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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

2012 NHL Individual Awards Winners

When it comes to the NHL Awards, a handful are earned on statistical achievement while the rest are won through votes cast by various organizations depending on the award. The chart below shows the award winners for the 2012 NHL season.

NHL Award              Winner 
Conn Smythe Trophy                              Jonathan Quick
Art Ross Trophy Evgeni Malkin
Maurice Richard Trophy Steven Stamkos
Plus-Minus Award Patrice Bergeron
Hart Trophy Evgeni Malkin
Ted Lindsay Award Evgeni Malkin
Selke Trophy Patrice Bergeron
Norris Trophy Erik Karlsson
Vezina Trophy Henrik Lundqvist
Jennings Trophy Brian Elliott/Jaroslav Halak
Roger Crozier Award Brian Elliott
Calder Trophy Gabriel Landeskog
Jack Adams Award Ken Hitchcock
GM of the Year Doug Armstrong
Bill Masterton Trophy                        Max Pacioretty
Lady Byng Trophy Brian Campbell
King Clancy Trophy Daniel Alfredsson
Foundation Award Mike Fisher
Messier Award Shane Doan

2012 NHL First All-Star Team honors went to Lundqvist (G), Karlsson (D), Weber (D), Malkin (C), Neal (RW) and Kovalchuk (LW). The 2012 NHL Second All-Star Team roster was Quick (G), Chara (D), Pietrangelo (D), Stamkos (C), Gaborik (RW) and Whitney (LW).  

The 2012 NHL All-Rookie Team was comprised of newcomers Jhonas Enroth (G), Justin Faulk (D), Jake Gardiner (D), Adam Henrique (F), Gabriel Landeskog (F) and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (F).

* See also 2019 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2018 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2017 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2016 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2015 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2014 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2013 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2011 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2010 NHL Individual Awards Winners.
* See also 2009 NHL Individual Awards Winners.

2012 NHL Individual Statistical Leaders

With only 5 trophies awarded for statistical achievement alone (Art Ross, Rocket Richard, Plus-Minus, Jennings, Crozier) there are plenty of regular season accomplishments that escape recognition at the NHL Awards. The list below provides a complete picture of the NHL's individual leaders in a variety of statistical categories for 2012.

----------- SKATERS
Statistic: -------------- Leader
Points:------------''----- Malkin (109)
Points/G:-----------''--- Crosby (1.68)
ES Points:-----------'--- Malkin (75)
PP Points:-------'------- Giroux (38)
SH Points:---------''---- Parise/Henrique (7)
Goals:-----------------'-- Stamkos (60)
Goals/G:-------------'--- Stamkos (.73)
ES Goals:---------------- Stamkos (48)
PP Goals:---------------- Neal (18)
SH Goals:-------''------- Henrique/M. Richards/Clutterbuck (4)
GW Goals:------------'-- Stamkos/Vrbata (12)
EN Goals:-----------''--- Michalek (5)
Assists:----------------''- H. Sedin (67)
Assists/G:------------''-- Crosby (1.32)
Shots:-------------------- Malkin (339)
Missed Shots:----------- Ovechkin (135)
Plus/Minus:----------'-- Bergeron (36)
PIMs:--------------'-''-'- Dorsett (235)
Minor Penalty:-------''- Subban (47)
Major Penalty:----'-'-''- Prust/Thornton (20)
Game Misconduct:----- Smyth/Bogosian/Lucic/Grabovski (2)
TOI:-------------------'-- Campbell (2,205:31)
TOI/Game:-----------'-- Campbell/Keith (26:53)
Shifts:-----------------'-- Pietrangelo (2,668)
TOI/Shift:----------''''-- Beauchemin/Kovalchuk/Letang (59)
Face Off %:----------''''- Peverley (61.1)
Giveaways:----------'''-- Kovalchuk (120)
Takeaways:---''-----''--- O'Reilly (101)
Blocked Shots:---------- Gorges (250)
Hits:------------------''-- Martin (374)

----------- GOALIES
Statistic: -------------- Leader
Wins: ------------------- Rinne (43)
Losses: ------------''---- Hiller (30)
Shots Against: --------- Rinne (2,153)
Saves: --------'''''--'''-'- Rinne (1,987)
GA: ----------------'''''-- Pavelec (191)
GAA: ------------------'- Roloson (3.66)
SV%: ----------------'--- Elliott (.940)
Shutouts: --------------- Quick (10)
TOI: -------------'------- Hiller (4,252:31)

Perhaps one day the NHL will expand their annual awards selection to include more leaders of these statistical categories. Until then, we'll leave it up to the voters to determine who's ripe for recognition.