Repeat nominee Delia one of 15 candidates for 2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award

Lee Stecklein (Minnesota - 2). ((c) Shelley M. Szwast 2014)
Minnesota’s Lee Stecklein is a nominee for the 2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award (photo: Shelley M. Szwast).

The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation announced on Thursday the 15 nominees for the 2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award.

The Foundation and its long-time lead sponsor BNY Mellon Wealth Management present the award annually to college hockey’s finest citizen — a student-athlete who makes significant contributions not only to his or her team, but also to the community-at-large through leadership in volunteerism.

The following are this year’s nominees:

Player's NameClassSchool
Russell ArmbrusterJr.Lebanon Valley
Anders BjorkJr.Notre Dame
Alexis CrossleySr.Boston University
Collin Delia *Jr.Merrimack
Danny DivisSr.St. Michael's
Andrew DoaneSr.Brown
Geoff FortmanSr.Canisius
David GoodwinSr.Penn State
Austin HerveySr.Adrian
Justin McKenzieSr.St. Michael's
Mika NervickSr.Quinnipiac
Sarah NielsenSr.Penn State
Todd SkirvingSr.RIT
Lauren SpringJr.Ohio State
Lee SteckleinSr.Minnesota

* Repeat nominee

NOTE: Divis and McKenzie submitted as St. Michael’s co-nominees

Finalists will be announced in February. The 2017 recipient will be recognized in a ceremony on Friday, April 7, as part of Frozen Four weekend in Chicago.

Air Force’s Chris Dylewski was the 2016 recipient.

U.S. College Hockey Online has been a Hockey Humanitarian Award media and marketing partner since 2007.


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