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The Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy is an award in the Ontario Hockey League which is given to one team captain every year. The award was introduced on February 4, 2009 at the 2009 OHL All-Star Classic hosted at the WFCU Centre in Windsor. The award is given to "the OHL team captain that best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice, with a passion and dedication to the game of hockey and his community" as was demonstrated by Renaud throughout his OHL career.[1][2]

Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy
SportIce hockey
Given forOHL team captain that best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice, with a passion and dedication to the game of hockey and his community.
History
First award2009
Most recentIsaac Ratcliffe
Mickey Renaud
Born (1988-10-05)October 5, 1988
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Died February 18, 2008(2008-02-18) (aged 19)
Tecumseh, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 217 lb (98 kg; 15 st 7 lb)
Position Center
Shot Left
NHL Draft 143rd overall, 2007
Calgary Flames
Playing career 2005–2008

Renaud was the captain of the Windsor Spitfires, and a fifth round draft pick for the Calgary Flames, before his sudden death on February 18, 2008 due to hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.[3] The Spitfires retired his number 18 on September 25, 2008. Renaud was the son of former NHL defenceman, Mark Renaud.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "John Kurtz is Recipient of the Mickey Renaud Captain's Trophy". Ontario Hockey League. Archived from the original on 2012-07-11.
  2. ^ "Prospect Mickey Renaud Player Profile". Hockey's Future. Retrieved 2017-12-25.
  3. ^ "Mickey Renaud". The Globe and Mail. 2008-02-18.
  4. ^ "OHL Awards". Ontario Hockey League. Canadian Hockey League. Retrieved 2017-12-24.

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