BOSTON - The Bruins have announced the 2019-20 season awards. Brandon Carlo was named the recipient of the Eddie Shore Award (exceptional hustle and determination, chosen by the "Gallery Gods"); David Pastrnak was named the winner of the Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy (outstanding performance during home games, determined by the Boston Chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association); Patrice Bergeron was selected for the John P. Bucyk Award (greatest off-ice charitable contributions, chosen by John Bucyk); and David Pastrnak (First Star), Tuukka Rask (Second Star) and Brad Marchand (Third Star) were named the Bruins Three Stars (top performers at home games over the course of the season, chosen by 98.5 The Sports Hub).
Eddie Shore Award:
Bruins defenseman Brandon Carlo has been selected by the "Gallery Gods" as the Eddie Shore Award winner for demonstrating exceptional hustle and determination throughout the 2019-20 season. The 6-foot-5, 212-pound defenseman, who just finished his fourth NHL regular season with Boston, was tied for third on the team in ice time (20:29/game) and set a career high in scoring with four goals and 15 assists for 19 points with a plus-16 rating. Despite being just 23 years old, Carlo ranks eighth among current Bruins players in career games played (297).
Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy:
Bruins forward David Pastrnak has been selected as the Elizabeth Dufresne Trophy recipient for his outstanding performance during Bruins home games this season. He led the team in goals (28) and points (49) over the course of 35 games at TD Garden. Brad Marchand had won the award following each of the previous three seasons.
John P. Bucyk Award:
Patrice Bergeron was selected for the John P. Bucyk Award for his contributions to the Boston community this season. He once again spearheaded the Bruins' Pucks and Paddles event to benefit Floating Hospital for Children at Tufts Medical Center. He also visited local children's hospitals for Halloween and Christmas, delivering toys and helping to brighten the days of the kids who have to spend their holidays away from home. This summer, Bergeron pledged $25,000 each to the NAACP-Boston and the Centre Multiethnique de Quebec to promote their efforts and advocacy for racial justice and equality. Along with the award, Bergeron receives $1,000 to donate to the charity of his choice from the Boston Bruins Alumni Foundation. The award is named after Bruins legend John P. Bucyk, who just finished his 62nd season with the organization.
98.5 The Sports Hub Three Stars:
First Star David Pastrnak led the team with 28 goals and 21 assists for 49 points with a plus-11 rating at home this season. The B's Second Star, Tuukka Rask, compiled a 14-2-6 record with a 2.15 goals against average and .926 save percentage with three shutouts in 22 starts at home. Third Star Brad Marchand notched 14 goals and a team-high 27 assists for 41 points in 35 games at TD Garden this year.