The NHL will reveal its 2012-13 award winners prior to Game 2 of the Stanley Cup final on Saturday, June 15. All 13 of the NHL postseason awards will be distributed before the opening faceoff in Game 2 Saturday at United Center (8 p.m. ET; NBCSN, CBC, RDS).
Beginning at 7 p.m. ET Saturday, NBC Sports Network and CBC will join forces to co-host a live pregame television special in which the winners of the Hart Memorial, Calder Memorial, James Norris Memorial and Vezina trophies, along with the Ted Lindsay Award, will be revealed. The show can be seen on NBCSN in the United States and CBC in Canada.
Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin has been nominated for both the Hart Trophy (the NHL's most valuable player for the 2012-13 season) and the Ted Lindsay Award (which goes to the most outstanding player as voted on by the players). Ovechkin has won two previous Hart Trophies (2008 and 2009) and three previous Lindsay Awards (2008-10).
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