NHL Awards Season Preview

Matt ClarfieldContributor IOctober 12, 2009

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 06: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals fires a third period shot against the Phildelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on October 6, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  The Flyers defeated the Capitals 6-5. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Hart Trophy: Alex Ovechkin

He already has come off to a hot start and he is showing no signs of slowing down.

Vezina Trophy: Ryan Miller

Even though he won't get the start over Tim Thomas in the Olympics he will get payback by winning the Vezina.

Norris Trophy: Zdeno Chara

At 6'9 he is the biggest player in the league and a dominating force on defence.

Calder Trophy: Jonas Gustavsson

Vesa Toskala is not playing very well and Gustavsson should start soon/

Frank Selke Trophy: Pavel Datsyuk

Nobody does it better then he does.

Jack Adams Award: Joe Sacco

He is going to lead Colorado to a playoff birth.

Presidents Cup: Washington Capitals

The birth of a new hockey town.