Marco Iannuzzi, known throughout the league as an overall great person both on & off the field.
Iannuzzi announced his retirement late during the 2017 season. However, his departure from the game didn’t stop him from winning awards.
Julie Payette, 29th Govenor General of Canada sent the following to Iannuzzi:
With tremendous pride & honour I share the Governor General of Canada, Her Excellency the Right Honourable Julie Payette, has awarded me the Sovereign Medal for Volunteers. Off.ceremony 2come, but I wanted to recognize all of YOU who have built these communities I proudly serve! pic.twitter.com/DifC4MaaQZ