With the 2011 NHL Awards two months away, the National Hockey League will begin announcing finalists for each of its regular-season awards over the next two weeks, beginning Tuesday, April 19 with the Calder Memorial Trophy.
Nominees will be announced each day at noon on NHL.com and through NHL news releases.
The 2011 NHL Awards will be held at the Pearl Concert Theater at the Palms Hotel in Las Vegas on June 22. The ceremony will be broadcast by VERSUS in the United States and CBC in Canada. Fans can purchase tickets to the awards show now at NHL.com/awardstickets or at the Pearl Concert Theater Box Office.
Award nominees will be announced in the following order.
Tuesday, April 19
Calder Memorial Trophy (top rookie)
Wednesday, April 20
General Manager of the Year
Thursday, April 21
Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (skill/sportsmanship)
Friday, April 22
Vezina Trophy (top goaltender)
Monday, April 25
James Norris Memorial Trophy (top defenseman)
Tuesday, April 26
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (perseverance and dedication to hockey)
Wednesday, April 27
Frank J. Selke Trophy (top defensive forward)
Thursday, April 28
Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP)
Friday, April 29
Jack Adams Award (Coach of the Year)
Monday, May 2
NHL Foundation Player Award (contributions to charitable causes)