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Guy Dupuis Named UHL Best Defenseman

Monday, Apr. 23rd, 2007

LAKE ST. LOUIS, MO - The United Hockey League (UHL) announced Monday that Guy Dupuis of the Fort Wayne Komets has been named the 2006-07 UHL Best Defenseman as selected by league head coaches, general managers, and members of the media.

The 36-year-old native of Moncton, New Brunswick, ranked first among defensemen and seventh in the league with 76 points (11g, 65a). His 65 assists were the second-highest total in the league, he led the UHL with 39 power play assists and he tied for sixth in the league with a plus-24 rating. In addition, Dupuis had three game-winning goals and recorded 19 multi-point games. He had a season-high nine-game point streak (2g, 12a) from Jan. 19-Feb. 9.

Dupuis, who was selected to the 2007 UHL All-Star Classic, is the fourth Fort Wayne player to win UHL Best Defenseman in the past five seasons.

2005-06 Dan Vandermeer, Richmond
2004-05 Troy Neumeier, Fort Wayne
2003-04 Kelly Perrault, Fort Wayne
2002-03 Kelly Perrault, Fort Wayne
2001-02 Martin Woods, Flint
2000-01 Jeremy Rebek, Missouri
1999-00 Gary Roach, Flint
1998-99 Stephan Brochu, Flint
1997-98 John Vary, Muskegon
1996-97 Barry McKinlay, Thunder Bay
1995-96 Chris Hynnes, Thunder Bay
1994-95 Barry McKinlay, Thunder Bay
1993-94 Barry McKinlay, Thunder Bay
1992-93 Tom Searle, Brantford
1991-92 Tom Searle, Brantford

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