Eddy Named Man of the Year
April 2, 2012
The Adirondack Phantoms are proud to announce
that Cullen Eddy has been named the team's winner
of the IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of the Year
award for his outstanding contributions to the
Glens Falls community during the 2011-12 season.
In his second season with the Phantoms, The Hidden
Valley, PA native went above and beyond in serving
the Greater Glens Falls area. He has embraced
new opportunities to get involved in the community.
Cullen's Appearances have included multiple visits
to the Glens Falls Hospital Pediatric Unit where
he was happy to brighten the day of those that
were down. Cullen connected with the area's youth
and was terrific in leading full-school assemblies
at Abraham Wing Elementary and Granville Elementary
in which he talked about the importance of hard
work and staying in school. Cullen has read to
classes at Corinth Middle School and has been
a guest on the Phantoms Weekly Radio Show. He
also helped the Phantoms raise money for The C.R.
Wood Cancer Center at Glens Falls Hospital as
part of the Phantoms' Pink in the Rink promotion.
Cullen said he was truly honored to receive the
award. Congratulations Cullen!
He joins 2010-11 award winner J.P. Testwuide and
2009-10 winner Logan Stephenson as popular and
friendly Phantoms players who have gone above
and beyond in serving the community and being
an ever-friendly and welcoming presence to fans.
Cullen Eddy is now one of 30 finalists for the
AHL's 2011-12 Yanick Dupre Memorial Award, honoring
the overall IOA/American Specialty AHL Man of
the Year. The league award is named after the
former Hershey Bears forward and AHL All-Star
who died in 1997 following a 16-month battle with
leukemia. The winner of the Yanick Dupre Memorial
Award will be announced by the American Hockey
League in the coming weeks.