Ryan GetslavAnd nurse darnell And BK Suban They were selected from the finalists for the King Clancy’s Memorial Cup on Friday.
The award is given annually to the player who best represents leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution to his or her community.
Selected by a panel of senior NHL executives led by Commissioner Gary Bettman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daly, the winner of the King Clancy will be announced as part of the NHL Awards 2022 on June 7 and will receive a $25,000 donation from the National Hockey League Foundation to benefit charity or associations charity of his choice. The two runners-up will receive a donation of $5,000 each.
Getzlaf is the founder and supporter of the Anaheim Ducks Learn to Play program that allows first-time hockey players to skate on equipment and receive tips for free. Each participant receives an equipment bag containing a helmet, shin guards, hockey pants, elbow pads, shoulder pads, gloves and a jersey for four weeks. More than 18,000 children participated.
He also hosts his annual Getzlaf Golf Shootout Tour and MVP Party for CureDuchenne. Duchenne is a disease that has affected more than 300,000 young people worldwide, and this event has raised $4.27 million to find a cure over the past 10 years. Getzlaf announced his retirement from the NHL on April 5 after playing 17 seasons, all for the Ducks.
Nurse, an advocate for the Edmonton Oilers, has been an advocate for diversity, inclusion and belonging in hockey while speaking out against racism. He is also the ambassador for the Canada-based charity, Free Play for Kids and Right to Play, which helps provide marginalized youth with the opportunity to play hockey in a safe, accessible and inclusive environment at no cost to them or their families. Through net proceeds from the Oilers 50/50 raffle and other community initiatives, Nurse has helped raise more than $122,000 to ensure Indigenous Alberta youth have access to specialized athletic programs in their community.
He also created nurse darnell The Excellence Scholarship is designed to ensure that exceptional students are not hindered from pursuing their aspirations beyond high school due to financial need. In his first year in 2021, the two students received grants of $40,000 each. A nurse said he would continue to award the scholarship as long as he was able to.
Suban, the New Jersey Devils Defender, is committed to racial and social justice, underprivileged youth, COVID-19 relief and youth hockey. Create BK Suban Founded in 2014 while playing in the Montreal Canadiens and pledged $10 million over seven years to Montreal Children’s Hospital. Subban also founded Blueline Buddies in 2016 while playing for the Nashville Predators. The program aims to bridge the gap between law enforcement and local youth, and Subban hosted a virtual meetup with participants prior to every Devils home game this season.
In March, Soban donated $1 million to support mental health clinic Le Spot, in Montreal, and donated up to $100,000 to help Ukrainian cancer patients who have accessed life-saving treatment. Finalist for the fourth time (2017-18, 2019-20, 2020-21), Subban has been named co-chair of the 2020 Player Inclusion Committee under the Executive Inclusion Board, which is made up of NHL owners, former players, team and league executives and aims to Offer solutions that positively affect groups that are not underrepresented in the game.
Goalie Pekka Rinne won the King Clancy Cup last season. He retired on July 13, 2021 after playing his entire NHL career for 15 seasons with the Predators.