Johnny Gaudreau awarded Lady Byng Trophy

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Calgary Flames winger Johnny Gaudreau was named the 2017 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy winner as the league's most sportsmanlike player.

The trophy is officially awarded to the "player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability."

Gaudreau is coming off a season in which he posted 61 points while only totaling four minutes in penalties.

Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues, and the Minnesota Wild's Mikael Granlund were the other two nominees.

Gaudreau picks up the Lady Byng for the first time in his career.