The stage literally has been set for the 2016 NHL Awards to take place at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas on Wednesday, June 22 (7 p.m. ET; NBCSN, SN).
The Joint, a state-of-the-art concert and entertainment venue, will be the scene of the ceremony inside the Hard Rock. Actor Will Arnett will host on a platform set in the audience.
The event will honor some of the top talent in the NHL for their performances during the regular season. There will be 11 awards handed out, including the Hart Trophy for most valuable player, the Vezina Trophy for top goaltender, the Norris Trophy for top defenseman, the Calder Trophy for rookie of the year, and the Jack Adams Award for coach of the year.
This is the seventh time the NHL awards will be presented in Las Vegas.
Here are the awards and the nominees:
Hart Trophy (most valuable player to his team)
Vezina Trophy (best goalie)
Norris Trophy (best defenseman)
Calder Trophy (top rookie)
Lady Byng (gentlemanly player)
Selke Trophy (best defensive forward)
Jack Adams Award (best coach)
Barry Trotz, Washington Capitals; Lindy Ruff, Dallas Stars; Gerard Gallant, Florida Panthers
Masterton Trophy (perseverance)
Ted Lindsay Award (most outstanding player, voted by players)
Patrick Kane, Chicago Blackhawks; Jamie Benn, Dallas Stars; Braden Holtby, Washington Capitals
Mark Messier Leadership Award
NHL Foundation Award (community)
King Clancy Award (leadership)
Each team has a nominee