Tampa Bay Lightning’s Martin St. Louis Brings Home the Hardware Again

June 24th, 2010 by JC De La Torre Leave a reply »
The tiniest member of the Tampa Bay Lightning came up big once again on NHL Awards Night in Las Vegas.

Martin St. Louis won the 2010 Lady Byng Trophy given to the player that exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.

It's the first time St. Louis has captured the Lady Byng after finishing as runner-up three straight seasons.

It's his fifth straight year as a finalist.

The award adds another trophy for St. Louis' bulging memorabilia case which now boasts a Stanley Cup ring, Art Ross Trophy (Most Points in a Season), Lester B. Pearson Award (Most Valuable Player, voted by the NHLPA), Hart Memorial Trophy (League MVP), Bud Light Plus/Minus Award (Best Plus/Minus), and five trips to the All-Star game.

St. Louis is also a 2004 Gold Medalist in the World Cup of Hockey, a two-time silver medalist in the World Championships, and was a member of the 2006 Canadian Olympic Team.

The player affectionately known by some as "Mighty Mouse" certainly has made a name for himself after being cast off by the Calgary Flames after the 1999-2000 season.
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