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Trophies

JACK ADAMS SINCE 1974

Jack Adams Award

Coach of the Year

Since 1974

THE JACK ADAMS AWARD IS AN ANNUAL AWARD PRESENTED BY THE NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE BROADCASTERS' ASSOCIATION TO THE NHL COACH ADJUDGED TO HAVE CONTRIBUTED THE MOST TO HIS TEAM'S SUCCESS.

The winner is selected in a poll among members of the NHL Broadcasters' Association at the end of the regular season.
The award was presented by the NHL Broadcasters' Association in 1974 to commemorate the late Jack Adams, former coach and general manager of the Detroit Red Wings. His lifetime dedication to hockey has served as an inspiration to all who aspire to further the game.