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Tampa Bay Lightning RW Marty St. Louis second in Lady Byng voting



Red Wings star Pavel Datsyuk won the Lady Byng Trophy, given for sportsmanship with a high level of play. Tampa Bay Lightning right wing Marty St. Louis was second. It wasn't very close.

In a vote by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association, Datsyuk had 933 points with 64 first-place votes and 35 second. St. Louis had 662 points with 30 first-place votes and 20 second.

Steven Stamkos was ninth in voting for the Calder Trophy as the league's top rookie.

The winners: Hart Trophy (MVP by the writers) -- Alex Ovechkin, Capitals; Pearson (MVP by players) -- Alex Ovechkin, Capitals; Calder (top rookie) -- Steve Mason, Blue Jackets; Jack Adams (coach) -- Claude Julien, Bruins; Vezina (goalie) -- Tim Thomas, Bruins; Norris (defensemen) -- Zdeno Chara, Bruins; Selke (defensive forward) -- Pavel Datsyuk, Red Wings;  Masterton (dedication to hockey) -- Steve Sullivan, Predators; NHL Foundation (community service) -- Rick Nash, Blue Jackets; King Clancy (community service) -- Ethan Moreau, Oilers; Mark Messier Leadership (community service) -- Jarome Iginla, Flames.   

[Last modified: Sunday, August 16, 2009 4:38pm]


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