Fred J. Hume Award

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The Fred J. Hume Award is an annual award presented to the player deemed to be the most "unsung hero" for the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League (NHL). It is voted by the fans and presented at the Canucks' the last home game of the regular season. The current holder of the award is forward Markus Granlund, who won in the 2016–17 NHL season.


The Fred J. Hume Award was first presented after the Canucks' inaugural season in 1970–71 and was named after former Mayor of Vancouver Fred J. Hume, who was also owner of the Canucks while they were in the Western Hockey League and an active campaigner to bring the NHL to Vancouver. Prior to being decided by a fan vote, the award was decided on by the Vancouver Canucks Booster Club before the organization dissolved in the 2000s.

The most any Canucks player has won the award is three times, accomplished by Jannik Hansen (2011, 2013, and 2016).

List of winners[edit]

2002–03 recipient, Matt Cooke, and 2003–04 recipient, Brent Sopel
Forward Jannik Hansen is the only three time winner of the award
Positions key
C Centre LW Left Wing D Defence RW Right Wing G Goaltender

 †  Player is still active with the Canucks.

Season Winner Position
1970–71 Barry Wilkins D
1971–72 Ron Ward C
1972–73 Dennis Kearns D
1973–74 Don Lever LW
1974–75 Garry Monahan C
1975–76 Mike Robitaille D
1976–77 Hilliard Graves RW
1977–78 Hilliard Graves (2) RW
1978–79 Harold Snepsts D
1979–80 Kevin McCarthy D
1980–81 Per-Olov Brasar LW
1981–82 Lars Lindgren D
1982–83 Doug Halward D
1983–84 Jiri Bubla D
1984–85 Doug Lidster D
1985–86 Brent Peterson RW
1986–87 Garth Butcher D
1987–88 Rich Sutter RW
1988–89 Rich Sutter (2) RW
1989–90 Steve Bozek LW
1990–91 Steve Bozek (2) LW
1991–92 Garry Valk LW
1992–93 Cliff Ronning C
1993–94 John McIntyre C
1994–95 Martin Gélinas LW
1995–96 Martin Gélinas (2) LW
1996–97 Mike Sillinger C
1997–98 Brian Noonan RW
1998–99 Adrian Aucoin D
1999–00 Andrew Cassels C
2000–01 Murray Baron D
2001–02 Scott Lachance D
2002–03 Matt Cooke LW
2003–04 Brent Sopel D
2004–05 2004–05 NHL lockout
No winner
2005–06 Jarkko Ruutu RW
2006–07 Kevin Bieksa D
2007–08 Alexandre Burrows LW
2008–09 Steve Bernier RW
2009–10 Mason Raymond LW
2010–11 Jannik Hansen RW
2011–12 Chris Higgins[1] LW
2012–13 Jannik Hansen (2) [2] LW
2013–14 Eddie Lack [3] G
2014–15 Derek Dorsett [4] RW
2015–16 Jannik Hansen (3) RW
2016–17 Markus Granlund RW
2017–18 Derek Dorsett (2) RW

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Henrik Sedin wins Canucks MVP award". Vancouver Canucks. 2012-04-07. Retrieved 2012-04-08. 
  2. ^ "Canucks announce team awards". Vancouver Canucks. 2013-04-25. Retrieved 2013-04-26. 
  3. ^ "Canucks announce 2013.14 team awards". Vancouver Canucks. April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2014. 
  4. ^ "Canucks announce 2013.14 team awards". Vancouver Canucks. April 13, 2014. Retrieved April 15, 2014.