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NHL Champions

Year Team Coach
2020 Tampa Bay Lightning Jon Cooper
2019 St. Louis Blues Mike Yeo (7-9)
Craig Berube (38-19)
2018 Washington Capitals Barry Trotz
2017 Pittsburgh Penguins Mike Sullivan
2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Mike Johnston (15-10)
Mike Sullivan (33-16)

#1 Draft Pick

Year Player Team
2020 Alexis Lafreniere LW Rangers
2019 Jack Hughes  C Devils
2018 Rasmus Dahlin D Sabres
2017 Nico Hischier C Devils
2016 Auston Matthews C Maple Leafs

League Executives

Tenure Name Title
1994-20 Gary Bettman Commissioner
1993 Gil Stein League President
1978-92 John Ziegler League President
1947-77 Clarence Campbell League President
1943-46 Red Dutton League President
1917-42 Frank Calder League President

Players' Union Leaders

Tenure Name Title
2011-20 Donald Fehr Union Director
2009-10 Mike Ouellet Union Director
2009 Ian Penny Union Director
2007-09 Paul Kelly Union Director
2006 Ted Saskin Union Director
1993-05 Bob Goodenow Union Director
1992 (none) Union Director
1967-91 Alan Eagleson Union Director

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