Patrick Marleau, Ryan O'Reilly, Martin St. Louis voted Lady Byng finalists

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Rangers right wing Martin St. Louis is a Lady Byng finalist for the 8th time in 10 years. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

S - April 20, 2014: New York Rangers right wing (Martin St. Louis 26) looks on during game two of the first round playoff game between The New York Rangers and The Philadelphia Flyers at Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, New York . The Philadelphia Flyers defeat The New York Rangers 4-2. (Cal Sport Media via AP Images)

San Jose Sharks forward Patrick MarleauColorado Avalanche forward Ryan O'Reilly and New York Rangers forwardMartin St. Louis were named the three finalists for the 2013-14 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, the NHL announced today.

The trophy is awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability."

Marleau was second on the Sharks in goals (33), was third in assists (37) and points (70) this season.

O'Reilly had a career-high 64 points, helping the Avalanche to 52 victories.

St. Louis, who has won the award three of the past four seasons, scored 30 points and 39 assists.  

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