The 2022 NHL Awards show is set to take place Tuesday (7 ET, ESPN), and we will finally learn the winners of all the awards for the 2021-22 season.
To help get you ready for the event, here’s a rundown of the finalists for the five awards to be presented Tuesday night, as well as a list of all the honors previously announced this month.
Awards on tap
The most valuable player, as voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers Association.
The best goalie, as voted on by NHL general managers.
The top defenseman, as voted on by the PHWA.
The rookie of the year, as voted on by the PHWA.
Ted Lindsay Award
The most outstanding player, as voted on by the NHL Players’ Association.
Awards previously announced
Art Ross Trophy
Most points in the regular season.
Rocket Richard Trophy
Most goals in the regular season.
Best defensive forward, as voted on by the PHWA.
Player who best exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey, as voted on by the PHWA.
Lady Byng Trophy
Player who exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly play, as voted on by the PHWA.
William M. Jennings Trophy
Goalie(s) who played a minimum of 25 games, and whose team allowed the fewest goals.
King Clancy Memorial Trophy
Player who best exemplifies leadership on and off the ice, and makes a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community.
Jack Adams Award
Coach of the year, as voted on by the NHL Broadcasters Association.
Winner: Darryl Sutter, Calgary Flames
Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award
Player who exemplifies great leadership qualities to his team on and off the ice, based on input from fans, clubs and NHL personnel, and decided by Messier.
Willie O’Ree Community Award
An individual who uses hockey as a platform to teach teamwork, humility and respect, and build inclusive communities.
Winner: Noel Acton from Baltimore