Oilers Head Coach Todd McLellan is one of three finalists for the 2016-17 Jack Adams Award. One of McLellan, Toronto's Mike Babcock or Columbus' John Tortorella will be announced as the winner on June 21, during the 2017 NHL Awards in Las Vegas.
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The annual award is given to the NHL head coach who has "contributed the most to his team's success."
McLellan led the Oilers to a regular season record of 47-26-9 this year, and 103 points. The Oilers made the post-season for the first time since 2006, and recorded their first 100-point season since 1986-87.
Their 33-point improvement from 2015-16 was the best in the League.
McLellan has been a finalist for the Jack Adams before, finishing third in voting with the San Jose Sharks in 2008-09.