2009 awards: Finalists and winners

Updated: June 19, 2009, 12:20 AM ET
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The NHL awards finalists and winners for the 2008-09, handed out June 18 in Las Vegas (* -- denotes winner):

HART MEMORIAL TROPHY

• Awarded to most valuable player to his team
Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
*--Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

VEZINA TROPHY

• Award for outstanding goaltender
Niklas Backstrom, Minnesota Wild
Steve Mason, Columbus Blue Jackets
*--Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins

JAMES NORRIS MEMORIAL TROPHY

• Award for outstanding defenseman
*--Zdeno Chara, Boston Bruins
Mike Green, Washington Capitals
Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings

CALDER MEMORIAL TROPHY

• Award for outstanding rookie
*--Steve Mason, Columbus Blue Jackets
Bobby Ryan, Anaheim Ducks
Kris Versteeg, Chicago Blackhawks

LADY BYNG MEMORIAL TROPHY

• Awarded to player that displays sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct
*--Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Zach Parise, New Jersey Devils
Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY

• Award for outstanding defensive forward
*--Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Ryan Kesler, Vancouver Canucks
Mike Richards, Philadelphia Flyers

JACK ADAMS AWARD

• Award for outstanding coach
*--Claude Julien, Boston Bruins
Todd McLellan, San Jose Sharks
Andy Murray, St. Louis Blues

LESTER B. PEARSON AWARD

• Awarded to the most outstanding player as voted by fellow NHLPA members
Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings
Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins
*--Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals

MASTERTON TROPHY

• Awarded to player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey"
Chris Chelios, Detroit Red Wings
*--Steve Sullivan, Nashville Predators
Richard Zednik, Florida Panthers

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