NHL Award Winners
Here are the first portion of the NHL award winners, which were announced on Friday, June 14.
The Frank S. Selke award was given to Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews for his ability to play the defense side of the game.
The Jack Adams award, presented to the coach who contributed the most to his team’s success went to Ottawa Senators head coach Paul MacLean.
The General Manager of the Year Award went to the Pittsburgh Penguins general manager Ray Shero.
The Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct was given to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Martin St. Louis.
The NHL Foundation Award went to Detroit Red Wings captain Henrik Zetterberg for his efforts to enrich his community.
The King Clancy Memorial Trophy went to the Boston Bruins defenseman Patrice Bergeron for his leadership and humanitarian efforts.
The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy went to Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding for his dedication to hockey and perseverance by playing a season after being diagnosed with MS.
The Bridgestone Messier Leadership award was given to Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson.
The Maurice Richard Trophy went to the league’s top goal scorer, the Washington Capitals’ Alexander Ovechkin for his 32 goals this season.
The Art Ross Trophy went to the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Martin St. Louis for leading the league with 60 scoring points.
The William M. Jennings Trophy went to the Chicago Blackhawks goaltending partners Corey Crawford and Ray Emery for having the best goals against average.
The Calder, Ted Lindsay, Vezina, Norris and Hart Trophy winners will be announced on Saturday at 7 p.m on NBC Sports Network preceding Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final.