April 12, 2014 11:56 pm

Kings announce award winners

In addition to clinching at least a tie for the William M. Jennings Trophy, the Los Angeles chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Willie Mitchell for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey) and, along with the NHL Broadcasters Association, nominated Jarret Stoll for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy (leadership qualities on and off the ice and a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community).

The Kings were also honored with the following end-of-season awards:

Most Valuable Player – the Bill Libby Memorial Award presented by McDonalds
Anze Kopitar
-voted on by the media

Best Newcomer – Mark Bavis Memorial Award
Martin Jones
-voted on by the media

Outstanding Defenseman
Drew Doughty
-voted on by the media

Defensive Player of the Year
Anze Kopitar
-voted on by the media

Most Inspirational Player – Ace Bailey Memorial Award
Matt Greene
-voted on by Kings players

Unsung Hero
Trevor Lewis
-voted on by Kings players

Community Service Award
Jonathan Quick
-selected by the Kings Care Foundation

Most Popular Player
Drew Doughty
-selected by the Kings Booster Club

Leading Scorer Award
Anze Kopitar

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