Samantha Peterson and Councilmember Brady Johnson
Samantha Peterson (Herb Brooks Award)
Jasmine Hovda, Amanda Giles, Samantha Peterson & AD Ken Hayden

City Proclaims February 28, 2024 Samantha Peterson Day

The City of Roseau is proud to announce February 28, 2024, as Samantha Peterson Day, in honor of her contributions to the Roseau Girls Hockey Tradition. Samantha Peterson was awarded the 2024 Girls AA Herb Brooks Award at the 2024 Minnesota State AA Girls Hockey Tournament. The Herb Brooks Award is given to the most qualified hockey player in the state tournament who strongly represents the values, characteristics, and traits that defined Herb Brooks. This prestigious award will commemorate the unending influence Herb Brooks had on the sport of hockey in Minnesota and throughout the world.

Award winners must exhibit the following characteristics:

  • True love for hockey — a real passion 
  • Commitment and loyalty to school, team, and community 
  • Willingness to sacrifice for the team 
  • Integrity 
  • Courage of his/her convictions 
  • Goal-oriented approach 
  • Sharp focus and strong competitive drive 
  • Excellent work ethic 
  • Willingness to accept challenges 
  • Mental toughness 
  • Strong hockey skills 
  • Strong leadership qualities