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After receiving a litany of postseason accolades, Grand Rapids’ Avery Peterson can add another to his collection: 2014 News Tribune All-Area Player of the Year. (Steve Kuchera /

News Tribune All-Area Boys Hockey Player of the Year: Grand Rapids' Avery Peterson

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Avery Peterson honed his blistering shot inside the family garage, where he fired away at a makeshift net that was bordered on one side by a window.


The Grand Rapids boys hockey star eventually moved his workouts outside last summer, but not before rifling a laser off — not through — the stubborn window.

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