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Conn Smythe Trophy

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Conn Smythe Trophy.

The Conn Smythe Trophy is a trophy in the National Hockey League awarded to the most valuable player in the playoffs each year. It was first awarded in 1965. Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche goaltender Patrick Roy has won it three times, more than any other player.

Normally the trophy goes to a player of the Stanley Cup champion. Sometimes it goes to someone on the losing team. Trophy winners on losing teams are marked with as asterisk (*) in the list below.

WinnersEdit

 
Patrick Roy, the only three-time winner and, as of 2017, the only player in NHL history to win the award with more than one team.
 
Bernie Parent, two-time winner and the first player to win the award in consecutive years.
 
Mario Lemieux, two-time winner and the second player to win the award in consecutive years.
 
Alexander Ovechkin, one-time winner and the 2018 trophy winner.
Positions key
C Centre
LW Left Wing
D Defence
RW Right Wing
G Goaltender
     Player is still active in the NHL
     Player was a member of the defeated team in the Stanley Cup Finals
Conn Smythe Trophy winners
Year Winner Team Position Win # Team win #
1965 Jean Beliveau Montreal Canadiens C 1 1
1966 Roger Crozier Detroit Red Wings G 1 1
1967 Dave Keon Toronto Maple Leafs C 1 1
1968 Glenn Hall St. Louis Blues G 1 1
1969 Serge Savard Montreal Canadiens D 1 2
1970 Bobby Orr Boston Bruins D 1 1
1971 Ken Dryden Montreal Canadiens G 1 3
1972 Bobby Orr Boston Bruins D 2 2
1973 Yvan Cournoyer Montreal Canadiens RW 1 4
1974 Bernie Parent Philadelphia Flyers G 1 1
1975 Bernie Parent Philadelphia Flyers G 2 2
1976 Reggie Leach Philadelphia Flyers RW 1 3
1977 Guy Lafleur Montreal Canadiens RW 1 5
1978 Larry Robinson Montreal Canadiens D 1 6
1979 Bob Gainey Montreal Canadiens LW 1 7
1980 Bryan Trottier New York Islanders C 1 1
1981 Butch Goring New York Islanders C 1 2
1982 Mike Bossy New York Islanders RW 1 3
1983 Billy Smith New York Islanders G 1 4
1984 Mark Messier Edmonton Oilers C 1 1
1985 Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers C 1 2
1986 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens G 1 8
1987 Ron Hextall Philadelphia Flyers G 1 4
1988 Wayne Gretzky Edmonton Oilers C 2 3
1989 Al MacInnis Calgary Flames D 1 1
1990 Bill Ranford Edmonton Oilers G 1 4
1991 Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins C 1 1
1992 Mario Lemieux Pittsburgh Penguins C 2 2
1993 Patrick Roy Montreal Canadiens G 2 9
1994 Brian Leetch New York Rangers D 1 1
1995 Claude Lemieux New Jersey Devils RW 1 1
1996 Joe Sakic Colorado Avalanche C 1 1
1997 Mike Vernon Detroit Red Wings G 1 2
1998 Steve Yzerman Detroit Red Wings C 1 3
1999 Joe Nieuwendyk Dallas Stars C 1 1
2000 Scott Stevens New Jersey Devils D 1 2
2001 Patrick Roy Colorado Avalanche G 3 2
2002 Nicklas Lidstrom Detroit Red Wings D 1 4
2003 Jean-Sebastien Giguere Mighty Ducks of Anaheim G 1 1
2004 Brad Richards Tampa Bay Lightning C 1 1
2005[a] &
2006 Cam Ward Carolina Hurricanes G 1 1
2007 Scott Niedermayer Anaheim Ducks D 1 2
2008 Henrik Zetterberg Detroit Red Wings C 1 5
2009 Evgeni Malkin Pittsburgh Penguins C 1 3
2010 Jonathan Toews Chicago Blackhawks C 1 1
2011 Tim Thomas Boston Bruins G 1 3
2012 Jonathan Quick Los Angeles Kings G 1 1
2013 Patrick Kane Chicago Blackhawks RW 1 2
2014 Justin Williams Los Angeles Kings RW 1 2
2015 Duncan Keith Chicago Blackhawks D 1 3
2016 Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins C 1 4
2017 Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins C 2 5
2018 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals LW 1 1
2019 Ryan O'Reilly St. Louis Blues C 1 2
  1. No winner due to the 2004–05 NHL lockout

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