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NHL MVP Winners – Hart Memorial Trophy

NHL MVP – Hart Memorial Trophy

The NHL MVP trophy is awarded to the NHL player voted most valuable to their team, and is officlally called the Hard Memorial Trophy, originally donated to the NHL in 1923 by David Hart, the father of Cecil Hart, the long served head coach of the Montreal Canadiens.

The Hart Trophy has been awarded on 92 occasions to 56 different player since it’s beginning in 1924.

The NHL MVP is decided via members of the Professional Hockey Writer’s Association.

Wayne Gretzky won the Hart Trophy an astounding 9 times during his career, with eight in a row from 1979-80 to 1986-87. That’s dam impressive.

The man, the legend, Wayne Gretzky

NHL MVP Winners – Hart Memorial Trophy Winners

Below is a list of NHL MVP winners including age, team, position, goals, goal assists and points.

Season Player Age Tm Pos G A PTS
2016-17 Connor McDavid 20 EDM C 30 70 100
2015-16 Patrick Kane 27 CHI RW 46 60 106
2014-15 Carey Price 27 MTL G 0 1 1
2013-14 Sidney Crosby 26 PIT C 36 68 104
2012-13 Alex Ovechkin 27 WSH RW 32 24 56
2011-12 Evgeni Malkin 25 PIT C 50 59 109
2010-11 Corey Perry 25 ANA RW 50 48 98
2009-10 Henrik Sedin 29 VAN C 29 83 112
2008-09 Alex Ovechkin 23 WSH LW 56 54 110
2007-08 Alex Ovechkin 22 WSH LW 65 47 112
2006-07 Sidney Crosby 19 PIT C 36 84 120
2005-06 Joe Thornton 26 TOT C 29 96 125
2003-04 Martin St. Louis 28 TBL RW 38 56 94
2002-03 Peter Forsberg 29 COL C 29 77 106
2001-02 Jose Theodore 25 MTL G 0 2 2
2000-01 Joe Sakic 31 COL C 54 64 118
1999-00 Chris Pronger 25 STL D 14 48 62
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr 26 PIT RW 44 83 127
1997-98 Dominik Hasek 33 BUF G 0 2 2
1996-97 Dominik Hasek 32 BUF G 0 3 3
1995-96 Mario Lemieux 30 PIT C 69 92 161
1994-95 Eric Lindros 21 PHI C 29 41 70
1993-94 Sergei Fedorov 24 DET C 56 64 120
1992-93 Mario Lemieux 27 PIT C 69 91 160
1991-92 Mark Messier 31 NYR C 35 72 107
1990-91 Brett Hull 26 STL RW 86 45 131
1989-90 Mark Messier 29 EDM C 45 84 129
1988-89 Wayne Gretzky 28 LAK C 54 114 168
1987-88 Mario Lemieux 22 PIT C 70 98 168
1986-87 Wayne Gretzky 26 EDM C 62 121 183
1985-86 Wayne Gretzky 25 EDM C 52 163 215
1984-85 Wayne Gretzky 24 EDM C 73 135 208
1983-84 Wayne Gretzky 23 EDM C 87 118 205
1982-83 Wayne Gretzky 22 EDM C 71 125 196
1981-82 Wayne Gretzky 21 EDM C 92 120 212
1980-81 Wayne Gretzky 20 EDM C 55 109 164
1979-80 Wayne Gretzky 19 EDM C 51 86 137
1978-79 Bryan Trottier 22 NYI C 47 87 134
1977-78 Guy Lafleur 26 MTL RW 60 72 132
1976-77 Guy Lafleur 25 MTL RW 56 80 136
