DOMINIK HASEK was awarded the VEZINA TROPHY for the fourth time in the last five seasons. He also earned a berth to the First Team All-Star berth and won his second consecutive Hart Trophy. HASEK posted a 2.09 goals-against mark and led all NHL goalkeepers with 13 shutouts and a .932 save percentage. His heroic netminding enabled the Buffalo Sabres to gain 33 wins during the regular season. Netminder Martin Brodeur of New Jersey finished second in VEZINA balloting.