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2015 NHL Awards: Odds, finalists, predictions, start time, broadcast schedule

Everything you need to know ahead of tonight's NHL Awards, including our staff's predictions from prior to the start of the playoffs.

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How to watch the 2015 NHL Awards

7 p.m. ET / 4 p.m. PT | Wednesday, June 24
MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas
American TV: NBCSN | Canadian TV: Sportsnet
Live streaming on NBC Live Extra

2015 NHL Awards Finalists

  • Hart Trophy (league MVP): Alex Ovechkin, Carey Price, John Tavares.
  • Norris Trophy (best defenseman): Drew Doughty, Erik Karlsson, P.K. Subban.
  • Vezina Trophy (best goaltender): Devan Dubnyk, Carey Price, Pekka Rinne.
  • Calder Trophy (top rookie): Aaron Ekblad, Johnny Gaudreau, Mark Stone.
  • Selke Trophy (best defensive forward): Patrice Bergeron, Anze Kopitar, Jonathan Toews.
  • Lady Byng Trophy (most gentlemanly forward): Pavel Datsyuk, Jiri Hudler, Anze Kopitar.
  • Masterton Trophy (dedication / perseverance): Devan Dubnyk, Andrew Hammond, Kris Letang.
  • NHL Foundation Award (community service): Brent Burns, Mark Giordano, Henrik Lundqvist.
  • Mark Messier Leadership Award: Ryan Getzlaf, Andrew Ladd, Jonathan Toews.
  • Ted Lindsay Award (MVP as voted by the players): Jamie Benn, Alex Ovechkin, Carey Price.
  • Jack Adams Award (best coach): Bob Hartley, Peter Laviolette, Alain Vigneault.
  • General Manager of the Year: Glen Sather, Bob Murray, Steve Yzerman.

2015 NHL Awards Odds (via Bovada)

  • Hart: Carey Price (1/20), Alex Ovechkin (5/1), John Tavares (10/1).
  • Norris: Erik Karlsson (1/4), P.K. Subban (11/4), Drew Doughty (6/1).
  • Vezina:  Carey Price (1/100), Pekka Rinne (13/2), Devan Dubnyk (11/1).
  • Calder: Johnny Gaudreau (1/2), Aaron Ekblad (7/4), Mark Stone (5/1).
  • Selke: Patrice Bergeron (2/9), Jonathan Toews (7/2), Anze Kopitar (5/1).
  • Lady Byng: Anze Kopitar (5/11), Pavel Datsyuk (12/5), Jiri Hudler (4/1).
  • Lindsay: Carey Price (2/7), Alex Ovechkin (5/2), Jamie Benn (6/1).
  • Adams: Bob Hartley (2/11), Alain Vigneault (4/1), Peter Laviolette (5/1).

PPP NHL Awards Predictions

Hart (MVP)

Carey Price

I can't remember a year where it was so clearcut, and a goalie no less. Only draglikepull voted for someone other than Price by selecting Sidney Crosby.

Norris (defensemen)

Erik Karlsson

This was a four-horse race, but Karlsson was the consensus choice, followed by Subban, Weber and Doughty. No other defensemen received votes, which would have surely been different had Shattenkirk and Giordano stayed healthy.

Vezina (goalie)

Carey Price

End of story. Sorry, Rinne, you never had a chance.

Jack Adams (coach)

Tie: Paul Maurice and Bob Hartley

There was no clear favourite here. Maurice (Jets) and Hartley's (Flames) three votes bested Babcock (Red Wings), and Vigneault (Rangers), who received two.

Calder (rookie)

Aaron Ekblad

Stone's late push earned him one vote, Ekblad, a 19-year-old, had the slight edge over Gaudreau by two votes.

Selke (defensive forward)

Patrice Bergeron

The usual characters (Toews, Bergeron, Datsyuk) all received votes, but Bergeron had the clear edge. Pacioretty, Thornton, Hossa, and Kucherov also each received a vote.

GM of the Year

Steve Yzerman

Another close one, with only four GMs receiving a vote. Steve Yzerman (Lightning) came out on top, barely edging out Garth Snow (Islanders), with Poile (Predators), Murray (Sabres), and Bowman (Blackhawks) receiving one vote each. Yes, ElSeldo voted for *that* Murray. "He made a plan and kept working until he achieved it," he said.

The Full Results
NHL Awards Hart Norris Vezina Jack Adams Calder Selke GM of the Year
Chemmy Price Doughty Price Hartley Ekblad Hossa Snow
Scottcwheeler Price Subban Price Maurice Ekblad Datsyuk Snow
Phylliskessel13 Price Karlsson Price Trotz Ekblad Bergeron Bowman
Clrkaitken Price Subban Price Vigneault Ekblad Datsyuk Yzerman
Gunnar Carlsson Price Karlsson Price Babcock Ekblad Datsyuk Snow
Steven Savoldelli Price Karlsson Price Laviolette Gaudreau Toews Yzerman
JP Nikota Price Karlsson Price Babcock Gaudreau Bergeron Snow
Mf37 Price Karlsson Price Vigneault Gaudreau Pacioretty Yzerman
Species 1967 Price Karlsson Price Hartley Gaudreau Bergeron Yzerman
Draglikepull Crosby Subban Price Maurice Ekblad Bergeron Snow
Skinny Fish Price Karlsson Price Yeo Gaudreau Bergeron Poile
Charlottes Webster Price Karlsson Price Hartley Stone Bergeron Yzerman
Achariya Price Weber Price Cooper Ekblad Kucherov Yzerman
KathrynBrill Price Weber Price Cameron Ekblad Thornton Poile
ElSeldo Price Karlsson Price Maurice Gaudreau Bergeron Murray