LIVE: NHL Awards Plus Expansion Revealed!

By Troy Woodland (@Troy_Woodland)  Comments
Updated: June 22, 2017
NHL awards and expansion draft!

It is the night hockey fans have been waiting for, the NHL Awards. This year not only will players be nominated for rewards from their stellar play this past season, but also the Las Vegas Golden Knights will announce their new team.

As the awards are handed out and players are announced I will update along the way:

Ted Lindsay Award

Brett Burns – Led the NHL defensemen in goals (29) and points (76).

Sidney Crosby – Led the NHL in goals (44 goals) and finished tied for second with points 89 points.

Connor McDavid – Led the NHL with 100 points (30 goals and 70 assists). – Winner

Frank J. Selke Trophy

Patrice Bergeron – Led the League in shot attempts percentage (61.10 min 40 games) Also led the NHL in faceoff wins (1,089) and was third in winning percentage (60.1) – Winner

Ryan Kesler – 1,029 faceoff wins were third in the League. Ranked third in time on ice among forwards (21:18) and sixth in faceoff percentage (57.4)

Mikko Koivu – Set NHL career highs in plus/minus (plus-27) and blocked shots (65), and won 55.2 percent of his faceoffs (16th in NHL)

Norris Trophy Award

Victor Hedman – Led NHL defensemen in assists (56) and was second behind Burns with 72 points in 79 games.

Brett Burns – Led the NHL defensemen in goals (29) and points (76). – Winner

Erik Karlsson – Had 71 points (17 goals, 54 assists) in 77 games, third among NHL defensemen.

NHL 18 Cover Athlete – Connor McDavid

Calder Memorial Trophy

Patrik Laine – Laine scored 36 goals and added 28 assists in 73 games. Led rookies with three hat tricks.

Auston Matthews – Led rookies with 40 goals and 69 points while appearing in all 82 games – Winner

Zach Werenski – Led all rookie defencemen in goals (11), assists (36) and points (47) and all rookies with a plus-17 rating.

General Manager of the Year

Peter Chiarelli (Edmonton Oilers) – Oilers finished second in the Pacific Division with 103 points (47-26-9) and reached the playoffs for the first time since 2006. It was their first 100-point season since 1986-87.

Peter Dorion (Ottawa Senators) – Senators, who finished second in the Atlantic Division with 98 points (44-28-10) and reached the Eastern Conference Final for the first time since 2007.

David Poile (Nashville Predators) – Predators finished fourth in the Central Division with 94 points (41-29-12) and reached the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in their history. – Winner

Jack Adams Award

Mike Babcock (Toronto Maple Leafs) –  Led the Maple Leafs to the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time since 2013

Todd Mclellan (Edmonton Oilers) – Coached the Oilers to the playoffs for the first time since 2006. They went 47-26-9, their most wins since they had 50 in 1986-87

John Tortorella (Columbus Blue Jackets) – Led the Blue Jackets to their best season since entering the NHL in 2000. The Blue Jackets set team club records for wins (50) and points (108) – Winner

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Craig Anderson – 25-11-4 with a 2.28 goals-against average, five shutouts and .926 save percentage in 40 games this season. He posted those numbers while having to take several leaves of absence to be with his wife, Nicholle, who was diagnosed with a rare form of throat cancer in October – Winner

Andrew Cogliano – He had 35 points (16 goals, 19 assists), four shorthanded goals and a plus-11 rating in 82 games. Cogliano is the NHL’s reigning  at 786 consecutive regular-season games, having never missed a game since making his NHL debut with the Edmonton Oilers in 2007-08

Derek Ryan – He had 29 points (11 goals, 18 assists) in 67 games, and three game-winning goals

 

Art Ross Trophy

Connor McDavid – Led the NHL with 100 points (30 goals and 70 assists).

Rocket Richard Trophy

Sidney Crosby – Led the NHL in goals (44 goals)

William M. Jennings Trophy

Braden Holtby – Holtby led the NHL in shutouts (9) this season, ranked tied for first in wins (42), second in goals-against average (2.07) and fourth in save percentage (.925)

Lady Byng Trophy

Mikael Grandlund

Johnny Gaudreau – Winner

Vladimir Tarasenko

Vezina Trophy

Sergei Bobrovsky – Set a Blue Jackets record with 41 wins, led the League with a 2.06 GAA and .931 save percentage, and his seven shutouts were tied for third – Winner

Braden Holtby – Holtby led the NHL in shutouts (9) this season, ranked tied for first in wins (42), second in goals-against average (2.07) and fourth in save percentage (.925)

Carey Price – Went 37-20-5 with a 2.23 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage in 62 starts

Hart Memorial Trophy

Sidney Crosby – Led the NHL in goals (44 goals) and finished tied for second with points 89 points.

Connor McDavid – Led the NHL with 100 points (30 goals and 70 assists). – Winner

Sergei Bobrovsky – Set a Blue Jackets record with 41 wins, led the League with a 2.06 GAA and .931 save percentage, and his seven shutouts were tied for third

Las Vegas Golden Knights Draft Selections

Colorado Avalanche – Calvin Pickard

Vancouver Canucks – Luca Sbisa

Arizona Coyotes – Teemu Pulkkinen

New Jersey Devils – Jon Merrill

Buffalo Sabres – William Carrier (Vegas receives 2017 6th round pick from Buffalo)

Dallas Stars – Cody Eakin

Detroit Red Wings – Tomas Nosek

Florida Panthers – Jonathan Marchessault (Vegas receives Reilly Smith and a 2018 fourth round pick)

Los Angeles Kings – Brayden Mcnabb

Carolina Hurricanes – Connor Brickley (Vegas receives 2017 5th round pick)

Winnipeg Jets – Chris Thorburn (Trade will be announced later – Update! Check Columbus Selection)

Philadelphia Flyers – Pierre-Edouard Bellemare

Tampa Bay Lightning – Jason Garrison (Vegas receives Nikita Gusev, 2017 2nd round pick, and a 2018 fourth-round pick)

New York Islanders – J.F. Berube (Vegas receives Mikhail Grabovski defenseman Jake Bischoff, the Islanders’ first-round pick in 2017 (15th overall) and a second-round pick in 2019)

Nashville Predators – James Neal

Calgary Flames – Deryk Engelland

Toronto Maples Leafs – Brendan Leipsic

Boston Bruins – Colin Miller

Ottawa Senators – Marc Methot

San Jose Sharks – David Schlemko

St. Louis Blues – David Perron

New York Rangers – Oscar Lindberg

Edmonton Oilers – Griffin Reinhart

Montreal Canadiens – Alexei Emelin

Anaheim Ducks – Clayton Stoner (Vegas receives Shea Theodore)

Minnesota Wild – Erik Haula (Vegas receives Alex Tuch in exchange for conditional 2017 or 2018 third round pick)

Columbus Blue Jackets – William Karlsson (Vegas receives David Clarkson, 2017 first-round pick (24th overall), and a 2019 second-round pick) Winnipeg then traded their 2017 first-round pick (13th overall) and a 2019 third-round pick to Columbus for the 24th overall pick.

Chicago Blackhawks – Trevor Van Riemsdyk

Pittsburgh Penguins – Marc-Andre Fleury (Vegas receives a 2020 second-round pick)

Washington Capitals – Nate Schmidt

 

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