2010-11 Capitals Awards Ceremony: Bengt Gustafsson Award

The Bengt Gustafsson Award is awarded annually to the Washington Capitals player who scored the most jaw-droppingly stunning goal of the season. While we realize that every goal counts in hockey, this trophy is awarded to the the most memorable of the lot and is based style, acrobatic feat and how many times we replayed the video on YouTube. The current holder of the trophy is Brendan Morrison.

And the nominees are…

 

 

In alphabetical order

Matt Hendricks: 12/11/10 vs. Craig Anderson

 

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Matt Hendricks: 1/22/11 vs. Jean-Sebastien Giguere

 

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Marcus Johansson: 2/06/11 vs. Marc-Andre Fleury, short handed

 

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Honorable Mention: Jay Beagle: 12/28/10 vs. Carey Price

 

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And the winner of the Bengt Gustafsson Award, for the most bad-ass goal of the season goes to: Matt Hendricks for his sassy moves during a breakaway that made Giggy wish he stayed home that night.

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