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Friday, June 14, 2013

Capuano 5th, Snow 6th in Coach of Year and GM of Year Balloting

Ottawa's Paul MacLean is the NHL Coach of the Year and winner of the Jack Adams Award.

Islander coach Jack Capuano, who led the team to their first playoff berth since 2007, finished fifth in the balloting:

1. Paul MacLean, OTT 206 (28-19-9)
2. Joel Quenneville, CHI 160 (22-13-11)
3. Bruce Boudreau, ANA 88 (6-15-13)
4. Michel Therrien, MTL 78 (10-6-10)
5. Jack Capuano, NYI 47 (5-5-7)

Ray Shero won the NHL General Manager of the Year Award.  (Doesn't this award need a name?  Bill Torrey Award?)  Garth Snow was named on six ballots, and finished 6th.

                                            Pts.   (1st-2nd-3rd)
   1.  Ray Shero, PIT              94   (14-6-6)
   2.  Bob Murray, ANA           88   (11-9-6)
   3.  Marc Bergevin, MTL      75   (7-12-4)
   4.  Stan Bowman, CHI        36   (3-6-3)
   5.  Bryan Murray, OTT        23   (2-2-7)
   6.  Garth Snow, NYI              8   (0-1-5)

Islander forward Frans Nielsen finished 11th in the Selke balloting (won by Jonathan Toews).
Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home telecasts since January 21, 1982. Visit my blog: NYISkinny.com and follow me on Twitter @ehornick

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