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Lester Patrick Award

Lester Patrick Trophy

The Lester Patrick Trophy is an annual award presented for outstanding service to hockey in the United States. Eligible recipients are players, officials, coaches, executives, and referees. The winner is selected by an award committee consisting of the President of the NHL, an NHL Governor, a representative of the New York Rangers, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Builder's section, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame Player's section, a member of the U. S. Hockey Hall of Fame, a member of the NHL Broadcasters' Association and a member of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association. Except for the League President, each member is rotated annually. The winner(s) receive a miniature of the trophy.

The Patrick Trophy was presented by the New York Rangers in 1966 to honor the late Lester Patrick. Patrick was a longtime general manager and coach of the Rangers, whose teams finished out of the playoffs only once in his first 16 years with the club. 

Bob Crocker & Jeremy Jacobs to Receive Lester Patrick Trophy

By USAHockey.com 08/12/2015, 10:00am MDT

Crocker and Jacobs Will Receive Award at the US Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in December

Patrick, Chase to Claim Lester Patrick Trophy

By USA Hockey 09/11/2012, 11:30am MDT

Johnson, Pulford, Rossi and Sauer claim 2011 Lester Patrick Award

By Corey Masisak, Courtesy NHL.com 10/27/2011, 11:30am MDT

Trailblazer Tony Rossi earns honor

By Mike G. Morreale, Courtesy NHL.com 10/25/2011, 11:30am MDT

Goal set for growth

By USA Hockey 07/05/2008, 12:45pm MDT

The newly created USA Hockey Membership Development Department has the unique charge of growing participation in hockey among those already smitten with the game and those who’ve never put blade to ice.