GM of the Year Trophy - Awarded to the GM Judged to Have Contributed Most to the Success of His Team & the League

1994 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)
1993 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)
1992 Shane Matheson (Washington Capitals)
1991 Brandon Clark (Toronto Maple Leafs)
1990 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)
1989 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)
1988 Andy Leblond (Quebec Nordiques)
1987 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)
1986 Mike Panunto (Vancouver Canucks)
1985 Simon Hoggett (Calgary Flames)
1984 Mike Smith (Colorado Rockies)