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NHL set to begin handing out awards today, will finish Saturday

By John Vogl

One of the casualties of the lockout was the NHL Awards Show, so the league will hand out the hardware over the course of two days. It'll start today.

The NHL will announce the winners of the Bill Masterton Memorial, Frank J. Selke, King Clancy and Lady Byng trophies, and the Jack Adams, Mark Messier NHL Leadership, NHL Foundation Player and General Manager of the Year awards at 5 p.m. on NHL Network and

The Hart Memorial, Calder Memorial, James Norris Memorial and Vezina trophies, along with the Ted Lindsay Award, will be revealed at 7 p.m. Saturday on NBC Sports Network and CBC.

The finalists:

Hart (MVP): Sidney Crosby, Pit; Alex Ovechkin, Wash; John Tavares, NYI.

Lindsay (NHLPA MVP): Crosby; Ovechkin; Martin St. Louis, TB.

Vezina (goalie): Sergei Bobrovsky, Clb; Henrik Lundqvist, NYR; Antti Niemi, SJ.

Norris (defenseman): Kris Letang, Pit; P.K. Subban, Mtl; Ryan Suter, Min. (Reports say Subban has won.)

Calder (rookie): Brendan Gallagher, Mon; Jonathan Huberdeau, Fla, Brandon Saad, Chi.

Adams (coach): Bruce Boudreau, Ana; Paul MacLean, Ott; Joel Quenneville, Chi.

Lady Byng (gentlemanly): Patrick Kane, Chi; Matt Moulson, NYI; Martin St. Louis, TB.

Selke (defensive forward): Patrice Bergeron, Bos; Pavel Datsyuk, Det; Jonathan Toews, Chi.

Masterton (perseverance): Crosby; Josh Harding, Min; Adam McQuaid, Bos.

GM: Marc Bergevin, Mtl; Bob Murray, Ana; Ray Shero, Pit.

Messier: Daniel Alfredsson, Ott; Dustin Brown, LA; Toews.


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