He’s the Vancouver Canucks’ leader, and now he’s been recognized as the best in the league – Henrik Sedin has won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership on and off the ice and making a significant humanitarian contribution to the community.
“Henrik is a consummate leader and mentor for his teammates who embodies the principles of honesty, integrity, and discipline,” Trevor Linden, Canucks President of Hockey Operations, said in a statement. “He has an innate ability to inspire and motivate others through his work ethic and desire to compete at the highest level. Alongside his brother Daniel, Henrik has brightened the lives of children and families in his adopted province of British Columbia for over 15 years. We are proud to see him recognized for his many contribution both on and off the ice.”