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Image of the Hart Trophy hart Memorial Trophy

The Hart Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player judged to be the most valuable to his team. The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association in all NHL cities at the end of the regular season.


The Hart Memorial Trophy was presented by the National Hockey League in 1960 after the original Hart Trophy was retired to the Hockey Hall of Fame. The original Hart Trophy was donated to the NHL in 1923 by Dr. David A. Hart, father of Cecil Hart, former manager-coach of the Montreal Canadiens.

Alex Ovechkin alex ovechkin
washington capitals
( WINNER )
Sidney Crosby sidney crosby
pittsburgh penguins
( FINALIST )
John Tavares john tavares
new york islanders
( FINALIST )
Image of the Lindsay Award Lindsay

The Ted Lindsay Award is presented annually to the "most outstanding player" in the NHL as voted by fellow members of the National Hockey League Players' Association.

The award was first handed out at the conclusion of the 1971–72 NHL season. It honors Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay, an All-Star forward known for his skill, tenacity, leadership, and for his role in establishing the original Players' Association.

Sidney Crosby sidney crosby
pittsburgh penguins
( WINNER )
Alex Ovechkin alex ovechkin
washington capitals
( FINALIST )
Martin St. Louis Martin st. louis
tampa bay lightning
( FINALIST )
Image of the Calder Memorial Trophy Calder Memorial Trophy

The Calder Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player selected as the most proficient in his first year of competition in the National Hockey League. The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season and each individual voter ranks their top five candidates on a 10-7-5-3-1 points system. Three finalists are named and the trophy is awarded at the NHL Awards ceremony after the playoffs.

Jonathan Huberdeau jonathan huberdeau
florida panthers
( WINNER )
Brendan Gallagher Brendan Gallagher
Montreal Canadiens
( FINALIST )
Brandon Saad Brandon saad
chicago blackhawks
( FINALIST )
Image of the vezina Trophy vezina Trophy

The Vezina Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at this position as voted by the general managers of all NHL clubs.


Leo Dandurand, Louis Letourneau, and Joe Cattarinich, former owners of the Montreal Canadiens, presented the trophy to the National Hockey League in 1926-27 in memory of Georges Vezina, outstanding goalkeeper of the Canadiens, who collapsed during an NHL game Nov. 28, 1925, and died of tuberculosis a few months later.

Sergei Bobrovsky sergEi bobrovsky
columbus blue jackets
( WINNER )
Henrik Lundqvist henrik lundqvist
new york rangers
( FINALIST )
Antti Niemi antti niemi
san jose sharks
( FINALIST )
Image of the Norris Trophy Norris Trophy

The James Norris Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-round ability in the position. The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.


The James Norris Memorial Trophy was presented in 1953 by the four children of the late James Norris in memory of the former owner-president of the Detroit Red Wings.

P.K. Subban p.k. subban
Montreal Canadiens
( WINNER )
Kris Letang kris letang
pittsburgh penguins
( FINALIST )
Ryan Suter ryan suter
Minnesota wild
( FINALIST )
Image of the Selke Trophy Selke

The Frank J. Selke Trophy is an annual award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.

The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.

Jonathan Toews jonathan toews
chicago blackhawks
( WINNER )
Patrice Bergeron patrice bergeron
boston bruins
( FINALIST )
Pavel Datsyuk pavel datsyuk
detroit red wings
( FINALIST )
Image of the Jack Adams Jack Adams

The Jack Adams Award is an annual award presented by the National Hockey League Broadcasters' Association to the NHL coach judged to have contributed the most to his team's success.

The winner is selected in a poll among members of the NHL Broadcasters' Association at the end of the regular season.

Paul MacLean paul maclean
ottawa senators
( WINNER )
Bruce Boudreau Bruce Boudreau
anaheim ducks
( FINALIST )
Joel Quenneville Joel Quenneville
chicago blackhawks
( FINALIST )
Image of the GM Trophy GM

An annual award presented to recognize the work of the league’s general managers, voting for this new award is conducted among the 30 club general managers and a panel of NHL executives, print and broadcast media at the conclusion of the regular season.

