Caroline Ouellette Is The CWHL's 2008-09 MVP

Mike Burse@Burse21Correspondent IJuly 16, 2009

Thirty year old Caroline Ouellette was named most valuable player, a forward for the Montreal Stars, of the Canadian Women's Hockey League for the 2008-2009 season. The Montreal Stars finished first in the CWHL with Ouellette supplying an MVP caliber season.

She totalled 26 goals and 33 assists for 59 points in 24 regular season games. She was tremendously consitent this season as evidenced by scoring at least one point in 22 of her 24 regular season games.

Ouellette led the Montreal Stars as the way to the league championship known as the Clarkson Cup Final. Where the Stars defeated the Minnesota White Caps to with the first annual edition of the Clarkson Cup.

The most valuable player award is voted on by each captain in the six team league. Ouellette narrowly defeated last years MVP Jayna Hefford in voting. Caroline Ouellette has also been a member of Canada's two gold medal winning entries to the Olympics in 2002 and 2006.