Vezina Trophy finalists named

Updated: April 27, 2010, 11:55 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, joining Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils and Ilya Bryzgalov of the Phoenix Coyotes.

The finalists for the award given to the NHL's top goaltender were announced Monday. The winner will be unveiled during the league awards show June 23 in Las Vegas.

Miller was the MVP of the Vancouver Olympics, going 9-2-1 while helping Team USA win a silver medal. He was second in the league with a 2.22 goals-against average and .929 save percentage this season, winning 41 games for Buffalo.

Brodeur is a four-time Vezina winner and led all goaltenders in games (77), victories (45) and shutouts (nine) this season.

Bryzgalov helped the Coyotes set franchise records for wins and points in a season.


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