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The Presidentsí Trophy was presented to the NHL in 1985-86 by the League Board of Governors to recognize the team compiling the top regular-season record. In case of a tie, the team with the most wins is awarded this annual trophy.

No franchise has won this trophy more than twice.


An annual award to the NHL club finishing the regular season with the best overall record.

The winner receives $200,000, to be split evenly between the team and its players.

Wayne Gretzky and the Edmonton Oilers were the first-ever winners of the Presidents' Trophy in 1985-86
The Edmonton Oilers were the first-ever winners of the Presidents' Trophy in 1985-86
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