The Canadian Leaf Trophy is one of the SHL Awards, dedicated to the most valuable player of the SHL playoffs. The award is considered to be one of the most illustrious, as it requires the recipient to be on the winning team of the SHL Cup.
- 2004-2005 Season: Nick Phillips
- "Nick scored 20 goals and 19 assists, for 39 points, including 3 GWG and 3 GWA, and two of the game winning goals were series-winning, including the final game of the playoffs."
- 2005-2006 Season: Varo Rukt
- "Varo backstopped the Royals to their first cup win, playing 20 of the 24 games they played, and notching a 14-4-2 record, including a 95.1% save percentage and four shutouts, as well as a 1.65 GAA."
- 2006-2007 Season: Buck Kampra
- "Buck recorded a 10-2-0 record in the postseason, with a 1.96 GAA, three shutouts, and a 95.2% save percentage. One of these shutouts was a 57-save victory, and he backstopped Team X to a epic series win over the Astral Aeroes, making over 31% of his total saves in that series alone."
- 2007-2008 Season: Oliver Marton
- 2008-2009 Season: Rick Dowan
- 2009-2010 Season: Mike Bardo
- 2010-2011 Season: Graham Grant
- 2011-2012 Season: Andre Montoja
- 2012-2013 Season: Ken Northberg
- 2013-2014 Season: Grant Martin
- 2014-2015 Season: Nick Phillips
- 2015-2016 Season: Matthias Falleaf