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Simmonds, Hamonic named NHL Foundation Player Award finalists

Simmonds, Hamonic named NHL Foundation Player Award finalists
Published On: Wed, Apr 26
Apr 27, 2016; Tampa, FL, USA; New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic (3) is congratulated by teammates after scoring against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the first period in game one of the second round of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

New York Islanders defenceman Travis Hamonic and Philadelphia Flyers right-winger Wayne Simmonds are the two finalists for the 2016-17 NHL Foundation Player Award.

The award, given to an NHL player who applies the core values of hockey " commitment, perseverance and teamwork " to enrich the lives of people in his community, comes with a $25,000 donation to the charity of the winners choice.

Hamonic founded the D-Partner Program, allowing him to meet and bond with more than 200 children who, at a young age, have suffered the loss a parent. The St. Malo, Man., native was 10 when his father, Gerald, suffered a heart attack and died.

Hamonic, 26, has spent more than $50,000 hosting D-Partner Program children at Islanders games, providing VIP treatment as well as special meet-and-greets. He has also served as an event ambassador for the Childrens Wish Foundation and spearheaded various I

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