The Smiths Falls Bears are pleased to announce that GM/Head Coach Pat Malloy has been named 2022-23 General Manager of the Year.
Malloy, 46, is in his fourth season as the as General Manager of the Bears after joining the team back in the Summer of 2019.
This season, Malloy, who is also Head Coach of the Bears, has helped lead them to a Robinson Division best record of 35-15-1-2. He has been a big part in the development of such local players as Sean James, Ty Campbell, and Riley Thompson, while also helping recruit the likes of Conor Ronayne and Thomas Gangl.
Malloy made one of the bigger splashes at the CCHL Trade Deadline as he acquired top defenceman and Robert Morris University commit Thomas Haynes from the Brockville Braves.
The Bears have secured a Top 3 seed and will meet the Carleton Place Canadians in the first round of the 2022-23 Bogart Cup Playoffs.