Manny Malhotra Nominated For King Clancy Award
Malhotra, 29, is playing in his first season with San Jose and his 11th NHL season. A leader on and off the ice, Malhotra has set the bar with his tireless off-ice commitments to the community. Assisting The Sharks Foundation, which offers unique resources and financial support to organizations that enhance the lives of the local youth, Malhotra has participated in many community events over the course of the 2009-10 season.
Some of Malhotra’s activities in the past years include:
- Always quick to attend meet-and-greets with children following games
- Participated in the Sharks Foundation Golf Classic
- Helped to organize the Haiti Relief Fund “Jersey’s Off Our Backs” auction which raised over $14,000
- Participated in two visits to the Valley Medical Center Pediatrics Unit, including delivering “beanie” knit caps to hospitalized children
- Visiting Sharks Ice Youth Hockey League practices and games to answer questions and sign autographs for young hockey player
- The Sharks Foundation Holiday Adoption Party
Malhotra was signed by San Jose as a free agent on Sep. 23, 2009.