Connect with us

Hockey

Robin Lehner wins Masterton Trophy

Robin Lehner, after overcoming mental health and addiction, was chosen as the recipient for this year’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.  The Masterton Trophy is awarded to the NHL player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey”.

Lehner was a favorite to win the award and although he finished third for the Vezina Trophy, this one meant more to him.  His speech was rousing and he ended it with a very powerful message about mental health.  To quote him, “I’m not ashamed to say I’m mentally ill, but that doesn’t mean I’m mentally weak”.

Lehner’s powerful message is below;

 

The following two tabs change content below.
Chris Passarelli
Football Editor - Hockey Editor - New York Islanders Lead Writer - New York Lizards Lead Writer - UConn Football Lead Writer
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Polls

Which head coach is worse?

View Results

Loading ... Loading ...

Subscribe to our mailing list

* indicates required



Email Format


Podcasts

Photo of the Month

Photo of the Month

(Photo by Danny Suriel)

More in Hockey