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Niklas Backstrom of the Minnesota Wild, Steve Mason of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Tim Thomas of the Boston Bruins are the finalists for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender. The league announced the finalists Monday.
The winner, voted by general managers around the league, will be revealed June 18 at the NHL awards show in Las Vegas.
Tim Thomas finished with a 36-11-7 record and five shutouts during the regular season with a 2.10 GAA and a .933 SV%.