"I can't even speak right now. I can't believe this is happening."
Last night, Daniel and Henrik Sedin surprised Red's hero, Nadia, gifting her a personalized signed jersey 💙💚 pic.twitter.com/wpyYrQFuIk
— Vancouver #Canucks (@Canucks) February 22, 2022
The presenters for the 2022 NHL Awards include individuals whose stories of resilience moved and inspired the hockey community this season. Among the presenters will be Seattle Kraken fan Nadia Popovici, who rose to worldwide fame after pointing out a cancerous mole on the neck of Vancouver Canucks assistant equipment manager Red Hamilton. Popovici and Hamilton will reunite as part of the broadcast.Other inspiring figures presenting during the live show include Calgary Flames assistant general manager and ALS survivor and advocate Chris Snow as well as his wife, Kelsie, and children, Cohen and Willa; Milton Academy (Mass.) hockey player Jake Thibeault, who was paralyzed by an injury in September 2021; and emergency backup goalie Thomas Hodges, who overcame blindness in one eye to play in a game for the Anaheim Ducks this season. Martin Lafleur, the son of the late Guy Lafleur, also will present an award.
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