Tampa, Fla. – New York Rangers goalkeeper Igor Shesterkin won the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top scorer at the NHL Awards show on Tuesday night.
Shesterkin outscored the Rangers in a turnaround season that resulted in the Eastern Conference Final, where they lost six games to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
During the regular season, Shesterkin scored goals in the league – average (2.07) and savings percentage (.935).
At the ceremony, Schusterkin said, “It’s an honor to be here. Playing for the New York Rangers is an incredible feeling. “
The second prize of the night was the Calder Trophy, which was given to the top player of the first year of the league and the voters saw a blue line on it.
Moritz Cedar of the Detroit Red Wings, who led the hazy defenders in every game with a few minutes of 50 points and all offenses.
“It’s a great honor. I didn’t really prepare for the speech, so I’ll go here with the flow, “he said.” It’s a great institution in Detroit. It’s fun to be in the Red Wing. “
Toronto Maple Leafs star forward Austin Mathews later won the Ted Lindsay Award, given by his NHLPA teammates to the best player in the league. And Mathews, the former No. 1 overall pick, was humbled to see what the award meant.
“It’s very important to me to be honored by the players you play against every night,” he said.