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NHL Announces Trophy Finalists

This season's finalists for the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP are Martin Brodeur, Sidney Crosby and Roberto Luongo, the league announced moments ago. No surprises there.

Here's the full list, taken directly from the press release:

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding rookie): Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins; Jordan Staal, Pittsburgh Penguins; Paul Stastny, Colorado Avalanche.
FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY (outstanding defensive forward): Rod Brind'Amour, Carolina Hurricanes; Samuel Pahlsson, Anaheim Ducks; Jay Pandolfo, New Jersey Devils.
JACK ADAMS AWARD (outstanding coach): Lindy Ruff, Buffalo Sabres; Michel Therrien, Pittsburgh Penguins; Alain Vigneault, Vancouver Canucks.
JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding defenseman): Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings; Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Ducks; Chris Pronger, Anaheim Ducks.
LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct): Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings; Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche; Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning.
LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD (most outstanding player as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA): Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins; Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay Lightning; Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks.
VEZINA TROPHY (outstanding goaltender): Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils; Miikka Kiprusoff, Calgary Flames; Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers; Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks.

The winners will be announced June 14 during the 2007 NHL awards show in Toronto.

Pick your winners below.

By Tarik El-Bashir  |  May 1, 2007; 1:25 PM ET
 
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Comments

I would have put Kopitar ahead of Staal by half a stick-length.

Posted by: false_cause | May 1, 2007 2:01 PM | Report abuse

Why are there four Vezina nominees?

Posted by: JP | May 1, 2007 2:17 PM | Report abuse

"A third-place tie in balloting for the Vezina Trophy, awarded to the League's top goaltender as voted by NHL General Managers, has resulted in invitations to four finalists for that honor."

Posted by: Tarik | May 1, 2007 2:19 PM | Report abuse

HART: Crosby - he deserves it and the league wants it

CALDER: Malkin - got tired at the end of the season, but he never looked like a rookie

ADAMS:Michel Therrien - coached the worst team of the bunch and what a turnaround from last year

VEZINA TROPHY: Brodeur - wins record locked it up for him.

Posted by: Wastin' away again in El-Bashiraville | May 1, 2007 2:26 PM | Report abuse

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding rookie): Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY (outstanding defensive forward): Samuel Pahlsson, Anaheim Ducks

JACK ADAMS AWARD (outstanding coach): Lindy Ruff, Buffalo Sabres

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding defenseman): Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct): Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD (most outstanding player as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA): Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins

VEZINA TROPHY (outstanding goaltender): Roberto Luongo, Vancouver Canucks.

Posted by: Jay | May 1, 2007 2:47 PM | Report abuse

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding rookie): Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY (outstanding defensive forward): Samuel Pahlsson, Anaheim Ducks

JACK ADAMS AWARD (outstanding coach): Alain Vigneault

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding defenseman): Scott Niedermayer

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct): Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD (most outstanding player as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA): abstain

VEZINA TROPHY (outstanding goaltender): Roberto Luongo

Posted by: LB | May 1, 2007 3:11 PM | Report abuse

What? No Capitals? Oh yeah right, now I remember.

Posted by: disgrumbled | May 1, 2007 3:57 PM | Report abuse

CALDER: Paul Stastny, Colorado Avalanche.
SELKE: Samuel Pahlsson
ADAMS: Lindy Ruff
NORRIS: Nicholas Lidstrom (anyone see his goal line save vs SJ?)
BYNG: Joe Sakic
PEARSON: Sidney Crosby
VEZINA: Roberto Luongo

Posted by: MM | May 1, 2007 6:17 PM | Report abuse

HART TROPHY (MVP): Anybody willing to buy Capitals tickets

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding rookie): Mike Green, Washington Capitals

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY (outstanding defensive forward): Boyd Gordon, Washington Capitals

JACK ADAMS AWARD (outstanding coach): Bruce Boudreau, not the Washington Capitals

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding defenseman): Mike Green, Washington Capitals

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct): Sean Avery

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD (most outstanding player as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA): OVIE, OVIE, OVIE

VEZINA TROPHY (outstanding goaltender): The Capitals nightly opponent

Posted by: bored homer | May 2, 2007 7:59 AM | Report abuse

Wow! Daniel Briere isn't a finalist for the Lady Byng! Maybe one spear too many.

Posted by: Blueline | May 2, 2007 9:09 AM | Report abuse

HART MEMORIAL TROPHY (most valuable player TO HIS TEAM): Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils -- because NO ONE is more important to his team than Brodeur is, not even CryBaby to the Penguins

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding rookie): Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY (outstanding defensive forward): Jay Pandolfo, New Jersey Devils

JACK ADAMS AWARD (outstanding coach): Alain Vigneault

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY (outstanding defenseman): Scott Niedermayer

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct): Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD (most outstanding player as voted by fellow members of the NHLPA): Vincent Lecavalier, Tampa Bay Lightning

VEZINA TROPHY (outstanding goaltender): Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils

Posted by: BSK | May 2, 2007 9:20 AM | Report abuse

whereis Anze Kopitar? He had a good year right?

Posted by: mac | May 2, 2007 5:43 PM | Report abuse

Calder: Kopitar (LA)
Selke: Clark (Was)
Adams: Wilson (Sj)
Norris: Lidstrom (Det)
Byng: Sakic (Col)
Pearson: Luongo (Van)
Hart: Brodeur (Nj)
Vezina: Brodeur (Nj)

Posted by: Big mac | May 2, 2007 5:52 PM | Report abuse

Any idea on Olie's chances of winning the trphy he was nominated for.(The one I can't remember)

Posted by: AMC | May 2, 2007 5:54 PM | Report abuse

Calder - Staal
Selke - Pandolfo
Adams - Vigneault
Norris - Lidstrom
Byng - Sakic (Why would you want this one?)
Pearson - Luongo
Hart - Luongo
Vezina - Luongo

Posted by: Graham | May 3, 2007 8:51 AM | Report abuse

Hart Memorial- Sydney Crosby
Calder Memorial- Evgeni Malkin
Frank J. Selke- Samuel Pahlsson
Jack Adams- Michel Therrian
Norris Memorial- Nicklas Lidstrom
Byng Memorial- Joe Sakic
Lester B. Pearson- Vincent Lecavalier
Vezina- Henrik Lundqvist

Posted by: MSG | May 9, 2007 9:49 PM | Report abuse

Vezina - Henrik Lundqvist!

Posted by: Lundqvistâ„¢ | May 19, 2007 9:27 PM | Report abuse

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