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NHL announces Jack Adams finalists

A trio of talented coaches have been nominated as finalists for the NHL's Jack Adams Award, which goes to the Coach of the Year:

In San Jose, Todd McLellan took over for the first time as an NHL head coach and guided the Sharks to thier first Presidents Trophy.

In St. Louis, Andy Murray defied all expectations to take a roster loaded with kids and riddled with serious injuries all the way a #6 finish in the highly competitive Western Conference.

In Boston, Claude Julien led the Bruins to the best record in the Eastern Conference, building a team which excelled in just about every conceivable aspect.