1975-76 Bobby Clarke 26 PHI C 30 89 119
1974-75 Bobby Clarke 25 PHI C 27 89 116
1973-74 Phil Esposito 31 BOS C 68 77 145
1972-73 Bobby Clarke 23 PHI C 37 67 104
1971-72 Bobby Orr 23 BOS D 37 80 117
1970-71 Bobby Orr 22 BOS D 37 102 139
1969-70 Bobby Orr 21 BOS D 33 87 120
1968-69 Phil Esposito 26 BOS C 49 77 126
1967-68 Stan Mikita 27 CBH C 40 47 87
1966-67 Stan Mikita 26 CBH C 35 62 97
1965-66 Bobby Hull 27 CBH LW 54 43 97
1964-65 Bobby Hull 26 CBH LW 39 32 71
1963-64 Jean Beliveau 32 MTL C 28 50 78
1962-63 Gordie Howe 34 DET RW 38 48 86
1961-62 Jacques Plante 33 MTL G 0 0 0
1960-61 Bernie Geoffrion 29 MTL RW 50 45 95
1959-60 Gordie Howe 31 DET RW 28 45 73
1958-59 Andy Bathgate 26 NYR RW 40 48 88
1957-58 Gordie Howe 29 DET RW 33 44 77
1956-57 Gordie Howe 28 DET RW 44 45 89
1955-56 Jean Beliveau 24 MTL C 47 41 88
1954-55 Ted Kennedy 29 TOR C 10 42 52
1953-54 Al Rollins 27 CBH G 0 0 0
1952-53 Gordie Howe 24 DET RW 49 46 95
1951-52 Gordie Howe 23 DET RW 47 39 86
1950-51 Milt Schmidt 32 BOS C 22 39 61
1949-50 Chuck Rayner 29 NYR G 0 0 0
1948-49 Sid Abel 30 DET C 28 26 54
1947-48 Buddy O’Connor 31 NYR C 24 36 60
1946-47 Maurice Richard 25 MTL RW 45 26 71
1945-46 Max Bentley 25 CBH C 31 30 61
1944-45 Elmer Lach 27 MTL C 26 54 80
1943-44 Babe Pratt 28 TOR D 17 40 57
1942-43 Bill Cowley 30 BOS C 27 45 72
1941-42 Tom Anderson 31 BRO D 12 29 41
1940-41 Bill Cowley 28 BOS C 17 45 62
1939-40 Ebbie Goodfellow 32 DET D 11 17 28
1938-39 Toe Blake 26 MTL LW 24 23 47
1937-38 Eddie Shore 35 BOS D 3 14 17
1936-37 Babe Siebert 33 MTL LW/D 8 20 28
1935-36 Eddie Shore 33 BOS D 3 16 19
1934-35 Eddie Shore 32 BOS D 7 26 33
1933-34 Aurele Joliat 32 MTL LW 22 15 37
1932-33 Eddie Shore 30 BOS D 8 27 35
1931-32 Howie Morenz 29 MTL C 24 25 49
1930-31 Howie Morenz 28 MTL C 28 23 51
1929-30 Nels Stewart 27 MTM C 39 16 55
1928-29 Roy Worters 28 NYA G 0 0 0
1927-28 Howie Morenz 25 MTL C 33 18 51
1926-27 Herb Gardiner 35 MTL D 6 6 12
1925-26 Nels Stewart 23 MTM C 34 8 42
1924-25 Billy Burch 24 HAM C 20 7 27
1923-24 Frank Nighbor 31 OTS C 11 6 17

Who has won the most Hart Memorial Trophies?

Below is a list of players who have won the most NHL MVP’s/Hart Trophies. All other winners have won the award on a single occasion.

Player MVP Awards
Wayne Gretzky 9
Gordie Howe 6
Eddie Shore 4
Bobby Clarke 3
Mario Lemieux 3
Howie Morenz 3
Bobby Orr 3
Alex Ovechkin 3
Jean Beliveau 2
Bill Cowley 2
Sidney Crosby 2
Phil Esposito 2
Dominik Hasek 2
Bobby Hull 2
Guy Lafleur 2
Mark Messier 2
Stan Mikita 2
Nels Stewart 2

 

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