Except for the Vezina Trophy and Adams Award, voting is done by a 54-member panel of the Pro Hockey Writers Association, while full PHWA membership voted for Masterton Trophy. Vezina Trophy voted on by NHL general managers and Adams Award by NHL broadcasters. Points awarded on 10–7–5–3–1 basis except for the Vezina Trophy and the Adams Award which are awarded 5–3–1.
For Most Valuable Player
For Rookie of the Year
For Best Defenseman
For Outstanding Goaltender
Lady Byng Trophy
For Sportsmanship and Gentlemanly Play
For Best Defensive Forward
For Coach of the Year
Lester B. Pearson Award (NHL Players Assn. MVP)— Dominik Hasek, Buffalo; Jennings Trophy (Goaltenders with a minimum of 25 games played for team with fewest goals against)— Martin Brodeur, New Jersey; Masterton Trophy (perseverance, sportsmanship,and dedication to hockey)— Jamie McLennan, St. Louis; King Clancy Trophy (leadership and humanitarian contributions to community)— Kelly Chase, St. Louis; Lester Patrick Trophy (outstanding service to hockey in the U.S.)— Max McNab, Peter Karmanos, Neal Broten and John Mayasich.
Rocket Richard Award
The NHL Board of Governors created the Maurice “Rocket” Richard Award to be given to the league's leading goal scorer beginning with the 1998-99 season. Richard was the first player to score 50 goals in one season and 500 in a career.