Delaware North Chairman Jeremy Jacobs on Thursday evening received the Lester Patrick Trophy, which is awarded for outstanding service to the sport of hockey in the United States.
Along with fellow honoree Bob Crocker, a longtime NHL scout, Mr. Jacobs — the longtime owner of the Boston Bruins and chairman of the NHL's board of governors — was honored as part of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Dinner in Boston.
Mr. Jacobs was featured in several media stories as a result of the honor:
The Buffalo News: “Patrick Trophy a humbling honor for Jacobs”
Boston Herald: “Jeremy Jacobs honored by U.S. Hall for impact on hockey”
ESPN: “Bruins owner gives nod to Claude Julien, Don Sweeney (VIDEO)”
NHL.com: “Bruins owner Jacobs works to make league stronger”