Minnesota hockey goaltender Sidney Peters honored for her tireless assists

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | Julian Larrea had been paired with Sidney Peters for a few weeks as a University of Minnesota volunteer emergency medical technician before Peters mentioned that she was a goaltender on the Gophers women’s hockey team. It came up only because Larrea asked about her other interests. When Peters was nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award, […] | more

Minnesota’s Sidney Peters named 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award Recipient

By Pete Souris | The other four award finalists also included: Camil Blanchet (Bowdoin); Courtney Pensavalle (Yale); Luke Rivera (SUNY Fredonia) and Lauren Spring (Ohio State). The Hockey Humanitarian Award is given each year 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 […] | more

Photo, Video and Interview Opportunity

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation will honor its 23rd recipient on Friday, April 6th at Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, Minn. as part of the 2018 Men’s Frozen Four weekend. The event will begin at approximately 4:15 (CT)/5:15pm (ET). The Hockey Humanitarian Award is presented annually to college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in […] | more

Ohio State’s Lauren Spring somehow always finds time to give back to the community.

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | A look at Lauren Spring’s extracurricular calendar makes one wonder how she manages her busy life as a student-athlete at the Ohio State. Let alone carry a 3.47 grade point average (4.0 last semester) or captain the Buckeyes women’s hockey team to unprecedented program heights this season, but how fitting that her hockey academy in […] | more

Early life lesson taught Fredonia’s Luke Rivera the importance of giving back.

By Russell Jaslow | “I couldn’t wrap my head around it.” That’s what Luke Rivera thought when as a 14-year-old kid in summer school, he received a phone call that his mother, at just 44 years old, suffered an ischemic stroke, leaving half her body paralyzed. “It caught me very, very off guard,” he said. “I didn’t really understand […] | more

For Minnesota’s Sidney Peters, the extraordinary is just part of daily life

By Nicole Haase | It has been an uncharacteristically down season for the Minnesota women’s hockey team, but facing adversity — and coming out ahead — is something redshirt senior goalie Sidney Peters is well used to at this point. Peters is one of five finalists for the 2017-18 Hockey Humanitarian Award, which is presented annually to college hockey’s […] | more

Yale’s Courtney Pensavalle makes serving others a priority

By Gabbi Riggi | Standing at the blue line after the starters have been named, her position at the boards closest to her bench throws off the numerical order but Courtney Pensavalle belongs there. She slips the microphone from the timekeepers’ box and begins to sing the national anthem in a warm, powerful alto. Like much of her Yale […] | more

Bowdoin’s Blanchet driven by the common good

By Tim Costello | As a senior, that ending has a dual impact as he understands that the next time he laces his skates up it will be in a beer league or alumni function next season. The finality is hard when the end comes for a game you love to play, but Camil’s ending is only the regular […] | more

Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation Announces Five Finalists for 2018

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced the five finalists for the 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award, which is presented annually to college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in community service. Camil Blanchet (Swanzey, N.H.) Senior, Forward, Bowdoin College In addition to being a forward on the ice for the Polar Bears over the last four […] | more

Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation Announces 2018 Nominees

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | Minneapolis, Minn. – The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced 11 nominees for the 2018 Hockey Humanitarian Award. The award is presented 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 […] | more