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2017 NHL Awards roundup

Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy as League MVP

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The 2017 NHL Awards presented by T-Mobile were held on Wednesday. Ten awards were given out at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Check out all the winners and highlights from the ceremony. 

 

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Video: Manganiello hosts the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas

 

Connor McDavid wins Hart Trophy

Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers won the Hart Trophy as NHL most valuable player at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

The 20-year-old center is the third-youngest player in League history to win the Hart. Wayne Gretzky (1980) and Sidney Crosby (2007) each won the award at age 19. The other finalists were Crosby and Columbus Blue Jackets goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.

Video: Connor McDavid is awarded the Hart Memorial Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: 100-point man @cmcdavid97 of the @EdmontonOilers has a Hart Trophy to go along with the Art Ross. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/KZKYaGxax7

 

Sergei Bobrovsky wins Vezina Trophy

Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets won the Vezina Trophy as best goaltender in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

Bobrovsky, 28, is the only Russia-born goalie to win the Vezina more than once; he also won with the Blue Jackets in 2013. The other finalists were Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens and Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby, who won it last year.

Video: Sergei Bobrovsky is awarded the Vezina Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: For the second time in his career, Sergei Bobrovsky of @BlueJacketsNHL is the Vezina Trophy winner. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/Xf4UYPQRMx

 

Johnny Gaudreau wins Lady Byng

Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames won the Lady Byng Trophy at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

The Lady Byng is awarded annually to the player who best combines sportsmanship, gentlemanly conduct and ability. The other finalists were Minnesota Wild forward Mikael Granlund and St. Louis Blues right wing Vladimir Tarasenko.

Video: Johnny Gaudreau is awarded the Lady Byng Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: Johnny Gaudreau (@johngaudreau03) of the @NHLFlames has been awarded the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/XJ6SIDVOEu

 

Craig Anderson wins Masterton Trophy

Goalie Craig Anderson of the Ottawa Senators received the Masterton Trophy at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

The award is given to the player who exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The other finalists were Anaheim Ducks forward Andrew Cogliano and Carolina Hurricanes forward Derek Ryan.

Video: Craig Anderson is presented the Masterton Trophy

 

John Tortorella wins Jack Adams

John Tortorella of the Columbus Blue Jackets won the Jack Adams Award as best coach in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

Tortorella, who turns 59 on Saturday, also won the Jack Adams with the Tampa Bay Lightning in 2004. The other finalists were Mike Babcock of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Todd McLellan of the Edmonton Oilers.

Video: John Tortorella is presented the Jack Adams Award

Tweet from @PR_NHL: John Tortorella of @BlueJacketsNHL is first multiple winner of the Jack Adams Award since Pat Burns won his third in 1997-98. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/C4gwyLQRTx

 

David Poile wins General Manager of the Year

David Poile of the Nashville Predators won General Manager of the Year at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

Voting was conducted among general managers, a panel of League executives and print and broadcast media following the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The other finalists were Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators and Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers.

Video: David Poile wins the NHL General Manager of the Year

 

Auston Matthews wins Calder Trophy

Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs won the Calder Trophy as the top rookie in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

Matthews, the No. 1 pick by the Maple Leafs in the 2016 NHL Draft, is the 10th player in Toronto history to win the Calder Trophy, first since Brit Selby in 1966. The 19-year-old center is the first United States-born player to win the Calder since defenseman Tyler Myers in 2010 with the Buffalo Sabres.

Video: Auston Matthews is presented the Calder Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: The Calder Trophy goes to @AM34 of the @MapleLeafs, who led all first-year players with 40 goals and 69 points. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/LzRa9SCUXy

 

Brent Burns wins Norris Trophy 

Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks won the Norris Trophy as the top defenseman in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday. 

It is the first Norris for Burns, 32, who finished third in voting for the trophy last season. He is the first Sharks player to receive the honor. The other finalists were Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators and Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Video: Brent Burns is presented the Norris Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: The Norris Trophy goes to @Burnzie88 of the @SanJoseSharks. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/JHdbcjd33N

 

Patrice Bergeron wins Selke Trophy

Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins won the Selke Trophy as best defensive forward in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

Bergeron, 31, who also received the honor in 2012, 2014 and 2015, joins Hockey Hall of Famer Bob Gainey as the only players to win the Selke four times. The other finalists were Anaheim Ducks center Ryan Kesler and Minnesota Wild forward Mikko Koivu.

Video: Patrice Bergeron is presented the Selke Trophy

Tweet from @PR_NHL: Patrice Bergeron (@NHLBruins) has won the Frank J. Selke Trophy -- the fourth time he has been awarded the trophy. #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/6BhUQdP84z

 

Connor McDavid wins Ted Lindsay Award

Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers won the Ted Lindsay Award, given annually to the most outstanding player in the NHL as voted by members of the NHL Players' Association, at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

McDavid, 20, led the NHL with 100 points (30 goals, 70 assists) this season and helped the Oilers reach the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2006. They were defeated by the Anaheim Ducks in seven games in the Western Conference Second Round.

Video: Connor McDavid is presented the Ted Lindsay Award

 

Nick Foligno, Travis Hamonic honored

On Tuesday, three awards were presented, with New York Islanders defenseman Travis Hamonic receiving the NHL Foundation Player Award, and Columbus Blue Jackets forward Nick Foligno winning the King Clancy Trophy and the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award.

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