Post Tagged with: "Calder Trophy"

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Calder Trophy Race 2014-15:

Well we’re just about 20% into the 2014-15 season and candidates for the Calder Trophy are beginning to show their faces. Some expected guys have fallen behind and will need […]

by · November 26, 2014 · 3 comments · Prospects, Top 10 Lists
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Will Nathan MacKinnon Be Slammed by the Sophomore Slump?

In becoming just the fifth player in modern NHL history to win the Calder Trophy at the age of 18, Nathan MacKinnon has already established himself as one of the […]

by · August 6, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Could Draisaitl Be The First To End Oilers Calder Trophy Drought?

It’s hardly a lock and the season has yet to start but one interesting question on Oiler fans minds has to be whether or not Leon Draisaitl (3rd overall 2014) […]

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Vegas Vacation: Avalanche Warning

Vegas baby, Vegas! A year ago, a disgruntled J.S. Giguere ripped his teammates’ effort level heading into the last week of the season stating that “Some guys are more worried about […]

by · April 1, 2014 · 0 comments · Colorado Avalanche
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Aleksander Barkov: Dark Horse for Calder Trophy?

Aleksander Barkov has enjoyed a great start to his NHL career in the recent months and knocked out Sean Monahan for 10th place in the rookie scoring race. In 45 […]

by · January 13, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Florida Panthers, Prospects
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Can Olli Maatta Play His way into Calder Contention?

Olli Maatta doesn’t put up huge offensive numbers.  He isn’t flashy, nor does he typically deliver the bone-jarring hits that can ignite an arena.  Where the 19-year old rookie excels, however, comes in […]

by · December 20, 2013 · 1 comment · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Valeri Nichushkin Deserves Calder Trophy Consideration

His name is Valeri Nichushkin. Drafted tenth overall in the 2013 NHL Entry Draft by the Dallas Stars, the 18-year-old rookie is starting to take the NHL by storm, and […]

by · December 14, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Dallas Stars
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No Sophomore Slump for Jonas Brodin

With the Jonas Brothers safely in the rear-view mirror of popular culture, a new Jonas Bro has recently caught the eye of many hockey fans with his potential elite-level defensive […]

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Does Rasmus Ristolainen Have Calder Memorial Trophy Potential?

After a very strong training camp, Rasmus Ristolainen has secured a spot on the Buffalo Sabres roster. Just as Mikhail Grigorenko did last season, Ristolainen will begin the following season […]

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Blue Jackets Finalize Roster, Murray and Jenner Make the NHL Team

The Blue Jackets made their final roster moves today placing 5 players on waivers and passing 3 players directly through to the minors. Two players not assigned to the minors […]

by · September 29, 2013 · 2 comments · