Rangers announce annual team awards
Lundqvist MVP for fifth straight year; Callahan Players' Player and Good Guy
• Past Rangers Award Winners
The New York Rangers have announced the 2010-11 Team Awards, including the Rangers’ MVP; the Players’ Player Award and the John Halligan Good Guy Award.
The Rangers’ MVP, voted on by the New York Rangers media, was awarded to Henrik Lundqvist. This is the fifth consecutive year that Lundqvist has won the award, which marks the most consecutive years an individual has been named Rangers’ MVP.
The Players’ Player Award, voted on by the Ranger players, was given to Ryan Callahan. The award recognizes the Rangers player who best exemplifies what it means to be a teammate.
Callahan is serving in his second year as Alternate Captain of the New York Rangers. He ranks fifth among all NHL forwards in blocked shots (77) and tenth in hits (224). Callahan leads the Rangers in power play goals (10) and game winning goals (five), ranks second in goals (24), points (49) and power play points (15) and third in assists (25).