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 year’s nominees:
|Camil Blanchet||Sr.||F||Bowdoin College||Swanzey, N.H.|
|Devin Buffalo||Sr.||G||Dartmouth College||Wetaskiwin, Alta.|
|Mikhail Bushinski||Sr.||F||Utica College||St. Paul, Minn.|
|Bryant Christian||Sr.||F||American International||Moorhead, Minn.|
|Mitch McLain||Sr.||F||Bowling Green||Baxter, Minn.|
|Ryan Mulder||Sr.||G||Castleton University||Ottawa, Ont.|
|Courtney Pensavalle||Sr.||F||Yale University||Winchester, Mass.|
|Sidney Peters||Sr.||G||University of Minnesota||Geneva, Ill.|
|Jared Pilet||Sr.||D||Concordia University||Seattle, Wash.|
|Luke Rivera||Jr.||F||SUNY Fredonia||Pacific Palisades, Calif.|
|Lauren Spring *||Sr.||F||The Ohio State University||Kelowna, B.C.|
* Repeat Nominee
Finalists for the Hockey Humanitarian Award will be announced in February. The 2018 recipient will be honored in a ceremony on Friday, April 6 as part of the NCAA Men’s Frozen Four weekend in St. Paul, Minnesota.
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