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Throwback Thursday - 1/24/19

Welcome again to NHL awards and history behind names!

Final week I took a break from my collection to respect the late huge Ted Lindsay by wanting again at his efforts to determine the primary NHL players alliance. I do know that many media have tried to chronicle their lives in a couple of songs, however I needed to do something totally different. NHLPA was considered one of Ted's biggest achievements within the lengthy record of achievements.

Ted Lindsay's 50th Anniversary at the NHLPA. I have used this file 3 times within the final two months, and I like it nonetheless. Photograph: NHLPA.com

Before that we started the collection with the Ted Lindsay Award, adopted by the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, Mark Messier Leadership Award and the lesser recognized history of William M. Jennings. his memorial week before the Lindsay tribute was interrupted by the collection.

These days, the monument to Lady Byng and herself.

Who was Lady Byng?

Lady Evelyn Byng (Moreton). Portray by Philip Alexius de Lásse

Marie Evelyn Moreton was born on January 11, 1870 in London, England. Evelyn, as a result of her household would discuss with her (does anybody else assume it's foolish to offer your baby a first identify and then select to disregard it pretty quickly immediately after it was given?) Was Sir Richard Charles Reynolds-Moreton's solely youngster –

I imagine that she appeared like this as a result of not how all of the British earlier than the 20th century seemed?

On the age of eight, Evelyn traveled together with her family to Canada, the place her father came to be the guardian of Rideau Hall – the Canadian Governor's residence (curious to non-Canadian, Governor Common is actually a British monarchy in Canada who performs ceremonial duties)

One yr later, the Moreton household returned house to Britain. Evelyn was house-educated during this time and ultimately traveled to the world, together with her world cruise nickname, Aunt Evelyn, in 1887. Though she didn't travel, she helped practice horses in her father's farmhouse.

Around the globe, Evelyn met the honorable Julian Byng for dinner in 1897. It was love at first sight.

Discover the pleasant look and sensible Lanny-esque mustache. How might it not be love at first sight? Photograph: George Metcalf Archive Collection

Your complete Anglo-Boer struggle in South Africa meant that they had to delay their marriage when Julia was out of warfare. In 1902, they married and Evelyn adopted her husband in the following posts in India and Egypt.

Evelyn and Julia have been separated from most of World Warfare I in 1915-1917. Evelyn took half in the struggle by converting her house to 30-year-previous wounded soldiers in 1914. The couple turned Vimy's Lord and Lady Byng in 1919, when Byng was honored for his leadership in Vimy Ridge's battle. They are often known as Vimy Viscount and Viscountess Byng since 1928.

Byngs with a soldier, in all probability around 1915. Supply: Warner Bros. Studios.

After the conflict, Viscount Byng was appointed Governor of Canada in 1921. Lady Byng was very happy together with her appointment and transition because she had expertise in Canada. Throughout this time he took his first hockey recreation and have become a sports fan – apart from violence on and off the ice

”[W] oe betide each member of employees who tried to do tasks on Saturday night time during ice hockey once I went to the" senators "frequently , with such nice gamers in the workforce as [Eddie] Gerard, [Frank] Neighbour [sic] Bouchers [brothers Georges “Buck” and Frank][King] ] Clancy and [Cy] Denneny, just some in these gone days that gave me a whole lot of comfortable evenings over 5 years at Rideau Hall. The only flaw on this sport was the childish mentality amongst a crowd that might unravel its irritation, judges or players, spraying the ice rink garbage, stopping the sport and in addition – when the cash have been thrown – endangering the gamers. 19659002] This love of sport and hatred of violence impressed Lady Byng to create a trophy recreation for probably the most religious participant in 1925. He invited Ottawa's senators neighbor Rideau Corridor to debate the trophy and see if he thought the NHL might settle for the prize for the league. The neighbor stated NHL would settle for it and admit it to the descriptor. Lady Byng then admitted to the neighbor the first Lady Byng Trophy, and later formally handed over to the neighbor NHL at the finish of the season.

Lady Byng would return to England when Lord Byng's governor basic led to 1926 for a five-yr time period. Lord Byng would die in 1935 at Thorpe Corridor due to stomach blockage.

Lady byng would return to Canada for the last time throughout World Warfare II. He would return to Britain in 1945 and died in Essex on 20 June 1949.

What is Lady Byng's Monument?

Monument to Lady Byng. Photograph: NHL.com

As traditional, why steal a thunderstorm from the NHL (or prolong this text anymore) once I may give the NHL a summary? NHL says on its website:

”Lady Byng Memorial Trophy is an annual prize awarded to someone who is very regarded for displaying the perfect athleticism and gentlemen's conduct mixed with a high degree of gaming. Each voter ranks among the many prime five candidates in the 10-7-5-three-1 point system. Three finalists have been nominated and the prize is introduced in NHL awards after the Stanley Cup rounds. ”

Some fun details about Lady Byng Memorial Trophy are that the trophy has been three. The primary was awarded in 1934-35, when Lady Byng gave the New York Rangers unique prize to Frank Boucher when he gained it in seven of the previous eight seasons. Lady Byng donated one other version of the prize in 1935-36, which was awarded till her dying. The NHL then created the third trophy, the memorial of the present Lady Byng in 1949.

