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Lester B. Pearson Award



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The Lester B. Pearson Award is an annual award presented to the National Hockey League's outstanding player as selected by the members of the NHL Players' Association.

The award was presented in 1970-71 by the NHLPA in honor of the late Lester B. Pearson, former Prime Minister of Canada.


Year

Player

Team

2003

Marcus Naslund

Vancouver Canucks

2002

Jarome Iginla

Calgary Flames

2001

Joe Sakic

Colorado Avalanche

2000

Jaromir Jagr

Pittsburgh Penguins

1999

Jaromir Jagr

Pittsburgh Penguins

1998

Dominik Hasek

Buffalo Sabres

1997

Dominik Hasek

Buffalo Sabres

1996

Mario Lemieux

Pittsburgh Penguins

1995

Eric Lindros

Philadelphia Flyers

1994

Sergei Fedorov

Detroit Red Wings

1993

Mario Lemieux

Pittsburgh Penguins

1992

Mark Messier

New York Rangers

1991

Brett Hull

St. Louis Blues

1990

Mark Messier

Edmonton Oilers

1989

Steve Yzerman

Detroit Red Wings

1988

Mario Lemieux

Pittsburgh Penguins

1987

Wayne Gretzky

Edmonton Oilers

1986

Mario Lemieux

Pittsburgh Penguins

1985

Wayne Gretzky

Edmonton Oilers

1984

Wayne Gretzky

Edmonton Oilers

1983

Wayne Gretzky

Edmonton Oilers

1982

Wayne Gretzky

Edmonton Oilers

1981

Mike Liut

St. Louis Blues

1980

Marcel Dionne

Los Angeles Kings

1979

Marcel Dionne

Los Angeles Kings

1978

Guy Lafleur

Montreal Canadiens

1977

Guy Lafleur

Montreal Canadiens

1976

Guy Lafleur

Montreal Canadiens

1975

Bobby Orr

Boston Bruins

1974

Bobby Clarke

Philadelphia Flyers

1973

Phil Esposito

Boston Bruins

1972

Jean Ratelle

New York Rangers

1971

Phil Esposito

Boston Bruins

 



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