Conn Smythe Trophy facts for kids
The Conn Smythe Trophy is a trophy in the National Hockey League awarded to the most valuable player in the playoffs each year. It was first awarded in 1965. Montreal Canadiens and Colorado Avalanche goaltender Patrick Roy has won it three times, more than any other player.
Normally the trophy goes to a player of the Stanley Cup champion. Sometimes it goes to someone on the losing team. Trophy winners on losing teams are marked with as asterisk (*) in the list below.
- Player is still active in the NHL
- Player was a member of the defeated team in the Stanley Cup Finals
Images for kids
Jean Beliveau, first recipient of the award, in 1965
Patrick Roy, the only three-time winner and, as of 2023, the only player in NHL history to win the award with more than one team
Sidney Crosby with the trophy, two-time winner and third player to win the award in consecutive years
In Spanish: Trofeo Conn Smythe para niños
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