NHL MVP and scoring champion Evgeni Malkin and Penguins captain Sidney Crosby have been nominated for awards at the 20th annual ESPYS, which take place Wednesday, July 11th at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles.

Malkin is nominated for Best NHL Player (Claude Giroux, Philadelphia; Henrik Lundqvist, NY Rangers; Jonathan Quick, Los Angeles; Steven Stamkos, Tampa Bay).

Crosby is nominated for Best Comeback (Johan Santana, NY Mets; tennis star Maria Sharapova; Matthew Stafford, Detroit Lions).