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Calgary, AB – ROYER, a Canadian manufacturer of work boots and shoes, in association with the Western Hockey League (WHL), are proud to announce a new partnership for the 2015-2016 season.


“ROYER is thrilled to partner with the Western Hockey League (WHL) on the “Hardest Working Player program,” said Patrick Gaudreau, marketing manager with ROYER. “We are pleased to recognize players and fans who demonstrate a strong work ethic and a high level of dependability, attributes we believe strongly in at ROYER.” To highlight these shared values, ROYER and the WHL have created the “Hardest Working Player” award. Starting March 1st, fans will have an opportunity to vote for their choice of the Hardest Working Player. One player from each of the 17 WHL Canadian markets will be chosen as the ROYER Hardest Working Player of their team. Those individuals will then be part of a final vote to select the overall ROYER Hardest Working Player of the League.


“The Western Hockey League is very pleased to welcome ROYER Boots as our title sponsor of the ROYER Hardest Working Player Program,” commented WHL Commissioner Ron Robison. “WHL players are traditionally known for their strong work ethic and this reward will highlight the extraordinary efforts of our players in this area. We also know our fans across the WHL will enjoy participating in this program as they strive to be recognized as the ‘ROYER Hardest Working Fan’ at each game during the season.”


WHL fans will also have the opportunity to win some great prizes. Throughout the season, fans are encouraged to visit www.royer.com to enter for their chance to win a pair of ROYER boots.



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About the Western Hockey League

The Western Hockey League started with just seven teams based in the provinces of Saskatchewan and Alberta in 1966. The WHL now has representation in all four Western Canadian provinces and the U.S. states of Oregon and Washington. The WHL consists of 22 member Clubs with 17 based in Canadian markets and five in the U.S. Pacific Northwest.



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