To show their appreciation to the fans who have supported them through high and low times, the Vancouver Canucks hosted their annual "Jersey Off Our Backs" night during tonight's game vs. the Colorado Avalanche. Following the game, the Canucks autographed and presented their game worn sweaters to 26 lucky fans who were escorted onto the ice to receive their gifts.
During the game, dozens of other great prizes were given away to fans including three trips courtesy of Air Canada, a 26-inch Sony TV, and restaurant gift certificates.
In addition to the presentation of the jerseys, a video presentation was shown to announce the winners of the annual Canuck player awards and the Molson Cup.
The end of season awards were also given out during the game. The winners were as follows:
Molson Cup Award: - Alex Auld Cyrus H. McLean Award: (Most Points) - Markus Naslund Fred J. Hume Award: (Unsung Hero) - Jarkko Ruutu Most Exciting Player: - Anson Carter Walter 'Babe' Pratt Award: (Best Defenceman) - Mattias Ohlund Cyclone Taylor Trophy: (MVP) - Alex Auld