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2008 NHL Awards: Finalists

6/10/2008 - NHL

The list of finalists for the 2007-08 NHL awards, which will be handed out June 12 in Toronto:

HART MEMORIAL TROPHY
• Awarded to most valuable player to his team
Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

VEZINA TROPHY

• Award for outstanding goaltender
Martin Brodeur, New Jersey Devils
Henrik Lundqvist, New York Rangers
Evgeni Nabokov, San Jose Sharks

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY
• Award for outstanding defenseman
Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins
Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings
Dion Phaneuf, Calgary Flames

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY
• Award for outstanding rookie
Nicklas Backstrom, Washington Capitals
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks
Jonathan Toews, Chicago Blackhawks

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY
• Awarded to player that displays sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct
Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Jason Pominville, Buffalo Sabres
Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY
• Award for outstanding defensive forward
Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
John Madden, New Jersey Devils
Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

JACK ADAMS AWARD
• Award for outstanding coach
Mike Babcock, Detroit Red Wings
Bruce Boudreau, Washington Capitals
Guy Carbonneau, Montreal Canadiens

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD
• Awarded to the most outstanding player as voted by fellow NHLPA members

Jarome Iginla, Calgary Flames
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
Alexander Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

MASTERTON TROPHY
• Awarded to player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey

Jason Blake, Toronto Maple Leafs
Chris Chelios, Detroit Red Wings
Fernando Pisani, Edmonton Oilers