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How To Watch: NHL Awards and Expansion Draft

It’s finally here, the Expansion Draft and the NHL Awards!

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Tonight is the night we’ve all been waiting for.

We finally get to see who wins the Calder trophy. Will it be Arizona’s own Auston Matthews or will it be Patrik Laine? Who is winning the Jack Adams, and does the curse follow through with them? Who wins the Hart? We will find out the answers in about nine hours.

2017 NHL Awards Finalists

  • Hart Trophy (league MVP): Connor McDavid, Sidney Crosby, Sergei Bobrovsky
  • Norris Trophy (best defenseman): Brent Burns, Erik Karlsson, Victor Hedman
  • Vezina Trophy (best goaltender): Sergei Bobrovsky, Braden Holtby, Carey Price
  • Calder Trophy (top rookie): Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine, Zach Werenski
  • Selke Trophy (best defensive forward): Ryan Kesler, Patrice Bergeron, Mikko Koivu
  • Lady Byng Trophy (most gentlemanly forward): Johnny Gaudreau, Vladimir Tarasenko, Mikael Granlund
  • Masterton Trophy (dedication/perseverance): Craig Anderson, Andrew Cogliano, Derek Ryan
  • NHL Foundation Award (community service): Wayne Simmonds, Travis Hamonic
  • Mark Messier Leadership Award: Nick Foligno, Ryan Getzlaf, Mark Giordano
  • Ted Lindsay Award (MVP voted by the players): Brent Burns, Sidney Crosby, Connor McDavid
  • Jack Adams Award (best coach): Mike Babcock, Todd McLellan, John Tortorella.
  • General Manager of the Year: Peter Chiarelli, Pierre Dorion, David Poile.

The other huge event is the Expansion Draft for the Vegas Golden Knights. Tonight is the night where we learn the fate of 30 players, and see the first version of the Golden Knights roster. There could be some trade shenanigans, there could be some shocking picks, we will just have to wait and see.

Our roundup post on the rules of the expansion draft is here and what the Coyotes have to offer is here. The Coyotes protected/available list is here, our analysis of it can be found here.

How To Watch

2017 NHL Awards & Expansion Draft

TV: NBCSN (US), Sportsnet (Canada)

Time: 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT

Online: / NBCSports Live Extra App