Marc Bergevin had a very successful first season with the Canadiens, but it wasn’t enough to win the NHL’s GM of the Year Award.
The Pittsburgh Penguins’ Ray Shero won the award Friday, beating out Bergevin and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks.
Other award winners announced Friday were:
Ottawa’s Paul MacLean won the Jack Adams Award as the NHL’s coach of the year after leading the Senators to a 25-17-6 record.
The Chicago Blackhawks’ Jonathan Toews won the Selke Trophy as the best defensive forward.
The Tampa Bay Lightning’s Martin St. Louis won the Lady Byng Trophy as the league’s most sportsmanlike player.
The Detroit Red Wings’ Henrik Zetterberg won the NHL Foundation Player Award for community service.
The Boston Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron won the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership and humanitarian contributions to the community.
Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding, who has battled multiple sclerosis, won the Bill Masterton Memorial trophy for perseverance.
Ottawa Senators captain Daniel Alfredsson won the Mark Messier Leadership Award.
Beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday during a live pregame TV special on CBC, the winners of the Hart, Calder, James Norris and Vezina trophies, along with the Ted Lindsay Award, will be revealed. The Canadiens’ Brendan Gallagher is a finalist for the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s top rookie, while teammate P.K. Subban is a finalist for the Norris Trophy as the best defenceman.
Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final between the Chicago Blackhawks and Boston Bruins starts at 8 p.m. Saturday.
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