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Toronto hosts the NHL's annual awards show

Tuesday, 05.13.2008 / 3:22 PM ET / News
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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
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2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

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2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
A. Henrique 75 16 27 -6 43
M. Cammalleri 68 27 15 2 42
P. Elias 69 13 21 -20 34
S. Gomez 58 7 27 -10 34
S. Bernier 67 16 16 2 32
T. Zajac 74 11 14 -3 25
A. Larsson 64 3 21 2 24
A. Greene 82 3 19 1 22
E. Gelinas 61 6 13 -2 19
M. Ryder 47 6 13 -1 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Schneider 26 31 9 .925 2.26
K. Kinkaid 6 5 4 .915 2.59