Ray Shero ray shero
pittsburgh penguins
( WINNER )
Marc Bergevin marc bergevin
Montreal Canadiens
( FINALIST )
Bob Murray Bob murray
anaheim ducks
( FINALIST )
Image of the Byng Trophy Byng

The Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.

The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season and each individual voter ranks their top five candidates on a 10-7-5-3-1 points system.

Martin St. Louis martin st. louis
tampa bay lightning
( WINNER )
Patrick Kane patricK Kane
Chicago Blackhawks
( FINALIST )
Matt Moulson matt moulson
new york islanders
( FINALIST )
Image of the Messier Messier

The Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone has been awarded since 2006-07 and is awarded "to the player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team, on and off the ice during the regular season."

Suggestions for nominees are solicited from fans, clubs and NHL personnel, but the selection of the three finalists and the ultimate winner is made by Mark Messier himself, one of the finest leaders in NHL history.

Daniel Alfredsson Daniel Alfredsson
Ottawa Senators
( WINNER )
Dustin Brown dustin brown
los angeles kings
( FINALIST )
Jonathan Toews Jonathan toews
chicago blackhawks
( FINALIST )
Image of the Masterton Trophy Masterton Trophy

The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is an annual award under the trusteeship of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association and is given to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey. 


The winner is selected in a poll of all chapters of the PHWA at the end of the regular season
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josh harding
Minnesota wild
( WINNER )
Sidney Crosby Sidney crosby
pittsburgh penguins
( FINALIST )
Adam McQuaid adam mcquaid
boston bruins
( FINALIST )
Image of the Richard Trophy Richard Trophy

The Maurice Richard Trophy is an annual award given to the National Hockey League's top goal scorer by the NHL Board of Governors. The winner(s) are determined based on regular-season play. 


The Maurice Richard Trophy, officially unveiled on Jan. 24, 1999, was a gift to the NHL from the Montreal Canadiens to honor the first player in League history to score 50 goals in 50 games, 50 goals in a season and 500 in a career
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Alex ovechkin
washington capitals
( winner - 32 goals)
steven stamkos
tampa bay lightning
( 2nd place - 29 goals )
john tavares
new york islanders
( 3rd place - 28 goals )
Image of the Art Ross Trophy Art Ross Trophy

The Art Ross Trophy is an annual award given to the player who leads the National Hockey League in scoring points at the end of the regular season.

If two players finish the season with the same number of points, the trophy is awarded in the following manner: 1. Player with most goals; 2. Player with fewer games played; 3. Player scoring first goal of the season.

MARTIN ST. LOUIS
tampa bay lightning
( winner - 60 POINTS)
steven stamkos
tampa bay lightning
( 57 POINTS )
ALEX OVECHKIN
WASHINGTON CAPITALS
( 56 POINTS )
Image of the Jennings Trophy Jennings Trophy

The William M. Jennings Trophy is an annual award given to the goalkeeper(s) having played a minimum of 25 games for the team with the fewest goals scored against it. Winners are selected based on regular-season play.

The Jennings Trophy was presented in 1981-82 by the National Hockey League's Board of Governors to honor the late William M. Jennings, longtime governor and president of the New York Rangers and one of the great builders of hockey in the United States.

COREY CRAWFORD
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
( winner )
RAY EMERY
CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS
( winner )
Image of the Foundation Award NHL Foundation Award

The NHL Foundation Player Award is awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) player "who applies the core values of (ice) hockey—commitment, perseverance and teamwork—to enrich the lives of people in his community".


Fourteen players have won the NHL Foundation Player Award since its inception; when Kelly Chase was awarded the inaugural NHL Foundation Player Award in 1998. No player has ever won the award twice, nor has any team been represented twice by winners.


Winner: Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings
Read More | Past Winners |

Image of the Clancy Trophy King Clancy Trophy

The King Clancy Memorial Trophy is an annual award given to the player who best exemplifies leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.


The winner is chosen by select members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association and the NHL Broadcasters' Association.


Winner: Patrice Bergeron, Boston Bruins
Read More | Past Winners |

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