Conn Smythe Trophy
The Most Valuable Player of the Stanley Cup Playoffs, as selected by the Pro Hockey Writers Association. Presented since 1965 by Maple Leaf Gardens Limited in the name of the former Toronto coach, GM and owner, Conn Smythe. Winners who did not play for the Cup champion are in bold type.
Multiple winners: Patrick Roy (3); Wayne Gretzky, Mario Lemieux, Bobby Orr and Bernie Parent (2).
|Year || |
|1965 ||Jean Beliveau, Mon., C|
|1966 ||Roger Crozier, Det., G|
|1967 ||Dave Keon, Tor., C|
|1968 ||Glenn Hall, St.L., G|
|1969 ||Serge Savard, Mon., D|
|1970 ||Bobby Orr, Bos., D|
|1971 ||Ken Dryden, Mon., G|
|1972 ||Bobby Orr, Bos., D|
|1973 ||Yvan Cournoyer, Mon., RW|
|1974 ||Bernie Parent, Phi., G|
|1975 ||Bernie Parent, Phi., G|
|1976 ||Reggie Leach, Phi., RW|
|1977 ||Guy Lafleur, Mon., RW|
|1978 ||Larry Robinson, Mon., D|
|1979 ||Bob Gainey, Mon., LW|
|1980 ||Bryan Trottier, NYI, C|
|1981 ||Butch Goring, NYI, C|
|1982 ||Mike Bossy, NYI, RW|
|1983 ||Billy Smith, NYI, G|
|1984 ||Mark Messier, Edm., LW|
|1985 ||Wayne Gretzky, Edm., C|
|1986 ||Patrick Roy, Mon., G|
|1987 ||Ron Hextall, Phi., G|
|1988 ||Wayne Gretzky, Edm., C|
|1989 ||Al MacInnis, Calg., D|
|1990 ||Bill Ranford, Edm., G|
|1991 ||Mario Lemieux, Pit., C|
|1992 ||Mario Lemieux, Pit., C|
|1993 ||Patrick Roy, Mon., G|
|1994 ||Brian Leetch, NYR, D|
|1995 ||Claude Lemieux, NJ, RW|
|1996||Joe Sakic, Col., C|
|1997||Mike Vernon, Det., G|
|1998||Steve Yzerman, Det., C|
|1999||Joe Nieuwendyk, Dal., C|
|2000||Scott Stevens, NJ, D|
|2001||Patrick Roy, Col., G|
|2002||Nicklas Lidstrom, Det., D|
|2 003 ||J-S Giguere, Ana., G |
|2004||Brad Richards, TB, C|
Note: Ken Dryden (1971) and Patrick Roy (1986) are the only players to win as rookies.
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