NHL Award Predictions

here are less than 10 games remaining in the 11/12 NHL regular season and I have put some thought into awards this year and have made my selections of who should win what award.

Hart Memorial Trophy– An award given to the player who proves he is most valuable to his team.

Winner: Evgeni Malkin, PIT.       Runner Ups: Steven Stamkos, TB.     Claude Giroux, PHI.                                                   

 

 

Art Ross Trophy– An award given to the player who leads the league in points.

 Winner: Evgeni Malkin, PIT.       Runner Ups: Claude Giroux, PHI.       Steven Stamkos, TB.

 

 

Calder Memorial Trophy– An award given to the best first year player (rookie).

 Winner: Gabriel Landeskog, COL.       Runner Ups: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, EDM.     Adam Henrique, NJ.

 

 

James Norris Memorial Trophy– An award given to the best overall defenseman, who excels with the greatest all-around ability.

 Winner: Erik Karlsson, OTT.       Runner Ups: Alex Pietrangelo, STL.      Alex Edler, VAN.

 

 

Vezina Trophy- An award given to the goaltender who is voted the best by the General Managers of all 30 teams.

  Winner: Marc-Andre Fleury, PIT.     Runner Ups: Henrik Lundqvist, NYR.    Pekka Rinne, NSH.

 

 

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy– An award given to the player who best displays sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct.

  Winner: Patrick Elias, NJ.         Runner Ups: Martin St. Louis, TB.     Tomas Fleischmann, FLA.

 

 

Frank J. Selke Trophy– An award given to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of game.

  Winner: Jason Pominville, BUF.        Runner Ups: Ryan Kesler, VAN.      Pavel Datsyuk, DET.

 

 

 William M. Jennings Trophy- An award given to the goalie with a (minimum 25 games) and the fewest goals scored against them.

  Winner: Jaroslav Halak/Brian Elliot, STL.        Runner Ups: Jonathan Quick, LA.        Henrik Lundqvist, NYR.

 

 

 Jack Adams Award– An award given to the coach that has been ajudged to have contributed the most to his team.

  Winner: John Tortorella, NYR.         Runner Ups: Barry Trotz, NSH.        Kevin Dineen, FLA.

 

 

 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy– An award given to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perserverence and       dedication to hockey.

  Winner: Scott Hartnell, PHI.        Runner Ups: Daymond Langkow, CGY.       Barrett Jackman, STL.

 

 

Maurice “Rocket” Richard Award– An award given to the player who leads the league in goal scoring at the end of the year.

  Winner: Steven Stamkos, TB.        Runner Ups: Evgeni Malkin, PIT.          Marian Gaborik, NYR.

 

 

Ted Lindsay Award– An award given to the player voted “most outstanding” by fellow members of the NHLPA.

  Winner: Evgeni Malkin, PIT.         Runner Ups: Steven Stamkos, TB.         Claude Giroux, PHI.

 

                                           

    Hart Memorial Trophy                              Vezina Trophy                                     Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

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