The three finalists for the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award have been announced.
Mark Giordano of the Flames, Wayne Simmond of the Flyers and Predators and Justin Williams of the Hurricanes are the 2018-19 finalists.
Mark Giordano ( @NHLFlames ), Wayne Simmonds ( @PredsNHL ) and Justin Williams ( @NHLCanes ) are the three finalists for the 2018-19 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Trophy. https://t.co/e5xFXUjrqD #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/iNmWbtGQtY
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) April 24, 2019
This award recognizes an individual as a superior leader within their sport, and as a contributing member of society.
The NHL will roll out all of its award finalists every night over the next week culminating with the Hart Trophy nominees on April 28.
Here is the schedule for all of the announcements along with the finalists for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy.
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 (Most Outstanding Player as voted by the players)
- April 26: Jack Adams Award (Top head coach)
- April 27: Calder Trophy (Top rookie)
- April 28: Hart Trophy (Most Valuable player to his team)