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Team Awards
 
Michel Briere Memorial Trophy - Rookie of the Year
The Michel Briere Memorial Trophy is awarded to the Penguins player judged to be the best rookie on the team. The trophy is presented in memory of the late Michel Briere, who was an outstanding forward in his only season with the Penguins in 1969-70.
 
1967-68 Les Binkley
1968-69 Jean Pronovost
1969-70 Michel Briere
1970-71 Greg Polis
1971-72 Dave Burrows
1972-73 No Winner
1973-74 Ron Lalonde
1974-75 Pierre Larouche
1975-76 No winner
1976-77 Greg Malone
1977-78 Peter Lee
1978-79 Greg Millen & Rod Schutt
1979-80 Paul Marshall
1980-81 Mark Johnson
1981-82 Mike Bullard
 
1984-85 Mario Lemieux
1985-86 Jim Johnson
1986-87 No Winner
1987-88 Rob Brown
1988-89 Zarley Zalapski
1989-90 Mark Recchi
1990-91 Jaromir Jagr
1991-92 Jim Peak
1992-93 Shawn McEachern
1993-94 No Winner
1994-95 No Winner
1995-96 No winner
1996-97 Patrick Lalime
1997-98 Peter Skudra
1998-99 Jan Hrdina
 
1999-00 Jean-Sebastian Aubin
2000-01 No winner
2001-02 Johan Hedberg
2002-03 No winner
2003-04 Ryan Malone
2005-06 Sidney Crosby
2006-07 Evgeni Malkin & Jordan Staal
2007-08 Kris Letang
2008-09 No Winner
2010-11 No Winner
2010-11 Mark Letestu
2011-12 No Winner
2012-13 Simon Depres
2013-14 Olli Maatta
2014-15 Derrick Pouliot
2015-16 Bryan Rust
 
Bob Johnson Memorial "Badger Bob" Award
Presented in the memory of the Penguins' late head coach. The "Badger Bob" Award is presented to the player who, through his performance on the ice, his character and total dedication to his teammates for the success of the team, shows that every day is "A Great Day For Hockey".
 
1994-95 Ron Francis & Joe Mullen
1995-96 Jaromir Jagr
1996-97 Joe Mullen
 
1997-98 Ron Francis
1998-99 Martin Straka
1999-00 Jiri Slegr
 
2000-01 Martin Straka & Darius Kasparaitis
2001-02 Ian Moran
2002-16 No winner announced
 
A.T. Caggiano Booster Club Award
Presented in the memory of long time Penguins locker room attendant Anthony "A.T." Caggiano. Booster Club Members vote for the three stars after every home game and tally their votes at the end of the regular season to determine the winner.
 
1974-75 Vic Hadfield
1975-76 Dave Burrows
1976-77 Dunc Wilson
1977-78 Denis Herron
1978-79 Randy Carlyle
1979-80 George Ferguson
1980-81 Randy Carlyle
1981-82 Michel Dion
1982-83 Michel Dion
1983-84 Mike Bullard
1984-85 Mario Lemieux
1985-86 Mario Lemieux
1986-87 Mario Lemieux
1987-88 Mario Lemieux
 
1988-89 Mario Lemieux
1989-90 Mario Lemieux
1990-91 Mark Recchi
1991-92 Mario Lemieux
1992-93 Mario Lemieux
1993-94 Ron Francis
1994-95 Jaromir Jagr
1995-96 Mario Lemieux
1996-97 Mario Lemieux
1997-98 Jaromir Jagr
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr
1999-00 Jean-Sebastien Aubin
2000-01 Alexei Kovalev
2001-02 Alexei Kovalev
 
2002-03 Mario Lemieux
2003-04 Ryan Malone
2005-06 Sidney Crosby
2006-07 Sidney Crosby
2007-08 Evgeni Malkin
2008-09 Evgeni Malkin
2009-10 Sidney Crosby
2010-11 Marc-Andre Fleury
2011-12 Evgeni Malkin
2012-13 Sidney Crosby & M-A Fleury
2013-14 Sidney Crosby & M-A Fleury
2014-15 Marc-Andre Fleury
2015-16 No winner
 
Player's Player Award
The players hold a vote at the end of the season for the player they feel emaplifies leadership for the team both on and off the ice, and a player who is dedicated to teamwork.
 
