Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsMaurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy
|Given for||National Hockey League's top goal scorer|
|First award||1998–99 NHL season|
|Most wins||Alexander Ovechkin (8)|
|Most recent||Alexander Ovechkin
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.
- (#) Wins including leading goal scorers prior to the trophy's formal introduction
- * Season shortened by the 2012–13 NHL lockout
Player is still active Eligible player not yet elected to Hockey Hall of Fame Inactive player not yet eligible for the Hockey Hall of Fame
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