An annual award presented to an individual &quot;whose long-term contributions to hockey have been representative of all that is outstanding about the National Hockey League and the game, both on and off the ice.&quot;<br /> <br /> History: It was first awarded to Gordie Howe in 2008
This award was first presented in 2008
2008-2009 Jean Beliveau
2007-2008 Gordie Howe