NHL Awards Tracker 2021: A complete list of finalists, winners of Hart, Vezina, Norris, etc.


Just like in 2020, there will be no glitzy Las Vegas awards ceremony. And, as in 2020, this will not prevent the best and brightest people in the NHL from acquiring their hardware.

The NHL will start awarding the 2021 awards on June 14th, although we know some of the winners in advance.

Maple Leafs forward Alston Matthews won the Morris Rockets Richard Trophy with 41 goals in the regular season. Conor McDavid of Edmonton won the Art Rose Trophy with an NHL highest score of 105 points. He scored 21 points more than the second teammate on the roster, Leon Draisaitl. Matthews and McDavid are also competing for the Hart Trophy. Marc-Andre Fleury and Robin Lehner’s Golden Knights goalkeeper tandem to win the 2021 William M. Jennings Trophy with the fewest goals (124). This is Fleury’s first time to win; Lehner and Thomas Greiss won the Islanders championship in 2019.

Sports News has all the winners below.

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King Clancy Memorial Trophy

Awarded to players who “showed leadership on and under the ice and made a significant humanitarian contribution to the community”. The trophy winners were selected by the NHL Senior Management Committee, which included Commissioner Gary Bateman and Deputy Commissioner Bill Daley.

Finalists: Kurtis Gabriel (San Jose Sharks), Pekka Rinne (Nashville Predators), PK Subban (New Jersey Devils)

winner: Pekka Linne

The longtime Predator network administrator who became an unrestricted free agent this offseason has become deeply entrenched in the Nashville community. The 2012-13 season, he started with the then captain Shea Weber (Shea Weber) 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund This has raised more than $3 million for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital in Vanderbilt, Tennessee. NHL will also donate US$25,000 with his trophy-the Preds Foundation will match the fund. Rinne also worked with organizations such as Best Buddies, Make-A-Wish, and the Peterson Foundation for Parkinson, and took the lead in other initiatives throughout the pandemic, including providing free coffee and meals to frontline workers.

“After spending 15 years in the same organization and in the same city, I got the opportunity through local charities in the community-this is very special to me,” Rinne said at the press conference in Nashville“At the same time, I would like to congratulate PK and Kurtis on their nominations and all they have done for the community. I would like to thank Predators and Predators Foundation for allowing our players to participate and help our community. I also want to pay tribute to Shea Weber, Helped me and her to establish the 365 Foundation. This award is of great significance to me and my family. It is a huge honor.”

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Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Awarded to the players voted by the Professional Hockey Writers Association who best embody the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.

Finalists: Matt Dunbar (Minnesota Wilds), Oscar Lindblom (Philadelphia Flyers), Patrick Marlowe (San Jose Sharks)

winner: Oscar Lindblom

As a finalist of last season, Lindblom was diagnosed with Ewing’s sarcoma in December 2019 and missed most of the 2019-20 regular season, and then returned to the bubble in September team. This season, he played 50 games and contributed 8 goals and 6 assists. In March, he was declared cancer-free again after another scan.

“I feel very, very honored and proud to win this award and compete with great players and great players like Matt Dunbar and Patrick Marlow on and under the ice. This is very special to me, ” According to the news released by the team, Lindblom said“It’s great to be on the ice again, I can’t say more. It feels great to be on the ice again.”

PHWA’s $2,500 grant will be awarded to the Bill Masterton Scholarship Fund in the name of Lindblom.

Willie O’Ree Community Hero Award

The award is named after the first black player to participate in the NHL and is awarded to individuals who have a positive impact on their community, culture or society and make people better through hockey. The award is now in its third year, and the winners are voted by fans, NHL and MassMutual. The winner will receive USD 25,000, and the other two finalists will each receive USD 5,000.

Finalists: Renee Hess (Black Girl Hockey Club), Kevin Hodgson (HEROS), Howard Smith (Pittsburgh ICE)

winner: Kevin Hodgson

As part of the hockey fit for everyone program, Hodgson serves as Canada-based HEROS (Hockey Educational Outreach Association, empowering youth at risk) and SuperHEROS (providing safety and inclusion for boys and girls living in physical and cognitive challenges) Environment and adapted ice courses). The non-profit organization is located in 12 cities and has 28 projects, including not only ice programs, but also ice education and scholarship assistance.

