The NHL announced its presenters and entertainment for the NHL Awards in Vegas. WHAT A GALAXY OF STARS!
NEW YORK (June 18, 2014) – Current and former NHL stars, including
members of the 2014 Stanley Cup® champion Los Angeles Kings, headline the lineup of presenters, nominees and special guests for the 2014 NHL Awards™, the National Hockey League’s celebration of the best of the 2013-14 season, on and off the ice. Hosted by renowned television and radio broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos, the 2014 NHL Awards will broadcast live from the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN in the U.S. and on CBC in Canada.
Current and former NHLers PK Subban, Chris Pronger, Rich Peverley, Danny DeKeyser, Michael Peca and Luc Robitaille will present alongside notable hockey fans David Boreanaz (“Bones”), Cuba Gooding Jr. (“The Butler”), Retta (“Parks and Recreation”), Eric Stonestreet (“Modern Family”) and David Walton (“About a Boy”). Longtime hockey fans Michael J. Fox (“Family Ties”), Susan Sarandon (“Tammy”), James Lipton (“Insider the Actor’s Studio”), Kevin Connolly (“Entourage”) and Whoopi Goldberg (“The
View”) also will be featured during the broadcast in pre-taped segments.
On the heels of winning their second Stanley Cup in three years,
members of the Kings, including forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar,
will make a special appearance with the iconic trophy.
Also scheduled to present are NBC’s Doc Emrick and Eddie Olczyk, who
will announce the winner of the EA SPORTS’ NHL 15 Cover Vote, with a
special appearance by the hip-hop dance crew Jabbawockeez, who perform their show “PRiSM” nightly at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
Hockey legends Ted Lindsay and Mark Messier also will take to the
stage to announce the winner of their namesake awards – the Ted Lindsay
Award, honoring the most outstanding player in the regular season as judged by members of the NHLPA, and the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award presented by Bridgestone, which recognizes a player who leads by positive example through on-ice performance, motivation of team members, and a dedication to community activities and charitable causes.
The broadcast also will feature a special performance from platinum
recording artist Phillip Phillips. The award-winning DJ Steve Porter, known
for his sports remixes, will entertain the audience throughout the show.