PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A retired Penguins player has been named a finalist for the National Hockey League’s Masterton Trophy.

According to the NHL, the award recognizes “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.”

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Pascal Dupuis, along with Panthers’ Jaromir Jagr and Rangers’ Mats Zuccarello, have been nominated.

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Dupuis was diagnosed with a blood clot in his lung in November 2014, and did not play for the rest of the 2014-2015 season. He returned to start the 2015-16 season, but retired in December due to health concerns.

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The winner will be announced at the 2016 NHL Awards on June 22 at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.