Wednesday, June 22, 2011
NHL Awards: Loui Eriksson 3rd in Lady Byng voting
The 2010-11 NHL Awards were handed out in Las Vegas tonight. Stars forward Loui Eriksson was a finalist for the Lady Byng Trophy, but that went to Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Eriksson finished third in the voting and received nine first place votes. Brad Richards, who won the Lady Byng in 2004, finished seventh in this year’s voting.
Here are the some of the award winners:
Hart Memorial Trophy (MVP): Corey Perry, Anaheim
Vezina Trophy (Top Goaltender): Tim Thomas, Boston
Norris Trophy (Top Defenseman): Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit
Selke Trophy (Defensive Forward): Ryan Kesler, Vancouver
Calder Trophy (Top Rookie): Jeff Skinner, Carolina
Jack Adams Award (Top Coach): Dan Bylsma, Pittsburgh
Ted Lindsay Award (Top play voted by NHLPA): Daniel Sedin, Vancouver
Lady Byng Trophy (Sportsmanship, Gentlemanly Conduct): Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay
Masterton (Dedication, Sportsmanship, Perseverance): Ian Laperriere, Philadelphia