1967-68 No Award
1968-69 Val Fonteyne
1969-70 Jean Pronovost & Dean Prentice
1970-71 Jean Pronovost
1971-72 Jean Pronovost
1972-73 Lowell MacDonald
1973-74 Jean Pronovost
1974-75 Ron Shock
1975-76 Jean Pronovost
1976-77 Denis Herron
1977-78 Denis Herron
1978-79 Greg Malone
1979-80 Rick Kehoe
1980-81 Rick Kehoe
1981-82 Mike Bullard
1982-83 Pat Boutette
 
1983-84 Denis Herron
1984-85 Warren Young
1985-86 Terry Ruskowski
1986-87 Dan Quinn & Terry Ruskowski
1987-88 Mario Lemieux
1988-89 Randy Hillier
1989-90 Randy Hillier
1990-91 Mark Recchi
1991-92 Joe Mullen
1992-93 Mario Lemieux
1993-94 Ron Francis
1994-95 Ron Francis
1995-96 Ron Francis
1996-97 Joe Mullen
1997-98 Ron Francis
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr & Martin Straka
 
1999-00 Martin Straka
2000-01 Martin Straka
2001-02 Alexei Kovalev & Ian Moran
2002-03 No winner announced
2003-04 Kelly Buchberger
2005-06 John LeClair
2006-07 Mark Recchi
2007-08 Ryan Malone
2008-09 Eric Godard
2009-10 Jordan Staal
2010-11 Brooks Orpik
2011-12 Brooks Orpik
2012-13 Brooks Orpik
2013-14 Brooks Orpik
2014-15 Marc-Andre Fleury
2015-16 Marc-Andre Fleury
 
The Edward J. DeBartolo Community Service Award
The award recognises the players who have donated a considerable amount of time during the season to working on community and charity projects.
 
1991-92 Troy Loney & Phil Bourque
1992-93 Jim Peak & Shawn McEachern
1993-94 Ken Wregget & Tom Barrasso
1994-95 Ron Francis & Bryan Trottier
1995-96 Dave Rouche
1996-97 Joe Dziedzic & Chris Tamer
1997-98 Chris Tamer & Tyler Wright
1998-99 Rob Brown & Typer Wright
 
1999-00 Matthew Barnaby & Ian Moran
2000-01 Bob Boughner
2001-02 Andrew Ference
2002-03 Johan Hedberg & Steve McKenna
2003-04 Steve McKenna & Rico Fata
2005-06 Ryan Malone, Marc-Andre Fleury, Colby Armstrong & Ryan Whitney
2006-07 Mark Recchi
 
2007-08 Georges Laraque
2008-09 Eric Godard
2009-10 Sidney Crosby
2010-11 Max Talbot & Mike Rupp
2011-12 Evgeni Malkin
2012-13 Matt Cooke
2013-14 Marc-Andre Fleury
2014-15 Paul Martin
2015-16 Sidney Crosby
 
"Baz" Bastien Memorial Award - Good Guy Award
The Good Guy Award is presented by the Pittsburgh chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association to the player who the local media want to acknowledge for his coopoeration throughout the year. The award is presented in the memory of the late Aldege "Baz" Bastien, Penguins general manager from 1976-83.
 
1983-84 Gary Rissling
1984-85 Gary Rissling
1985-86 Terry Ruckowski
1986-87 Dan Frawley
1987-88 Randy Cunneyworth
1988-89 Jim Johnson
1989-90 Troy Loney
1990-91 Phil Bourque
1991-92 Larry Murphy
1992-93 Kevin Stevens
1993-94 Joe Mullen
 
1994-95 Larry Murphy
1995-96 Petr Nedved
1996-97 Ken Wregget
1997-98 Ron Francis
1998-99 Jiri Slegr
1999-00 Rob Brown
2000-01 Alexei Kovalev
2001-02 Johan Hedberg
2002-03 Steve McKenna
2003-04 Brooks Orpik
2005-06 Sidney Crosby
 
