LAS VEGAS – With Saturday Night time Stay star Kenan Thompson making a second consecutive look as host, and joking that not like the Oscars, his followers ought to chorus from preventing, Nationwide Hockey League Awards night time happened in Las Vegas.
The Ted Lindsay Award, for Most Excellent NHL Participant Throughout the Common Season, went to Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, partially for a 60-goal season.
Matthews is likely one of the greatest pure scorers within the sport, he has improved defensively and added extra bodily aspect to his sport this season.
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The opposite nominees had been Conor MacDavid of the Edmonton Oilers and Roman Josie of the Nashville Predators.
Earlier, the Calder Memorial Cup, this 12 months’s starter, was introduced to defender Moritz Ceder of the Detroit Crimson Wings.
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Ceder scored seven targets and made 43 assists, probably the most factors for any junior defensive participant this season. He has performed in all the Crimson Wings’ 82 video games this season, main all rookies in whole time on the ice (1889:22) and minutes per sport (23:02).
The opposite nominees are striker Michael Banting of the Toronto Maple Leafs and quarterback Trevor Zegras of the Anaheim Geese.
The Vezina Cup, for the very best goalkeeper, was introduced to Igor Shesterkin of the New York Rangers.
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Shesterkin posted a greatest 2.07 NHL GAA and 0.935 financial savings proportion, serving to Rangers (52-24-6) attain 110 factors, the third-highest whole in franchise historical past.
He recorded the seventh-best save proportion amongst all NHL goalkeepers for the reason that stat was first formally recorded in 1955-56 (minimal 25 video games performed) and have become the second Rangers goalkeeper to prime the financial savings proportion chart, after Gump Worsley in 1957-58.
Jacob Markstrom of Calgary Flames and Jos Saras of the Nashville Predators had been the opposite nominees.
– With recordsdata from The Related Press.
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