Toronto hosts the NHL's annual awards show

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Toronto hosts the NHL\'s annual awards show
TORONTO – The National Hockey League's best performers and brightest stars will shine at Toronto's Elgin Theatre on Thursday, June 12.  The historic theater will host the NHL's annual Awards Show to honor the exceptional performances of the 2007-08 NHL season.

Players, coaches, presenters and special guests will arrive on the red carpet beginning at 6:00 p.m. ET, followed by the live theatre show at 7:00 p.m. ET.   
     
Individual honors to be presented, include:  Hart Memorial Trophy (most valuable player to his team), Calder Memorial Trophy (outstanding rookie), James Norris Memorial Trophy (outstanding all-around defenseman), Vezina Trophy (outstanding goaltender), Lady Byng Memorial Trophy (sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct), Frank J. Selke Trophy (outstanding defensive forward), Jack Adams Award (outstanding coach), Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey) and the King Clancy Memorial Trophy (leadership and humanitarian contribution to his community). 

The Lester B. Pearson Award, recognizing the “most outstanding player” during the regular season, as voted by members of the National Hockey League Players' Association will also be announced, as well as players selected to the All-Star and All-Rookie Teams.

The Awards show will be broadcast nationally in the United States on Versus starting at 8:00 p.m. local time.

Here's a look at the Devils who are among this year's finalists:

VEZINA TROPHY

Brodeur
Martin BrodeurBrodeur has earned his eighth career nomination as a finalist and is in quest of his fourth career win; he captured the trophy in 2003, 2004 and 2007. Brodeur posted a 44-27-6 record with a 2.17 goals-against average, .920 save percentage and four shutouts in 2007-08, ranking among League leaders in minutes played (first, 4,635), victories (second) and goals-against average (fifth). He became just the second goaltender in NHL history to reach the 500-win mark, following Patrick Roy, and ended the season with 96 career shutouts, seven shy of all-time leader Terry Sawchuk. He extended NHL records by registering his third consecutive and seventh career 40-win season, and 10th consecutive campaign with 70-or-more games

Evgeni Nabokov of the San Jose Sharks and Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers round out this year's Vezina finalists.

FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY

Madden
John Madden – Madden is a Frank Selke Trophy finalist for the fourth time; he captured the award in 2000-01 and was runner-up in 2002-03 and 2003-04. Madden led Devils forwards in shorthanded goals (three), average ice time per game (19:26) and average shorthanded minutes per game (3:35). He ranked seventh among NHL forwards in face-offs taken with 1,463 and posted a 53.7% face-off winning percentage. The Devils posted the top defensive record in the Eastern Conference and fourth in the NHL overall with 197 goals-against.

Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg of the Detroit Red Wings are also finalists for this year's Selke honor.

Author: NHL.com

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  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

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2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Jagr 82 24 43 16 67
P. Elias 65 18 35 -4 53
T. Zajac 80 18 30 3 48
A. Henrique 77 25 18 3 43
M. Zidlicky 81 12 30 -3 42
M. Ryder 82 18 16 -6 34
A. Greene 82 8 24 3 32
E. Gelinas 60 7 22 -3 29
D. Zubrus 82 13 13 1 26
R. Clowe 43 7 19 -10 26
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 16 15 12 .921 1.97
M. Brodeur 19 14 6 .901 2.51