As defined by the NHL, this trophy is awarded to "the coach adjudged to
have contributed the most to his team's success." Translation: Coach of
the Year.

History of the trophy: The Adams trophy was presented by the NHL
Broadcaster's Association to commemorate the late Jack Adams, former
coach and GM of the Detroit Red Wings, in 1974.
Scouts/Rockies/Devils that have won the Adams Trophy:
1994
Jacques Lemaire
Scouts/Rockies/Devils that have been voted for (with finish):
1987
Doug Carpenter
8th
1990
John Cunniff
9th
1995
Jacques Lemaire
12th
1997
Jacques Lemaire
4th
1998
Jacques Lemaire
6th
1999
Robbie Ftorek
6th
2001
Larry Robinson
4th
2003
Pat Burns
11th
2006
Lou Lamoriello
6th
2007
Claude Julien
11th
2008
Brent Sutter
9th
2009
Brent Sutter
5th
2010
Jacques Lemaire
11th
2011
Jacques Lemaire
5th
2012
Peter DeBoer
9th
2016
John Hynes
10th