Lundqvist, the reigning Vezina winner, tied for the NHL lead in regular-season wins, posting a 24-16-3 record with a 2.05 goals-against average and .926 save percentage.
Bobrovsky (21-11-6, 2.00 GAA, .932 save percentage and four shutouts) anchored Columbus' late-season surge that kept the club in contention for a playoff berth. He's up for the Vezina for the first time.
Niemi shared the NHL lead in starts (43), saw more ice time than any other goaltender (almost 2,600 minutes) and ranked third in shots faced (1,220) and saves (1,127). He is a first-time finalist.
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