Bruins' Sweeney wins GM of the Year honors
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Boston Bruins executive Don Sweeney was named General Manager of the Year at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday.

Sweeney, who helped guide the Bruins to a berth in the Stanley Cup Final, earned the honor over Doug Armstrong of the St. Louis Blues and Carolina Hurricanes GM Don Waddell.

The veteran executive made a pair of key moves to reinforce the Bruins' roster on their run to the Final, adding forwards Charlie Coyle and Marcus Johansson prior to the trade deadline.

Here's a look at the final vote tally:

Boston finished the regular season second in the Eastern Conference with a 49-24-9 record.

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