Factbox: List of previous 25 Conn Smythe Trophy winners

CHICAGO (BestGrowthStock) – Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy on Wednesday as the most valuable player for his team in the National Hockey League playoffs.

Here is a list of the previous 25 Conn Smythe winners:

2009 – Evgeni Malkin, Pittsburgh Penguins

2008 – Henrik Zetterberg, Detroit Red Wings

2007 – Scott Niedermayer, Anaheim Ducks

2006 – Cam Ward, Carolina Hurricanes

2005 – Season canceled due to labor dispute

2004 – Brad Richards, Tampa Bay Lightning

2003 – Jean-Sebastien Giguere*, Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

2002 – Nicklas Lidstrom, Detroit Red Wings

2001 – Patrick Roy, Colorado Avalanche

2000 – Scott Stevens, New Jersey Devils

1999 – Joe Nieuwendyk, Dallas Stars

1998 – Steve Yzerman, Detroit Red Wings

1997 – Mike Vernon, Detroit Red Wings

1996 – Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche

1995 – Claude Lemieux, New Jersey Devils

1994 – Brian Leetch, New York Rangers

1993 – Patrick Roy, Montreal Canadiens

1992 – Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguins

1991 – Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh Penguins

1990 – Bill Ranford, Edmonton Oilers

1989 – Al MacInnis, Calgary Flames

1988 – Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton Oilers

1987 – Ron Hextall*, Philadelphia Flyers

1986 – Patrick Roy, Montreal Canadiens

1985 – Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton Oilers

1984 – Mark Messier, Edmonton Oilers

* Indicates that the player was a member of the losing team in the finals.

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(Compiled by Larry Fine; Editing by Frank Pingue)

Factbox: List of previous 25 Conn Smythe Trophy winners