Winners of the Lester B. Pearson Award as the outstanding player in the league, voted by members of the NHL Players' Association:
2008 - Alexander Ovechkin, Washington
2007 - Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh
2006 - Jaromir Jagr, N.Y. Rangers
2005 - Lockout
2004 - Martin St. Louis, Tampa Bay
2003 - Markus Naslund, Vancouver
2002 - Jarome Iginla, Calgary
2001 - Joe Sakic, Colorado
2000 - Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh
1999 - Jaromir Jagr, Pittsburgh
1998 - Dominik Hasek, Buffalo
1997 - Dominik Hasek, Buffalo
1996 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh
1995 - Eric Lindros, Philadelphia
1994 - Sergei Fedorov, Detroit
1993 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh
1992 - Mark Messier, N.Y. Rangers
1991 - Brett Hull, St. Louis
1990 - Mark Messier, Edmonton
1989 - Steve Yzerman, Detroit
1988 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh
1987 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton
1986 - Mario Lemieux, Pittsburgh
1985 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton
1984 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton
1983 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton
1982 - Wayne Gretzky, Edmonton
1981 - Mike Liut, St. Louis
1980 - Marcel Dionne, Los Angeles
1979 - Marcel Dionne, Los Angeles
1978 - Guy Lafleur, Montreal
1977 - Guy Lafleur, Montreal
1976 - Guy Lafleur, Montreal
1975 - Bobby Orr, Boston
1974 - Bobby Clarke, Philadelphia
1973 - Phil Esposito, Boston
1972 - Jean Ratelle, N.Y. Rangers
1971 - Phil Esposito, Boston

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