NHL Awards: Editor In Leaf End Of Season Picks

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Jun 27, 2014; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Tampa Bay Lightning general manager Steve Yzerman announces Anthony Deangelo (not pictured) as the number nineteen overall pick to the Tampa Bay Lightning in the first round of the 2014 NHL Draft at Wells Fargo Center. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

GM of the Year Award

Steve Yzerman finished first in a tight race for the top GM in the National Hockey League.

Yzerman has built a strong foundation of talent with the Tampa Bay Lightning that is paying tremendous dividends for the organization. Smart pickups in the off-season and consistently impressive drafting have the Lightning looking to be a constant in the NHL playoffs for years to come.

Kevin Chevyldayoff, Tim Murray and Bob Murray received first place votes.

Mid-Season Winner: Garth Snow/David Poile

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