Caps Nominate Hathaway for Clancy’s Humanitarian Award Originally Appeared on NBC Sports Washington
Garnet Hathaway has been nominated by the Washington Capitals for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, the team announced on Wednesday.
“The trophy is presented annually to the player who best exemplifies leadership skills on and off the ice and who has made a remarkable humanitarian contribution to his community,” the team said in a press release.
Hathaway, the 30-year-old winger in his third season with Washington, founded Hath’s Heroes in 2019. other useful events.
As of April 2022, Hath’s Heroes has donated more than 400 lunches to local fire stations in Washington, DC and contributed auction items, including a team-signed Hathaway game-used stick and signed Hath’s Heroes pucks to the annual DC Fire Hockey Tournament, read the press release. “Proceeds from the auction benefited the DC Burn Foundation. Since 2019, Hath’s Heroes has donated more than 5,000 meals to first responders and their families.”
Hathaway’s dedication to first responders comes from his great-grandfather, who worked as a firefighter in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Each NHL team nominates one player for the award each year, with the winner receiving a $25,000 donation to the charity of their choice. Two runners-up will also receive a $5,000 donation to their favorite charities.
Hathaway has shown a tremendous commitment to leadership both on and off the ice. Hath’s Heroes has been helping first responders in the nation’s capital for years. Meanwhile, Hathaway and the Capitals appear to lead 2-0 in their first-round playoff series against the Florida Panthers on Thursday night.
All games of the Capitals vs. Panthers are available regionally on NBC Sports Washington and are streamed live through the MyTeams app.