“Kevin, Noam Flynn and the entire HEROS team have done a great job over the past 20 years,” Willioli said in an NHL press release. “For decades, HEROS has been the leader of the NHL hockey network for everyone. Kevin’s dedication has had a positive impact on thousands of children and their families across Canada, and his leadership has been the head of hockey projects everywhere. The way of working in their community sets the standard. I am proud to be able to present this year’s award to such a well-deserved organization. Congratulations to Kevin.”

Jack Adams Award

Awarded the NHL Best Head Coach by the NHL Broadcasting Association.

Finalists: Rod Brind’Amour (Carolina Hurricanes), Dean Evason (Minnesota Wilds), Joel Quenneville (Florida Panthers)

winner: Will be announced on Thursday, June 17

Frank J. Selke Trophy

The trophy was voted by PHWA and awarded the NHL best defensive forward.

Finalists: Alexander Barkov (Florida Panthers), Patrice Bergeron (Boston Bruins), Mark Stone (Las Vegas Golden Cavaliers)

winner: Will be announced on Friday, June 18

Mrs. Bin Memorial Trophy

Awarded to players who combine sportsmanship and gentleman behavior with high-level competition, and are voted by PHWA.

Finalists: Alston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs), Jacobs Lavin (Carolina Hurricanes), Jared Bukin (Minnesota Wilds)

winner: Will be announced on Saturday, June 19

Jim Gregory General Manager of the Year Award

A team composed of general managers, NHL executives and media members awarded NHL the best general manager since the 2009-10 season.

Finalists: Will be announced on June 17

winner: Will be announced on Sunday, June 20

Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award

Awarded to “players who have demonstrated outstanding leadership for the team on and off the court during the regular season.” As a member of the Hall of Fame and six-time Stanley Cup champion, Messier made the final decision on who won the award.

winner: Will be announced on Monday, June 21

Calder Memorial Trophy

Awarded the best rookie in NHL. PHWA voted for the award.

Finalists: Kirill Kaprizov (Minnesota Wilds), Alex Nedelkovic (Carolina Hurricanes), Jason Robertson (Dallas Stars)

winner: Will be announced during the Stanley Cup final

Hart Memorial Trophy

According to the PHWA voting result, the player who is considered the most valuable to the team is awarded.

Finalists: Nathan McKinnon (Colorado Avalanche), Alston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs), Conor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers)

winner: Will be announced during the Stanley Cup final

James Norris Memorial Trophy

This trophy was voted by PHWA and awarded to the top NHL defenders.

Finalists: Adam Fox (New York Rangers), Victor Hedman (Tampa Bay Lightning), Kyle Markal (Colorado Avalanche)

winner: Will be announced during the Stanley Cup final

Ted Lindsay Award

This award was formerly known as the Lester B. Pearson Award, voted by members of the NHL Players Association, and awarded to the player considered the most valuable to the team.

Finalists: Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins), Alston Matthews (Toronto Maple Leafs), Connor McDavid (Edmonton Oilers)

winner: Will be announced during the Stanley Cup final

Vezina trophy

Finalists: Mark-Andre Fleury (Las Vegas Golden Cavaliers), Philip Grubauer (Colorado Avalanche), Andre Vasilevsky (Tampa Bay Chargers)

winner: Will be announced during the Stanley Cup final

NHL rookie team

Voted by PHWA.

Point of sale. name team
G To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
F To be determined To be determined
F To be determined To be determined
F To be determined To be determined

NHL’s first All-Star team

Voted by PHWA.

Point of sale. name team
G To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
C To be determined To be determined
RW To be determined To be determined
Nagao To be determined To be determined

NHL Second All-Star Team

Voted by PHWA.

Point of sale. name team
G To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
D To be determined To be determined
C To be determined To be determined
RW To be determined To be determined
Nagao To be determined To be determined



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