Description: First awarded in 1967-68, the Clarence S. Campbell Bowl is presented annually “to the Western Conference team that advances to the Stanley Cup Final.” In 2020-21, it was given to the winner of the Montreal Canadiens-Vegas Golden Knights Stanley Cup Semifinals series.
History: The Clarence S. Campbell Bowl was presented by the NHL’s Member Clubs in 1968 for perpetual competition by the League in recognition of the services of Clarence S. Campbell, NHL President from 1946-77. From 1967-68 through 1973-74, the trophy was awarded to the regular-season champion of the West Division. Beginning in 1974-75, it was presented to the regular-season winner of the conference bearing the name of the trophy. From 1981-82 to 1992-93, the trophy was given to the playoff champion in the Campbell Conference. Since 1993-94, the trophy has been awarded to the playoff champion in the Western Conference. The trophy itself is a hallmark piece made of sterling silver that was crafted by a British silversmith in 1878.
2020-21: The Montreal Canadiens won the 2020-21 Clarence S. Campbell Bowl after defeating the Toronto Maple Leafs in the First Round (4‑3), Winnipeg Jets in the Second Round (4‑0) and Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Semifinals (4‑2).