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Sergei Bobrovsky of Blue Jackets wins Vezina Trophy

Receives honor as top NHL goalie for second time in career after setting Columbus record with 41 wins

by Dave Stubbs @Dave_Stubbs / NHL.com Columnist

LAS VEGAS -- In a sport of many one-goal games, this one was a rout. 

Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets breezed to his second career Vezina Trophy on Wednesday, NHL general managers voting him the League's best goaltender for 2016-17.

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Brent Burns of Sharks wins Norris Trophy

Voted best NHL defenseman for first time after leading League in goals, points at his position

by Lisa Dillman @reallisa / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- At his core, Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, who won the Norris Trophy as the top defenseman in the NHL at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile on Wednesday, is a hockey fan and an insatiable student of the game.

If there is a game on involving Ottawa Senators defenseman Erik Karlsson or another featuring Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman, you can be sure Burns will be watching.

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Auston Matthews of Maple Leafs wins Calder Trophy

Center led NHL rookies in goals, points, shots on goal

by Tom Gulitti @TomGulittiNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

LAS VEGAS -- Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews remembers well the nerves he felt when he was getting ready to go to Buffalo last June for the 2016 NHL Draft.

Fast-forward a year later when Matthews, 19, was experiencing a different type of nerves on stage at the 2017 NHL Awards and NHL Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile on Wednesday to accept the Calder Trophy after being the near-unanimous winner, receiving 164 of 167 first-place votes.

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The RoundUp

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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Connor McDavid of Oilers wins Hart Trophy as NHL MVP

Center, 20, is third-youngest to receive honor, led League in scoring in second season

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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. 

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Johnny Gaudreau of Flames wins Lady Byng Trophy

Left wing led Calgary in points, took two minor penalties in 72 games this season

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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. 

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Craig Anderson of Senators wins Masterton Trophy

Goalie finished season after leaving to be with wife, Nicholle, who was diagnosed with cancer

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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.

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John Tortorella of Blue Jackets wins Jack Adams Award

Coach receives honor for second time in career after helping Columbus set records for wins, points

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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. 

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David Poile of Predators wins General Manager of the Year

Built roster that got Nashville to first Stanley Cup Final

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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. 

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Patrice Bergeron of Bruins wins Selke Trophy

Center named best defensive forward in NHL for fourth time in career

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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, joined Hockey Hall of Famer Bob Gainey, who presented the award, 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.

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