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NHL Presidents' Trophy Winners

Clubs with best overall regular-season record since 1986

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An annual award to the club finishing the regular season with the best overall record. The winner receives $350,000, to be split between the team and its players.

History: Presented to the National Hockey League in 1985-86 by the NHL Board of Governors to recognize the team compiling the top regular season record.

 

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Presidents' Trophy Winners
  • 2017: Washington Capitals, 55-19-8, 118 points
  • 2016: Washington Capitals, 56-18-8, 120 points
  • 2015: New York Rangers, 53-22-7, 113 points
  • 2014: Boston Bruins, 54-19-9, 117 points
  • 2013: Chicago Blackhawks, 36-7-5, 77 points
  • 2012: Vancouver Canucks, 51-22-9, 111 points
  • 2011: Vancouver Canucks, 54-19-9, 117 points
  • 2010: Washington Capitals, 54-15-13, 121 points
  • 2009: San Jose Sharks, 53-18-11, 117 points
  • 2008: Detroit Red Wings, 54-21-7, 115 points
  • 2007: Buffalo Sabres, 53-22-7, 113 points
  • 2006: Detroit Red Wings, 58-16-8, 124 points
  • 2004: Detroit Red Wings, 48-21-11-2, 109 points
  • 2003: Ottawa Senators, 52-21-8-1, 113 points
  • 2002: Detroit Red Wings, 51-17-10-4, 116 points
  • 2001: Colorado Avalanche, 52-16-10-4, 118 points
  • 2000: St. Louis Blues, 51-19-11-1, 114 points
  • 1999: Dallas Stars, 51-19-12, 114 points
  • 1998: Dallas Stars, 49-22-11, 109 points
  • 1997: Colorado Avalanche, 49-24-9, 107 points
  • 1996: Detroit Red Wings, 62-13-7, 131 points
  • 1995: Detroit Red Wings, 33-11-4, 70 points
  • 1994: New York Rangers, 52-24-8, 112 points
  • 1993: Pittsburgh Penguins, 56-21-7, 119 points
  • 1992: New York Rangers, 50-25-5, 105 points
  • 1991: Chicago Blackhawks, 49-23-8, 106 points
  • 1990: Boston Bruins, 46-25-9, 101 points
  • 1989: Calgary Flames, 54-17-9, 117 points
  • 1988: Calgary Flames, 48-23-9, 105 points
  • 1987: Edmonton Oilers, 50-24-6, 106 points
  • 1986: Edmonton Oilers, 56-17-7, 119 points

*Notes: Records are Win-Loss-Tie from 1986 through 1999, Win-Loss-Tie-Overtime Loss from 2000 through 2004, and Win-Loss Overtime Loss from 2006 through the present

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