Swiss champion EV Zug has been nominated twice for this year's European Hockey Awards. The club is in the race for the "Club of the Year"-award and their head coach Dan Tangnes for "Coach of the Year".
Moreover, HC Davos' Andres Ambühl has been nominated for the "Career Excellence Award", which is going to be presented to the player, who has best exemplified the qualities of sportsmanship and dedication. One of his competitors for this award is Czech forward Roman Červenka of the SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers.
The voting has now started on eurohockeyclubs.com.
Club of the Year
Belfast Giants (), Oceláři Třinec (), Rögle BK (), Tappara Tampere (), and EV Zug ()
Coach of the Year
Cam Abbott (Rögle BK), Serge Aubin (Eisbären Berlin), Dan Tangnes (EV Zug), Jussi Tapola (Tappara Tampere), and Václav Varadá (Oceláři Třinec)
Career Excellence Award
Young Player of the Year
Simon Edvinsson (Frölunda HC), Šimon Nemec (HK Nitra), Aatu Räty (Jukurit), Juraj Slafkovský (TPS Turku), and Elmer Söderblom (Frölunda HC)