Jack Adams Award winner to be announced before Game 3 of Semifinals

3 months ago  /  NHL.com  /  Read Time: 3 minutes 13 seconds
Jack Adams Award winner to be announced before Game 3 of Semifinals

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  • The winner of the Jack Adams Award will be revealed Thursday during Game 3 of the Semifinals between the New York Islanders and Tampa Bay Lightning.
  • The award is given annually to the coach voted the best in the NHL by members of the NHL Broadcasters' Association. .
  • Brind'Amour coached the Carolina Hurricanes (36-12-8) to their best-ever points percentage (.714), first in the Discover Central Division and the third-best record in the NHL.
  • Brind'Amour won 46 games in 2018-19, his first season as coach, and guided the Hurricanes to their first Stanley Cup Playoff berth in nine seasons.
  • Evason guided the Minnesota Wild (35-16-5) to their best-ever points percentage (.670) and a playoff berth in his first full season as coach, one season after taking over and going 8-4-0 to help Minnesota qualify.
  • The Wild scored 3.21 goals per game, the most in team history, and had three winning streaks of at least five games, including a seven-game run that was part of a stretch when Minnesota earned points in 14 of 15 games (11-1-3) from April 10-May 8.
  • The Panthers had their highest points percentage (.705) and most goals per game (3.36) in their history.
  • Florida tied for fourth with the Washington Capitals in goals per game and were ninth in goals-against per game (2.70), after allowing 3.25 last season (tied with the New Jersey Devils for third worst in NHL).
  • Bruce Cassidy of the Bruins won the Jack Adams Award last season
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