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Ontario Hockey Association names new award after late Don Sanderson

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GRAND BEND, Ont. - The Ontario Hockey Association has unveiled an award named after the late Don Sanderson, who died in a game last January.

The OHA unveiled the Don Sanderson Award at its annual general meeting Sunday. The annual award will honour an OHA player that best exemplifies dedication, desire and discipline.

Sanderson, a member of the Whitby Dunlops, struck his head on the ice following a fight in a game against the Brantford Blast on Dec. 12. He lapsed into a coma and died Jan. 2.

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