Here Are Your 2011 NHL Award Winners

It’s been a long season and a long post-season.  After all of the hard work that the players in the League have put forward, it is time that the best of the best are honored.

Here are your 2011 NHL Award winners:

ART ROSS TROPHY

This award is presented to the NHL’s leading scorer.

WINNER: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks

This marks the first time in NHL history that brothers have won the scoring title in consecutive seasons, and the third time that two brothers have won the award. Daniel also led the NHL’s top power-play unit by tallying a League-leading 18 goals and 42 points.

PAST WINNER: Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks

BILL MASTERTON MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is presented to a player that has shown perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.

2010-11 FINALISTS: Ray Emery, Daymond Langkow, Ian Laperriere

WINNER: Ian Laperriere, Philadelphia Flyers

PAST WINNER: Jose Theodore, Washington Capitals

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is awarded to the most outstanding rookie.

2010-11 Finalists: Logan Couture (San Jose Sharks), Michael Grabner (NY Islanders), Jeff Skinner (Carolina Hurricanes)

WINNER: Jeff Skinner, Carolina Hurricanes

“I got a text from [my teammates] wishing me good luck. Those guys have helped me so much.” – Jeff Skinner

PAST WINNER: Tyler Myers, Buffalo Sabres

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY

This award is awarded to the forward who excels in defensive play.

2010-11 Finalists: Pavel Datsyuk, Ryan Kesler, Jonathan Toews

WINNER: Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks

“It’s not just an individual award. A lot goes into it. I pride myself in being hard to play against.” – Ryan Kesler

PAST WINNER: Pavel Datsyuk

HART MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is awarded to the most valuable player to his team.

2010-11 Finalists: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin, Martin St. Louis

WINNER: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks

PAST WINNER: Henrik Sedin, Vancouver Canucks

JACK ADAMS AWARD

2010-11 Finalists: Dan Bylsma, Barry Trotz, Alain Vigneault

WINNER: Dan Bylsma, Pittsburgh Penguins

PAST WINNER: Dave Tippett, Phoenix Coyotes

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is awarded to the NHL’s Outstanding All-Around Defenseman.

2010-11 Finalists: Zdeno Chara, Nicklas Lidstrom, Shea Weber

WINNER: Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings

KING CLANCY MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is awarded to a player that exemplifies leadership qualities both on and off the ice.

WINNER: Doug Weight

PAST WINNER: Shane Doan, Phoenix Coyotes

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY

This award is awarded to a player that exemplifies sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct.

2010-11 Finalists: Loui Eriksson, Nicklas Lidstrom, Martin St. Louis

WINNER: Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning

PAST WINNER: Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning

TED LINDSAY AWARD

This award is awarded to the Most Outstanding Player Selected By the National Hockey League Players’ Association.

2010-11 Finalists: Corey Perry, Daniel Sedin, Steven Stamkos

WINNER: Daniel Sedin, Vancouver Canucks

PAST WINNER: Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

MAURICE RICHARD TROPHY

This award is given to the player who is the regular-season goal scoring leader.

WINNER: Corey Perry, Anaheim Ducks

PAST WINNER: Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) and Steve Stamkos (Tampa Bay Lightning)

VEZINA TROPHY

This award is presented to the Most Outstanding Goaltender.

2010-11 Finalists: Roberto Luongo, Pekka Rinne, Tim Thomas

WINNER: Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins

PAST WINNER: Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres

WILLIAM M. JENNINGS TROPHY

This award is given to Goaltender(s) on Club with Fewest Goals Against.

WINNER: Roberto Luongo and Cory Schneider, Vancouver Canucks

PAST WINNER: Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils

NHL GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR AWARD

2010-11 Finalists: Mike Gillis, David Poile, Steve Yzerman

WINNER: Mike Gillis, Vancouver Canucks

PAST WINNER: Don Maloney, Phoenix Coyotes

MARK MESSIER NHL LEADERSHIP AWARD

This award is presented to the individual with superior leadership in hockey and is a contributing member of society. It honors an individual who leads by positive example through on-ice performance, motivation of team members and a dedication to community activities and charitable causes.

2010-11 Finalists: Zdeno Chara, Shane Doan, Nicklas Lidstrom

WINNER: Zdeno Chara

PAST WINNER: Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

NHL FOUNDATION PLAYER AWARD

NHL players have a long-standing tradition of supporting charities and other important causes in their communities. NHL member clubs are constant in their quest to help local schools, hospitals, and charitable organizations. In recognition of this dedication, the NHL Foundation annually awards $25,000 to a current player’s charity that embodies the core values of the NHL: commitment, perseverance and teamwork.

2010-11 Finalists: Dustin Brown, Mike Green, Daniel and Henrik Sedin

WINNER: Dustin Brown, LA Kings

PAST WINNER: Ryan Miller, Buffalo Sabres

PRESIDENTS’ TROPHY

This award is presented to the club with the most points in regular season.

WINNER: Vancouver Canucks

PRINCE OF WALES TROPHY

This award is given to the Eastern Conference Playoff Champion.

WINNER: Boston Bruins

CLARENCE CAMPBELL BOWL

This award is given to the Western Conference Playoff Champion.

WINNER: Vancouver Canucks

NHL12 COVER

Steven Stamkos (Tampa Bay Lightning) is the new cover boy for NHL12.

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