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Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominations announced

Boyle, Luongo 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 are being revealed Tuesday. The list will be narrowed to three finalists and a winner will be named at the NHL Awards show in June in Las Vegas.

Below is a list of the nominees, which will be updated as each nomination is announced:

Anaheim Ducks:

Arizona Coyotes: Jakob Chychrun, D

Boston Bruins: David Backes, F

Buffalo Sabres: Kyle Okposo, F

Calgary Flames: Matt Stajan, F

Carolina Hurricanes: Jordan Staal, F

Chicago Blackhawks: Jeff Glass, G

Colorado Avalanche: Carl Soderberg, F

Columbus Blue Jackets: Zach Werenski, D

Dallas Stars: Mattias Janmark, F

Detroit Red Wings:

Edmonton Oilers: Adam Larsson, D

Florida Panthers: Roberto Luongo, G

Los Angeles Kings: Dustin Brown, F

Minnesota Wild: Matt Cullen, F

Montreal Canadiens: Antti Niemi, G

Nashville Predators: Austin Watson, F

New Jersey Devils: Brian Boyle, F

New York Islanders: Josh Bailey, F

New York Rangers: Chris Kreider, F

Ottawa Senators: Mark Borowiecki, D

Philadelphia Flyers: Claude Giroux, F

Pittsburgh Penguins, Kris Letang, D

St. Louis Blues: Carter Hutton, G

San Jose Sharks: Joe Thornton, F

Tampa Bay Lightning: Steven Stamkos, F

Toronto Maple Leafs: Roman Polak, D

Vancouver Canucks: Derek Dorsett, F

Vegas Golden Knights: Brad Hunt, D

Washington Capitals: Devante Smith-Pelley, F

Winnipeg Jets: Tyler Myers, D

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