Awards

Henrik Lundqvist a finalist for the King Clancy Trophy

Henrik Lundqvist is a finalist for the 2020 King Clancy Trophy. This trophy is awarded ““to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.”

Lundqvist was the Rangers’ nominee for the trophy this year, and was also a finalist last season. Here is the blurb on Lundqvist’s humanitarian contributions.

Henrik Lundqvist, G, New York Rangers

Lundqvist and his wife, Therese, have raised more than $3.2 million since the 2014 inception of the Henrik Lundqvist Foundation (HLF), which benefits Together for BetterNew York Presbyterian Children’s HospitalRonald McDonald Barnford in Sweden and the Garden of Dreams Foundation (GDF) as well as HLF’s own initiative – the HLF Young Ambassador Program. To date, HLF has directly given grants and made commitments of more than $1.5 million in support of children’s health and education. Lundqvist, who has served as a spokesperson for GDF since 2009, helped that organization raise $650,000 in 2019-20 alone. He also has been active in COVID-19 relief efforts, auctioning off a game-worn mask that raised $37,000 via the All In Challenge and donating $100,000 through HLF to feed New Yorkers in need. That contribution provided approximately 68,000 meals and aided 8,000 children and their families.

The other finalists are Matt Dumba (Minnesota) and PK Subban (New Jersey). Despite multiple nominations, Henrik Lundqvist has never won the King Clancy Trophy.

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  • It would be a fitting way for Hank to go “out”. For all the work he’s done in the community he deserves to finally win this award.

  • Get rid of lundquist hes too old and can’t play goal anymore he’s not the king anymore please get rid of him igor, and alex are your goalies.

  • I think Matt Dumba has his beat… That opening ceremony speech for the western playoffs was pretty epic.. His BLM involvement….

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