Photos: NHL awards night in Las Vegas

 

The National Hockey League recognizes its top players on Wednesday, June 20 in Las Vegas.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin poses with the Ted Lindsay Award, the Art Ross Trophy and the Hart Trophy during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas. The Hart Trophy honors the NHL's most valuable player, the Art Ross Trophy recognizes the league's top scorer and the Ted Lindsay Award establishes Malkin as the NHL's best player by fellow NHLPA members.</div>
 

Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin poses with the Ted Lindsay Award, the Art Ross Trophy and the Hart Trophy during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas. The Hart Trophy honors the NHL's most valuable player, the Art Ross Trophy recognizes the league's top scorer and the Ted Lindsay Award establishes Malkin as the NHL's best player by fellow NHLPA members.

Photograph by: Julie Jacobson, AP

 
<div id="page1">Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin poses with the Ted Lindsay Award, the Art Ross Trophy and the Hart Trophy during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas. The Hart Trophy honors the NHL's most valuable player, the Art Ross Trophy recognizes the league's top scorer and the Ted Lindsay Award establishes Malkin as the NHL's best player by fellow NHLPA members.</div>
New York Rangers' Henrik Lunqvist poses with the Vezina Trophy after winning the award for the league's best goalie during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Phoenix Coyotes' Shane Doan poses with the Mark Messier Leadership Award during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Florida Panthers' Brian Campbell poses with the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy for gentlemanly conduct, during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Nashville Predators' Mike Fisher poses with the NHL Foundation Award for charitable service, during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
St. Louis Blues coach Ken Hitchcock poses with the Jack Adams trophy after winning the award for coach of the year, during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Edmonton Oilers' Ryan Nugent-Hopkins poses for a photo before the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Tampa Bay Lightning's Stephen Stamkos poses with the Maurice Richard trophy for the league's leading goal scorer during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Colorado Avalanche's Gabriel Landeskog poses with the Calder Trophy after winning the Rookie of the Year award during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Montreal Canadiens' Max Pacioretty poses with the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy awarded to the player who best exemplifies perseverance and sportsmanship, during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron poses with the Selke Trophy after winning the award for best defensive forward during the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Sportscaster Erin Andrews poses for a photo before the start of the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron poses for a photo before the start of the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Nashville Predators, from left, Pekka Rinne, Shea Weber, Mike Fisher and general manager David Poile, pose for a photo together before the start of the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
Los Angeles Kings' Jonathan Quick poses with the Stanley Cup before the start of the NHL Awards, Wednesday, June 20, 2012, in Las Vegas.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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