the calder trophy is given to the rookie of the year in the nhl
The NHL Rookie of the Year for the 1979-1980 season was defenseman Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins.
Bobby Orr the rookie of the year trophy is called the Calder (Memorial) Trophy http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/awards/awarddetail.php?award_id=17
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The Calder Memorial Trophy is rewarded to the most profecint first-year rookie in the NHL. Because of the player it is awarded to, it is sometimes called the rookie of the year award.
NHL General Manager of the Year Award was created in 2010.
Tony Esposito, who holds the modern era record for most shutouts in a season (15), achieved his shutout record as a rookie. Though he had played 13 games the season previous, he was still considered a rookie and won the Calder Trophy, the NHL's rookie of the year award.
The Great 8 has numerous individual accomplishments in his seven year NHL career thus far. In his rookie season, Ovi won the award for NHL's best rookie. Ovechkin won the Hart Trophy, which is the NHL's MVP award, in both 2008 and 2009. He was voted as the winner of the Pearson Award, awarded to the top NHL player by the NHL Player's Association, for three consecutive years. (2008-2010) Ovechkin is also a four-time NHL All-Star, and scored the most goals in the NHL in 2008 and 2009.