2006-07 Pittsburgh Penguins team
2007-08 Ryan Whitney
2008-09 Sidney Crosby & Brooks Orpik
2009-10 Sidney Crosby & Marc-Andre Fleury
2010-11 Mike Rupp
2011-12 Marc-Andre Fleury & Pascal Dupuis
2012-13 Matt Niskanen
2013-14 Matt Niskanen
2014-16 No Winner
 
Masterton Nominee - Comeback Player
The Pittsburgh chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association votes for the Penguins' Masterton nominee. Each NHL team selects a Masterton candidate from which the overall winner is chosen. The Masterton candidate is nominated as the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
 
1982-83 Greg Malone
1983-84 Denis Herron
1984-85 Gary Rissling & Warren Young
1985-86 Terry Ruskowski
1986-87 Randy Cunneyworth
1987-88 Randy Hillier
1988-89 Phil Bourque
1989-90 Mario Lemieux
1990-91 Mario Lemieux
1991-92 Joe Mullen
1992-93 Mario Lemieux
 
1993-94 Kevin Stevens
1994-95 John Cullen
1995-96 Ron Francis
1996-97 Joe Mullen
1997-98 Rob Brown
1998-99 Darius Kasparaitis
1999-00 Darius Kasparaitis
2000-01 Ian Moran
2001-02 Stephane Richer
2002-03 Martin Straka
2003-04 Landon Wilson
 
2005-06 John LeClair
2006-07 Alain Nasreddine
2007-08 Ty Conklin
2008-09 Mark Eaton
2009-10 Bill Guerin
2010-11 Deryk Engelland
2011-12 Matt Cooke
2012-13 Sidney Crosby
2013-14 Kris Letang
2014-15 Kris Letang
2015-16 Pascal Dupuis
 
Most Valuable Player Award
Based on the overall contribution the player makes to the team.
 
1967-68 Les Binkley
1968-69 Keith McCreary
1969-70 Jean Pronovost
1970-71 Ron Schock
1971-72 Jean Pronovost
1972-73 Dave Burrows
1973-74 Syl Apps, Dave Burrows,
Jean Pronovost & Lowell MacDonald
1974-75 Ron Schock & Ron Stackhouse
1975-76 Pierre Larouche
1976-77 Dunc Wilson
1977-78 Pete Mahovlich
1978-79 Ron Stackhouse & Orest Kindrachuk
1979-80 George Ferguson
1980-81 Randy Carlyle
1981-82 Michel Dion
 
1982-83 Mike Bullard
1984-85 Mario Lemieux
1985-86 Mario Lemieux
1986-87 Mario Lemieux
1987-88 Mario Lemieux
1988-89 Mario Lemieux
1989-90 Mario Lemieux
1990-91 Mark Recchi
1991-92 Mario Lemieux
1992-93 Mario Lemieux
1993-94 Ron Francis
1994-95 Jaromir Jagr
1995-96 Mario Lemieux
1996-97 Mario Lemieux
1997-98 Ron Francis & Jaromir Jagr
1998-99 Jaromir Jagr
 
1999-00 Jaromir Jagr
2000-01 Mario Lemieux
2001-02 Alexei Kovalev
2002-03 Mario Lemieux
2003-04 Dick Tarnstrom
2005-06 Sidney Crosby
2006-07 Sidney Crosby
2007-08 Evgeni Malkin
2008-09 Evgeni Malkin
2009-10 Sidney Crosby
2010-11 Marc-Andre Fleury
2011-12 Evgeni Malkin
2012-13 Sidney Crosby
2013-14 Sidney Crosby
2014-15 Marc-Andre Fleury
2015-16 Sidney Crosby
 
Defensive Player of the Year Award
The award honors the defensive skills of an individual player.
 
2008-09 Jordan Staal
2009-10 Brooks Orpik
2010-11 Brooks Orpik
 
2011-12 Brooks Orpik & Marc-Andre Fleury
2012-13 Paul Martin
 
2013-14 Matt Niskanen
2014-15 Kris Letang
2015-16 Kris Letang