Just over a week ago, the Los Angeles Kings took down the New Jersey Devils in the finals for their first Stanley Cup victory in franchise history. While the Kings are still celebrating their championship, it’s time for everyone else to celebrate the 2012 season with the NHL Awards, which will be held in Las Vegas this year.
Each year the NHL singles out several individuals for their outstanding performance or contribution to the game. There are 12 major pieces of hardware given out and three nominees per award.
While dozens of hopefuls will be waiting to hear their name called later tonight, this article will give you an inside scoop on who the favorites to win each award are.