Forecast: Roy to win Jack Adams

Patrick Roy's rookie season as an NHL head coach (and executive) has been a smashing success. Bill Wippert/NHLI via Getty Images

There was no question among our panel members about who should win the Jack Adams Award: Colorado's Patrick Roy.

In his first season as an NHL coach, Roy brought his intensity as a player to the bench, from Game 1 to 82. The Avalanche responded by winning the Central Division after missing the playoffs the previous three seasons.

Awards history | Jack Adams Award

These results come from votes by our ESPN Forecast panel.

ESPN Forecast: Who should win the Jack Adams Award?

Voters ranked their top three picks, with a 5-3-1 scoring system

ESPN Forecast: Who will win the Jack Adams Award?

Voters selected one name each