The names of the three finalists to the obtaining of the trophy of the player’s humanitarian of the year in the QMJHL were announced Monday : it is Anthony D’amours, Alex-Olivier Voyer and Xavier Simoneau.
They will therefore have the chance to win this prize is awarded to the player having made a significant contribution within the local community.
In February, Love was appointed ambassador to the primary of the Month of heroes, an initiative of the Foundation of the Hôpital régional de Rimouski. In addition, the Pistolois has also made videos in support of various causes, such as the collection of funds organized by Samuel Finn – the son of the former Quebec Nordiques, Steven Finn – as well as a vidéohommage Alec Reid who lost his life after complications related to epilepsy. The player of the ” Oceanic has also participated in the Leucan shaved head Challenge.
Anthony D’amours (left)
On the side of the Rifle, Simoneau has agreed to be the spokesperson for the organization Autism Centre-du-Québec. A native of Saint-André-Avellin, he has also developed the project “Friends to Simy” whose aim was among others to reward children who have made gestures worthy of mention. In addition to this involvement, Simoneau has worked with the association of minor hockey of Drummondville and participated in the community activities of the team.
Finally, Voyer has been an honorary co-chair of the collection of blood of the Phoenix, in addition to taking part in various activities with partners and supporters. He has visited several schools and minor hockey teams in the Sherbrooke region throughout the season, creating a competition that has enabled young people to experience a typical day in the life of a hockey player. The people of Sherbrooke has launched an initiative to encourage the public to donate sports equipment for the benefit of young athletes who, otherwise, would be unable to obtain it.