Erik Gudbranson (National Hockey League)
The Wilms Cancer Foundation are delighted to be represented by sports personality and children's cancer champion: Erik Gudbranson.
As part of our brand ambassador program Erik has been an inspiration not only to his loyal fans but to the children, families and healthcare organizations that are tackling Wilms everyday. His support has been essential in our ability to generate awareness of this terrible disease and to help those who are effected by this Wilms terrible disease.
Erik Gudbranson is a true champion both on and off the ice.
He was selected third overall by the Florida Panthers in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft and has played for the Florida Panthers, Vancouver Canucks, Pittsburgh Penguins, Anaheim Ducks, Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators.
Gudbranson was invited to take part in Canada's 2011 National Junior Team selection camp. He was eventually named to the team and helped Canada win the silver medal in the World Juniors Championship in 2010–11.
Gudbranson made the Florida Panthers team for the 2011–12 season and made his NHL debut against the New York Islanders on October 8, 2011 and earned the first point of his NHL career on December 2, 2011, against the Los Angeles Kings, an assist. He scored his first NHL goal against the New York Rangers on December 11, 2011.
Gudbranson joined the Vancouver Canucks for the 2016–17 season and appeared in his first game with the Canucks on October 15, 2016. He scored his first goal with Vancouver on December 8 in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning.
On October 8, 2020, Gudbranson was traded to his hometown Ottawa Senators and was named as an alternate captain ahead of the season.
Media, Events and Community
This section is used to highlight the various media, event and community related projects that the Brand Ambassador had been involved with in support of the WCF.
Become a Brand Ambassador
Our brand ambassador program is essential in the WCF's ability to generate awareness of this terrible disease and to help those who are directly effected.
With your help we can seek to relieve the emotion and financial burden created by diagnosis and you can have a significant impact on the lives of those who are tackling the disease on a daily basis.
Attached is a brief synopsis of the WCF's program and its parameters. Please take the time to review it and consider the positive impact you can have on the lives of children, families and healthcare organizations.