The 2019 NHL Awards took place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Wednesday night. Though Vegas Golden Knights forward Mark Stone came close to winning the best defensive forward trophy, St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’ Reilly took home the coveted Frank Selke Trophy. Jason Zucker, who was raised in Las Vegas and plays for the Minnesota Wild, accepted the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership and humanitarianism. Tampa Bay Lightning’s Nikita Kucherov took home the NHL’s MVP Award.
The 2019 NHL Awards were held at the Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas. Las Vegas Review-Journal columnist John Katsilometes spoke with awards show host Kenan Thompson, actor Jon Hamm and Golden Knights forward Mark Stone.
NHL commissioner Gary Bettman addressed the media after Wednesday’s Board of Governor’s meeting.