Jack Adams Award: Calgary Flames coach Darryl Sutter is named the winner

NEW YORK — Darryl Sutter, of the Calgary Flames He was awarded the Jack Adams Award, the NHL's Coach of the Year.

The league announced this honor on Thursday night, prior to Game 2 in the Western Conference final. Colorado Avalanche And Edmonton Oilers.

Interim Florida Panthers Coach Andrew Brunette Gerard Gallant, of the New York Rangers The other finalists were: Members of the NHL Broadcasters’ Association voted Brunette to be second.

Sutter, a 63-year old coach, coached the Flames towards a Pacific Division championship. They finished sixth in league points. Calgary lost a Battle of Alberta series against the Oilers to reach the second round of playoffs.

This is Sutter's first Jack Adams as a NHL head coach in 20 seasons. He coached the Los Angeles Kings Stanley Cup Championships 2012 and 2014.

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