Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano honoured with Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award

By Wes Gilbertson | By Postmedia Network | July 12 (National Post) Calgary Flames captain Mark Giordano was saluted Tuesday as the winner of ESPN’s Muhammad Ali Sports Humanitarian Award, the first recipient since it was renamed for the legendary boxing champion. “I am so incredibly honoured to receive this award,” Giordano said in a statement. “To be mentioned […] | more

Quinnipiac’s Nervick proving to be a catalyst in Hamden-area community service

By Roman J. Uschak | Photo courtesy of Quinnipiac Athletics Quinnipiac is in the midst of another successful women’s hockey season. Bobcats senior forward Mika Nervick is also having a outstanding campaign, even if she has only been able to skate in a handful of games. Nervick is one of six finalists, and the lone female, for the 2016-17 Hockey […] | more

Notre Dame’s Bjork exudes off-ice commitment, but doesn’t seek fanfare, adulation

By Jake Brown | Photo courtesy of Mike Miller/Fighting Irish Media Notoriety is something Anders Bjork doesn’t seek. Bjork, a junior winger at Notre Dame, has blossomed this season into one of the most dynamic players in the country. He’s scored 17 goals and is top 10 nationally with 40 points. Yet Bjork deflects the spotlight, often crediting teammates […] | more

2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award Finalists

By The Hockey Humanitarian Foundation | The Hockey Humanitarian Award Foundation today announced the five finalists for the 2017 Hockey Humanitarian Award, which is presented annually to college hockey’s “finest citizen” for leadership in community service. The award’s long-time presenting sponsor is BNY Mellon Wealth Management. Below are the finalists: Anders Bjork – (Mequon, Wis.) JR Forward, University of Notre Dame […] | more