NHL awards 2019: Three finalists named for Hart Trophy

The three finalists for the 2018-19 Hart Trophy have been announced.

Sidney Crosby of the Penguins, Nikita Kucherov of the Lightning and Connor McDavid of the Oilers are the last men standing.

The Hart Trophy recognizes the NHL player voted to be most valuable to his team.

The winner will be announced at the 2019 NHL Awards in Las Vegas on June 19.

NHL Awards Finalists announcement dates

  • April 17: Selke Trophy (Patrice Bergeron, Ryan O’Reilly, Mark Stone)
  • April 18: Lady Byng Trophy (Ryan O’Reilly, Aleksander Barkov, Sean Monahan)
  • April 19: Masterson Trophy (Nick Foligno, Robin Lehner, Joe Thornton)
  • April 20: Vezina Trophy (Ben Bishop, Andrei Vailevskiy, Robin Lehner)
  • April 21: Norris Trophy (Mark Giordano, Brent Burns, Victor Hedman)
  • April 23: King Clancy Memorial Trophy (Henrik Lundqvist, Oliver Ekman-Larsson, Jason Zucker)
  • April 24: Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award (Mark Giordano, Wayne Simmonds, Justin Williams)
  • April 25: Ted Lindsay Award (Patrick Kane, Nikita Kucherov, Connor McDavid)
  • April 26: Jack Adams Award (Craig Berube, Jon Cooper, Barry Trotz)
  • April 27: Calder Trophy (Jordan Binnington, Elias Petterson, Rasmus Dahlin)
  • April 28: Hart Trophy (Sidney Crosby, Nikita Kucherov, Connor McDavid)