With Jan Kovář and Grégory Hofmann the Swiss champion EV Zug has two horses in the race. As for Kovář, the Czech was a big part of the Bulls' success as well as a scorer (15 points in the playoffs) and as a leader on the ice.
Grégory Hofmann was able to put up six goals and eight assists during the playoffs, making him one of the most dangerous forwards and earning him a nomination for the Playoff-MVP award.
Henrik Tömmernes, playoff finalist with Genève-Servette HC, was very productive on the ice as well: the Swedish defender scored four goals and eight assists during the playoffs and led the Eagles in to the final.
For the first time, the Swiss Ice Hockey Awards will be announced and awarded online. The winners will be announced in the days from Monday, August 30.