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Conn Smythe Trophy

The Conn Smythe Trophy is an annual award given to the most valuable player for his team in the playoffs. The winner is selected by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the conclusion of the final game in the Stanley Cup finals.

The Smythe Trophy was presented by Maple Leaf Gardens Limited in 1964 to honor Conn Smythe, the former coach, manager, president and owner-governor of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Justin Williams
Justin Williams - 2014 Winner
Right Wing - LAK
GOALS: 9 | ASST: 16 | PTS: 25
SOG: 67 | +/-: 13

PAST RECIPIENTS
Year Player Team
2014 JUSTIN WILLIAMS LOS ANGELES KINGS
2013 patrick kane chicago blackhawks
2012 jonathan quick los angeles kings
2011 Tim Thomas Boston Bruins
2010 Jonathan Toews Chicago Blackhawks
2009 Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh Penguins
2008 Henrik Zetterberg Detroit Red Wings
2007 Scott Niedermayer Anaheim Ducks
2006 Cam Ward Carolina Hurricanes
2004 Brad Richards Tampa Bay Lightning
2003 Jean-Sebastien Giguere* Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
2002 Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings
2001 Patrick Roy Colorado Avalanche
2000 Scott Stevens New Jersey Devils
1999 Joe Nieuwendyk Dallas Stars
1998 Steve Yzerman Detroit Red Wings
1997 Mike Vernon Detroit Red Wings
1996 Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche
1995 Claude Lemieux New Jersey Devils
1994 Brian Leetch New York Rangers
1993 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1992 Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins
1991 Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins
1990 Bill Ranford Edmonton Oilers
1989 Al MacInnis Calgary Flames
1988 Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers
1987 Ron Hextall* Philadelphia Flyers
1986 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens
1985 Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers
1984 Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers
1983 Billy Smith New York Islanders
1982 Mike Bossy New York Islanders
1981 Butch Goring New York Islanders
1980 Bryan Trottier New York Islanders
1979 Bob Gainey Montreal Canadiens
1978 Larry Robinson Montreal Canadiens
1977 Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens
1976 Reg Leach* Philadelphia Flyers
1975 Bernie Parent Philadelphia Flyers
1974 Bernie Parent Philadelphia Flyers
1973 Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens
1972 Bobby Orr Boston Bruins
1971 Ken Dryden Montreal Canadiens
1970 Bobby Orr Boston Bruins
1969 Serge Savard Montreal Canadiens
1968 Glenn Hall* St. Louis Blues
1967 Dave Keon Toronto Maple Leafs
1966 Roger Crozier* Detroit Red Wings
1965 Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens
* Indicates that the player was a member of the losing team in the finals.
  Conn Smythe Notes: A total of 36 different players have won the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player to his team in the playoffs. The trophy was first awarded in 1965 (Jean Beliveau). Patrick Roy is the only three-time winner of the trophy while four players have won the award twice: Bobby Orr, Bernie Parent, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. Five players have won the Conn Smythe Trophy as members of teams that have lost in the Stanley Cup Final: Roger Crozier (1966, Detroit Red Wings), Glenn Hall (1968, St. Louis Blues), Reggie Leach (1976, Philadelphia Flyers), Ron Hextall (1987, Philadelphia Flyers) and Jean-Sebastien Giguere (2003, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim). Twenty-year-old Patrick Roy of the 1986 Montreal Canadiens was the youngest player ever to win the Conn Smythe Trophy. A total of 36 different players have won the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player to his team in the playoffs. The trophy was first awarded in 1965 (Jean Beliveau). Patrick Roy is the only three-time winner of the trophy while four players have won the award twice: Bobby Orr, Bernie Parent, Wayne Gretzky and Mario Lemieux. Five players have won the Conn Smythe Trophy as members of teams that have lost in the Stanley Cup Final: Roger Crozier (1966, Detroit Red Wings), Glenn Hall (1968, St. Louis Blues), Reggie Leach (1976, Philadelphia Flyers), Ron Hextall (1987, Philadelphia Flyers) and Jean-Sebastien Giguere (2003, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim). Twenty-year-old Patrick Roy of the 1986 Montreal Canadiens was the youngest player ever to win the Conn Smythe Trophy. The Conn Smythe Trophy is voted upon by the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) at the conclusion of the final game of the Stanley Cup.