It’s that time of year again. The Stanley Cup has been lifted and now the Cup heads to Las Vegas for the NHL Awards. Inside Hockey will take you behind-the-scenes in Las Vegas for the Awards.
NHL Awards Schedule
The NHL trophies will be on display at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino (3799 Las Vegas Blvd. South) from Friday, June 20 starting at 1:00 p.m. (PT) and running through Sunday, June 22 at 8:00 pm (PT).
The NHL Awards nominees and celebrities will walk the red carpet starting at 2:00 p.m. (PT) at the Encore. The Awards show will begin at 4:00 p.m. (PT) at the Encore Theater. NBCSN and CBS will be broadcasting the show.
- Anaheim Ducks: Ryan Getzlaf (Messier, Hart, Ted Lindsay) and Bob Murray (NHL GM of the Year)
- Boston Bruins: Patrice Bergeron (NHL Foundation, Selke), Zdeno Chara (Norris) and Tuukka Rask (Vezina)
- Carolina Hurricanes: Manny Malhotra (Masterton)
- Chicago Blackhawks: Duncan Keith (Norris, NHL Foundation) and Jonathan Toews (Messier, Selke)
- Colorado Avalanche: Nathan MacKinnon (Calder), Ryan O’Reilly (Lady Byng), Patrick Roy (Jack Adams) and Semyon Varlamov (Vezina)
- Detroit Red Wings: Mike Babcock (Jack Adams)
- LA Kings: Dustin Brown (Messier), Anze Kopitar (Selke) and Dean Lombardi (NHL GM of the Year)
- Montreal Canadiens: Marc Bergevin (NHL GM of the Year)
- Nashville Predators: Shea Weber (Norris)
- New Jersey Devils: Jaromir Jagr (Masterton)
- New York Rangers: Dominic Moore (Masterton) and Martin St. Louis (Lady Byng)
- Philadelphia Flyers: Claude Giroux (Hart, Ted Lindsay)
- Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby (Hart, Ted Lindsay)
- San Jose Sharks: Brent Burns (NHL Foundation) and Patrick Marleau (Lady Byng)
- Tampa Bay Lightning: Ben Bishop (Vezina), Jon Cooper (Jack Adams), Ondrej Palat (Calder) and Tyler Johnson (Calder)
- Edmonton Oilers: Andrew Ference (King Clancy)
- Pittsburgh Penguins: Sidney Crosby (Art Ross)
- Washington Capitals: Alexander Ovechkin (Maurice “Rocket” Richard)
- LA Kings: Jonathan Quick (Jennings)
Who to Expect
Besides the Nominees, here’s who you can expect to see in attendance.
- TV and Radio Broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos (@strombo) will be the host of the NHL Awards
- Members of the 2014 Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings: Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar
- Current and former NHLers: PK Subban, Chris Pronger, Rich Peverley, Danny DeKeyser, Michael Peca, Luc Robitaille, Ted Lindsay, Mark Messier
- Celebrities David Boreanaz (“Bones”), Cuba Gooding Jr. (“The Butler”), Retta (“Parks and Recreation”), Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”), and David Walton (“About a Boy”)
- Pre-taped appearances from Michael J. Fox (“Family Ties”), Susan Sarandon (“Tammy”), James Lipton (“Inside the Actor’s Studio”), Kevin Connolly (“Entourage”) and Whoopi Goldberg (“The View”)
- Doc Emrick and Eddie Olczyk will announce the winner of the EA SPORTS’ NHL 15 Cover Vote
- Performances from Jabbawockeez, Phillip Phillips and DJ Steve Porter
You can follow Inside Hockey correspondents Michelle Kenneth and Winter Adams at the NHL Awards for behind-the-scenes coverage in Las Vegas.
On Twitter: @MichelleKenneth, @Winter_Adams, @thepinkpuck
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You can also follow @NHL on Twitter for more behind-the-scenes coverage. Use the official hashtag #NHLAwards.