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Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominations announced

Dumba, Stamkos, Chara among those up for award for perseverance, sportsmanship, dedication

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The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually by the Professional Hockey Writers Association to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to ice hockey.

A player from each team is nominated by the local chapter. Those nominations were revealed Monday. The list will be narrowed to three finalists and the winner will be named at a later date.

Below is a list of the nominees for the 2020-21 season:

Anaheim Ducks: David Backes, F 

Arizona Coyotes: Phil Kessel, F

Boston Bruins: Kevan Miller, D

Buffalo Sabres: Dustin Tokarski, G

Calgary Flames: Milan Lucic, F

Carolina Hurricanes: Jordan Staal, F

Colorado Avalanche: Valeri Nichushkin, F

Columbus Blue Jackets: Zac Dalpe, F

Chicago Blackhawks: Andrew Shaw, F

Dallas Stars: Roope Hintz, F  

Detroit Red Wings: Danny DeKeyser, D

Edmonton Oilers: Mike Smith, G

Florida Panthers: Chris Driedger, G

Los Angeles Kings: Matt Roy, D

Minnesota Wild: Matt Dumba, D

Montreal Canadiens: Corey Perry, F

Nashville Predators: Pekka Rinne, G 

New Jersey Devils: Scott Wedgewood, G

New York Islanders: Casey Cizikas, F

New York Rangers: Colin Blackwell, F

Ottawa Senators: Nick Paul, F

Philadelphia Flyers: Oskar Lindblom, F

Pittsburgh Penguins: Casey DeSmith, G

St. Louis Blues: Vladimir Tarasenko, F

San Jose Sharks: Patrick Marleau, F 

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos, F

Toronto Maple Leafs: Jack Campbell, G

Vancouver Canucks: Tyler Motte, F

Vegas Golden Knights: Marc-Andre Fleury, G

Washington Capitals: Zdeno Chara, D

Winnipeg Jets: Eric Comrie, G

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