Vigneault won the award in 2007 and was a finalist in 2000 with Montreal and in 2011 with Vancouver.
A win would put Vigneault in the same category as Jacques Demers, Pat Quinn, Pat Burns, Scotty Bowman and Jacques Lemaire as coaches who have won the award more than once.
The Hockey News has the Rangers finishing in second place in the Metropolitan Division.
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ESPN ranked Vigneault the 11th best coach in the NHL.