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NHL announces winner of the Bill Masterson Trophy

Published May 15, 2024 at 8:14 PM
BY JOSH
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Every year the NHL awards the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey.

The trophy is named after Bill Masterton, the only player in the history of the NHL to die due to injuries suffered during a game. Today the league announced this year's winner of the trophy, Connor Ingram. Ingram who played this season for the Arizona Coyotes is the perfect winner for this award.

Connor Ingram is the 2023-24 recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded «to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.»




Ingram has been very open with his struggles with mental health issues. Ingram has been very open about his battle with OCD and depression ,which nearly forced him into an early retirement. Ingram turned to the NHLPA assistance program at which time he found help and was able to turn his career around.

This season Ingram appeared in 50 games and posted a record of 23-21-3, while also posting a 2.91 goals against average and a .907 save percentage.

Congratulations are in order for Ingram for this amazing victory.
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