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Ference awarded King Clancy Memorial Trophy

Jun 18, 2014, 3:25 PM EDT

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Oilers captain Andrew Ference is this year’s recipient of the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, presented annually to the NHL player who “best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.”

Ference received the award in recognition of his efforts to keeping people in shape, preserving the environment, and helping both kids and the homeless in the Edmonton area.

For the full press release, click here.

Previous recipients of the award include Patrice Bergeron, Daniel Alfredsson, Doug Weight, and Shane Doan.

  1. lowenni - Jun 18, 2014 at 3:46 PM

    Good for him. Definitely didn’t have the season he was hoping for in terms of individual or team success but he’s a great guy both on and off the ice.

    • canucks30 - Jun 18, 2014 at 6:09 PM

      • lordstanley65 - Jun 18, 2014 at 7:58 PM

        Equipment malfunction! Go easy!

      • gallyhatch - Jun 19, 2014 at 12:33 PM

        Hey Canucks30, you over it yet?

  2. nicofthenorthstar - Jun 18, 2014 at 6:38 PM

    Good on ya, Ference!

  3. nicofthenorthstar - Jun 18, 2014 at 6:43 PM

    Curious that you didn’t mention Ference’s recent participation in the Pride parade in Edmonton. Certainly relevant to him winning this award and not the most popular position to take among tuff-guy pro athletes.

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