best Vegas hockey writer – Bethany Drysdale, VegasHockey.net; Best Arena – City National x 3

Best Exec Scott Zucker, NAHA; Player of the Year Cody Williams UNLV; Zee Khan, UNLV, Best GM; Roy Henderson’s Global Las Vegas – Best Showcase for players looking for a team each year at Las Vegas Ice Center x 4; Rob Pallin, Best Vegas International hockey coach; Jason Allen, Best Vegas Men’s League player; Las Vegas Ice Center – Best Vegas Hockey website; Kendell Galor, Best Athletic trainer x 3; Wally Lacroix, best coach, AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights; William Jacob, Best Forward, AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u; Cody Printzen, Best Roller Player; Kendell Galor, Best Athletic trainer; Best team exec – Jimmy Samuels, Las Vegas, president, Kansas University ACHA D3 team ranked #1; Las Vegas Ice Center – Best rink coffee

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Player of the Year Jason Zucker x 5; Best UNLV goal scorer Cody Williams, Best UNLV goalie, Ben Giesbrecht, Best UNLV defenseman Eric Williams; Coach of the Year, Anthony Greener, UNLV;  Best in AHL Gage Quinney; Best Defensemen, Vito Carlo, NA3HL Atlanta Capitals; Richie Crossley, Vegas Jesters, Trent Carter, AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights 16u; Best AA Vegas Jr Golden Knights forwards William Jacob, Ian Williams; Best Golden Jr Knights head coach Wally Lacroix; Best Girls Player Away From Home – Ash Printzen, AAA Detroit Honeybaked 19u; Best College Player Away from Home – Vincent DeKumbis; Best Vegas International coach Rob Pallin; Best Arena – City National x 3; Best hockey website Las Vegas Ice Center (winner last year); Best Vegas Hockey writer Bethany Drysdale x 3; Best Athletic Trainer Kendell Galor x 4 – winner last year; Best Team Social UNLV – winner mulltiple times

Looking for best players in men’s hockey leagues here in town.

Looking for best rink coffee – which arena has it.

Nominations continue through December 15; then voting begins; awards will be announced midnight New Year’s Eve.