Individual awards to be decided

With the regular season over and the playoffs under way, it’s also time to vote on the EURO League’s individual awards. To vote, go to the WSH website and the EURO League page and click on the “Go vote for Trophies!” link in the blue box on the right. If you have already voted, you can change your votes if you would like to.

Here’s a look at the candidates for each award:

BEST PLAYER

Steven STAMKOS, Frankfurt – 129 points, including 55 goals and 74 assists. He led the league in all three categories.

Stamkos was a -5 with a plus 43 turnover ratio. He had 70 minutes in penalties, 78 hits and 76 blocked shots.

Jason SPEZZA, Bern –  114 points, including 45 goals and 69 assists.

Spezza was a plus 4 with a minus 2 turnover ratio. He had 34 minutes in penalties, 94 hits and 65 blocked shots.

Brad RICHARDS,  St. Petersburg – 109 points, including 40 goals and 69 assists.

Richards was a plus 28 with a plus 27 turnover ratio. He had 20 minutes in penalties, 76 hits and 44 blocked shots.

Shea WEBER,  Oslo – The defenseman had 58 points, including 19 goals and 39 assists.

Weber  was a plus 45 with a plus 20 turnover ratio. He had 28 minutes in penalties, 295 hits and 111 blocked shots. Weber led the league in both plus-minus and hits.

Pekka RINNE,  St. Petersburg – In 72 games, Rinne was 48-19-5 with a league-leading 2.31 goals against average and a save percentage of .917, which also led the league.

BEST DEFENSEMAN

Shea WEBER, Oslo –58 points, including 19 goals and 39 assists.

Weber  was a plus 45 with a plus 20 turnover ratio. He had 28 minutes in penalties, a league-leading 295 hits and 111 blocked shots.

Keith YANDLE, Dublin –60 points, including 21 goals and 39 assists. His 21 goals led all defensemen.

Yandle was a plus 12 with a plus 12 turnover ratio. He had 81 minutes in penalties, 158 hits and 96 blocked shots.

Dennis WIDEMAN, Geneva –59 points, including 18 goals and 41 assists.

Wideman was a plus 22 with a plus 15 turnover ratio. He had 40 minutes in penalties, 152 hits and 86 blocked shots.

Dan BOYLE, Munich –58 points, including 18 goals and 40 assists.

Boyle  was a plus 25 with a plus 11 turnover ratio. He had 74 minutes in penalties, 167 hits and 96 blocked shots.

Dustin BYFUGLIEN, Milan – 58 points, including 17 goals and 41 assists.

Byfluglien was a plus 22 with a plus 9 turnover ratio. He had 91 minutes in penalties,  209 hits and 59 blocked shots.

BEST GOALIE

Pekka RINNE, St. Petersburg – 72 games played; 2.31 goals against avg.; 0.917 save percentage; 6 shutouts and a 48-19-5 record.

Roberto LUONGO, Copenhagen  – 68 games played; 2.46 goals against avg.; 0.916 save percentage; 5 shutouts and a 42-19-6 record.

Kari  LEHTONEN, Geneva – 71 games played; 2.63 goals against avg.; 0.907 save percentage; 7 shutouts and a 50-11-10 record.

Mike SMITH, Bern – 69 games played; 2.50 goals against avg.; 0.912 save percentage; 2 shutouts and a 50-13-5 record.

Henrik LUNDQVIST, Helsinki  – 67 games played; 2.64 goals against avg.; 0.917 save percentage; 5 shutouts and a 39-23-3 record.

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Gabriel LANDESKOG, Madrid – 77 points, including 28 goals and 49 assists.

Landeskog  was a minus 3 with a plus 10 turnover ratio. He had 59 minutes in penalties, 123 hits and 36 blocked shots.

Jake GARDINER, London – 33 points, including 9 goals and 24 assists.

Gardiner  was a plus 8 with a minus 10 turnover ratio. He had 6 minutes in penalties, 198 hits and 107 blocked shots.

Slava VOYNOV, Madrid – 29 points, including 10 goals and 19 assists.

Voynov was a plus 15 with a minus 1 turnover ratio. He had 20 minutes in penalties, 123 hits and 66 blocked shots.

Adam HENRIQUE, Gothenburg – 65 points, including 16 goals and 49 assists.

Henrique  was a minus 32 with a plus 27 turnover ratio. He had 2 minutes in penalties, 129 hits and 69 blocked shots.

Jeff PETRY, 28 points, including 7 goals and 21 assists.

Petry  was a plus 16 with a plus 3 turnover ratio. He had 22 minutes in penalties, 147 hits and 53 blocked shots.

COACH OF THE YEAR

Joel QUENNEVILLE,  Geneva – 123 points; PP% – 21; PK% – 84; Goals For – 327; Goals against – 227; Penalty minutes per game – 8.85;

Kevin DINEEN, St. Petersburg – 118 points; PP% – 20; PK% – 84; Goals For – 295; Goals against – 224; Penalty minutes per game – 9.05;

Glen GULUTZAN, Munich – 104 points; PP% – 19; PK% – 84; Goals For – 287; Goals against – 236; Penalty minutes per game – 9.41;

Dave TIPPETT, Prague – 103 points; PP% – 20; PK% – 78; Goals For – 319; Goals against – 263; Penalty minutes per game – 8.24;

Brent SUTTER, Copenhagen – 108 points; PP% – 20; PK% – 86; Goals For – 278; Goals against – 226; Penalty minutes per game – 9.57;

BEST DEFENSIVE FORWARD

Erik COLE, St. Petersburg – 94 points; was a plus 32 with a minus 14 turnover ratio. He had 62 minutes in penalties, 104 hits and 35 blocked shots.

Brad RICHARDS, St. Petersburg – 109 points; was a plus 28 with a plus 27 turnover ratio. He had 20 minutes in penalties, 76 hits and 44 blocked shots.

David DESHARNAIS, Geneva – 68 points; was a plus 36 with a plus 32 turnover ratio. He had 30 minutes in penalties, 99 hits and 30 blocked shots.

Justin WILLIAMS, Geneva – 46 points, was a plus 41 with a plus 13 turnover ratio. He had 39 minutes in penalties, 40 hits and 13 blocked shots.

Mikhail GRABOVSKI, Oslo – 83 points; was a plus 31 with a minus 20 turnover ratio. He had 57 minutes in penalties, 90 hits and 47 blocked shots.

SPORTSMANSHIP

Jason POMINVILLE, Prague – 80 points; was a minus 5 with a minus 4 turnover ratio. He had 4 minutes in penalties, 62 hits and 37 blocked shots.

Martin ST. LOUIS, Helsinki – 83points; was a minus 16 with a plus 19 turnover ratio. He had 8 minutes in penalties, 61 hits and 33 blocked shots.

Loui ERIKSSON, Stockholm – 97 points; was a minus 15 with a plus 5 turnover ratio. He had 8 minutes in penalties, 108 hits and 44 blocked shots.

Claude GIROUX, Frankfurt – 104 points, was a minus 13 with a plus 26 turnover ratio. He had 10 minutes in penalties, 45 hits and 45 blocked shots.

Zach PARISE, Prague – 102 points; was a plus 8 with a minus 35 turnover ratio. He had 14 minutes in penalties, 83 hits and 59 blocked shots.

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