Thursday, May 22, 2008

Lecavalier, Linden honoured

The National Hockey League Foundation today announced that Tampa Bay Lightning center Vincent Lecavalier and Vancouver Canucks center Trevor Linden are co-recipients of the 10th annual NHL Foundation Player Award in recognition of their commitment and service to charities in their communities. It is the first time that two players have been selected to receive the award.

The NHL Foundation will present $25,000 to the Vinny Lecavalier Foundation on behalf of Lecavalier and $25,000 to Canuck Place Children’s Hospice on behalf of Linden. Both players will be honored at a special NHL Awards presentation on Wednesday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m., ET, at the Omni William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh, prior to Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final.
>> league release

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