This award (Full name: The Hugh Delano Unsung Hero Award) is given
to the player voted as the Devils' unsung hero (Again, redundancy.) by his
teammates. It is named in honor of Hugh S. Delano, a Cranford, New
Jersey native who covered hockey in the New York Tri-State area for the
New York Post, a former Elmer Ferguson Memorial Award winner (A
Hockey Hall of Fame award), and a member of the Board of Governors
of the New Jersey Sports Writers Association.
1982-83
Mike Kitchen
1983-84
Ron Low
1984-85
Dave Lewis
1985-86
Rich Preston
1986-87
Ken Daneyko
1987-88
Doug Brown
1988-89
Randy Velischek
1989-90
David Maley
1990-91
Bruce Driver
1991-92
Randy McKay
1992-93
Craig Billington
1993-94
Valeri Zelepukin
1994-95
Tommy Albelin
1995-96
Shawn Chambers
1996-97
Denis Pederson
1997-98
Denis Pederson
1998-99
Jim McKenzie
1999-2000
Jay Pandolfo
2000-01
Sergei Brylin
2001-02
Sergei Brylin
2002-03
Jay Pandolfo
2003-04
Brian Gionta
2005-06
Jay Pandolfo
2006-07
Jay Pandolfo
2007-08
Jay Pandolfo
2008-09
Scott Clemmensen
2009-10
Andy Greene
2010-11
Travis Zajac
2011-12
Bryce Salvador & Johan Hedberg
2012-13
No Award Given
2013-14
Andy Greene
2014-15
No Award Given
2015-16
No Award Given