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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 with the rest won through votes. The list below itemizes trophy winners for the 2012 NHL season.

Award: ------------------- Winner
CONN SMYTHE: --------- Quick
ART ROSS: ---------------- Malkin
ROCKET RICHARD: ----- Stamkos
PLUS-MINUS: ------------ Bergeron
HART: -------------''''------ Malkin
TED LINDSAY: ---''------- Malkin
SELKE: ------------'-'------ Bergeron
NORRIS: ----------''''------ Karlsson
VEZINA: -----------'''------ Lundqvist
JENNINGS: --------------- Elliott & Halak
CROZIER: ----------------- Elliott
CALDER: ------------------ Landeskog
JACK ADAMS: ------------ Hitchcock
TOP GM: --'---------------- Armstrong
MASTERTON:---------'''-- Pacioretty
LADY BYNG:-----------'--- Campbell
KING CLANCY: ----------- Alfredsson
FOUNDATION: ------'''--- Fisher
MESSIER: ----------------- Doan

Additional honors were bestowed upon Lundqvist, Karlsson, Weber, Malkin, Neal, Kovalchuk for making the 2012 NHL First All-Star Team. The 2012 NHL Second All-Star Team spots were assigned to Quick, Chara, Pietrangelo, Stamkos, Gaborik, Whitney.

* 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.