Sadly, the unique prize was destroyed at Boucher's residence in 1962.

Another humorous reality, just one defender, Brian Campbell in 2012, has gained the prize as a result of Purple Kelly Detroit Pink Wings gained the prize of three out of four from 1950-1954. In addition to Bill Quackenbush (1949), they are the one three defenders to win Byng. Kelly additionally gained the prize as Toronto Maple Leafs in 1961.


The winners of the award have never gained:

  • 2018: William Karlsson, Vegas Golden Knights
  • 2017: Johnny Gaudreau, Calgary Flames
  • 2016: Anze Kopitar, Los Angeles Kings
  • 2015: Jiri Hudler, Calgary Flames
  • 2014: Ryan O Reilly, Colorado Avalanche
  • 2013: Martin St Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • 2012: Brian Campbell, Florida Panthers
  • 2011: Martin St. Louis , Tampa Bay Lightning
  • 2010: Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • 2009: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 2008: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 2007: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 2006: Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 2004: Brad Richards, Tampa Bay Lightning
  • 2003: Alexander Mogilny, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 20 02: Ron Francis, Carolina Hurricanes
  • 2001: Joe Sakic, Colorado Avalanche
  • 2000: Pavol Demitra, St. Louis Blues
  • 1999: Wayne Gr etzky, New York Rangers
  • 1998: Ron Francis, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 1997: Paul Kariya, Anaheim's Great Geese
  • 1996: Paul Kariya, Anaheim's Nice Ducks
  • 1995: Ron Francis, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 1994: Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles Kings
  • 1993: Pierre Turgeon, New York Islanders
  • 1992: Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles Kings
  • 1991: Wayne Gretzky, Los Angeles Kings
  • 1990: Brett Hull, St Louis Blues
  • 1989: Joe Mullen, Calgary Flames, 1989
  • 1988: Mats Naslund, Montreal Canadiens
  • 1987: Joe Mullen, Calgary Flames
  • 1986: Mike Bossy, New York Islanders
  • 1985 : Jari Kurri, Edmonton Oilers
  • 1984: Mike Bossy, Mike Bossy, 1984 York Islanders
  • 1983: Mike Bossy, New York Islanders
  • 1982: Rick Middleton, Boston Bruins
  • 1981: Rick Kehoe, Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 1980: Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton Oilers
  • 1979: Bob MacMillan, Atlanta Flames [1 9659027] 1978: Butch Goring, Los Angeles Kings
  • 1977: Marcel Dionne, Los Angeles Kings
  • 1976: Jean Ratelle, Boston Bruins
  • 1975: Marcel Dionne, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 1974: Johnny Bucyk Boston Bruins
  • 1973: Gilbert Perreault, Buffalo Sabers
  • 1972: Jean Ratelle, New York Rangers
  • 1971: Johnny Bucyk, Boston Bruins
  • 1970: Phil Goyette, St. Louis Blues
  • 1969: Alex Delvecchio, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1968: Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1967: Stan Mikita, Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1966: Alex Delvecchio, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1965: Bobby Hull, Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1964: Kenny Wharram, Chicago Black Haw
  • 1963: Dave Keon, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1962: Dave Keon, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1961: Pink Kelly, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1960: 1960: Don McKenney, Boston Bruins
  • 1959: Alex Delvecchio, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 1958: Camille Henry, New York Ran Gers
  • 1957: Andy Hebenton, New York Rangers
  • 1956: Earl Reibel, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 1955: Sid Smith, Toronto Maple Leafs [19659029] 1954: Pink Kelly, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1953: Pink Kelly, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1952: Sid Smith, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1951: Pink Kelly, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1950: Edgar Laprade, New York Rangers
  • 1949: Invoice Quackenbush, Detroit Pink Wings
  • 1948: Buddy O Connor, New York Rangers
  • 1947: Bobby Bauer, Boston Bruins
  • 1946: Toe Blake, Montreal Canadiens [19659029] [1945:BillMosienkoChicagoBlackHawks
  • 1944: Cl int Smith , Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1943: Max Bentley, Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1942: Syl Apps, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1941: Bobby Bauer, Boston Bruins
  • 1940: Bobby Bauer, Boston Bruins, Boston Bruins [196590291939:ClintSmithNewYorkRangers
  • 1938: Gordie Drillon, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1937: Marty Barry, Detroit Purple Wings
  • 1936: Doc Romnes, Chicago Black Hawks
  • 1935: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1934: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1933: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1932: Joe Primeau, Toronto Maple Leafs
  • 1931: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1930: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1929: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers
  • 1928: Frank Boucher, New York Rangers 19659027] 1927: Billy Burch, New York People
  • 1926: Frank Nague, Ottawa Senators
  • 1925: Frank Neighbor, Ottawa S Enators

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