August 17, 2021

Farrell named Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year

Sean Farrell of the Chicago Steel has been named recipient of the Dave Tyler Junior Player of the Year Award, USA Hockey and the United States Hockey League (USHL) announced Tuesday.

Farrell, selected by the Montreal Canadiens in the fourth round (No. 124) of the 2020 NHL Draft, had the second-best scoring season in USHL history with 101 points (29 goals, 72 assists) in 53 games. He was named the 2020-21 USHL Player of the Year and also earned All-USHL First Team honours.

The Dave Tyler Player of the Year Award is named after Dave Tyler, who was part of the USA Hockey Board of Directors for more than 30 years and helped in the development and growth of junior hockey in the United States. According to USA Hockey, the Award is given annually to the best player from a United States-based junior hockey team and is selected by a panel of junior coaches and administrators.

Farrell finished his USHL career with 196 points (57 goals, 139 assists) in 159 games, including two seasons with the US National Team Development Program.

He helped the Steel to a Clark Cup championship in 2021, and is committed to Harvard this upcoming season. 

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