Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy facts for kids

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Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy.

The Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy, sometimes known as the Maurice Richard Trophy is a trophy in the National Hockey League awarded to the leading goal scorer each year. It was first awarded in 1998. The trophy is named after hockey legend, Maurice "Rocket" Richard. The current holder of the trophy is Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals.

Winners

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Teemu Selänne, one-time winner
Pavel Bure in Canucks uniform
Pavel Bure, two-time winner
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Alexander Ovechkin, five-time winner

     Player is still active in the NHL.

Season Winner Team Goals Win #
1998–99 Teemu Selanne Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 47 1
1999–2000 Pavel Bure Florida Panthers 58 1
2000–01 Pavel Bure Florida Panthers 59 2
2001–02 Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames 52 1
2002–03 Milan Hejduk Colorado Avalanche 50 1
2003–04 Jarome Iginla Calgary Flames 41 2
2003–04 Ilya Kovalchuk Atlanta Thrashers 41 1
2003–04 Rick Nash Columbus Blue Jackets 41 1
2004–05 2004–05 NHL lockout
No winner
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2005–06 Jonathan Cheechoo San Jose Sharks 56 1
2006–07 Vincent Lecavalier Tampa Bay Lightning 42 1
2007–08 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 65 1
2008–09 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 56 2
2009–10 Sidney Crosby Pittsburgh Penguins 51 1
2009–10 Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay Lightning 51 1
2010–11 Corey Perry Anaheim Ducks 50 1
2011–12 Steven Stamkos Tampa Bay Lightning 60 2
2012–13 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 32 3
2013–14 Alexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 51 4
2014–15 Ovechkin, AlexanderAlexander Ovechkin Washington Capitals 53 5

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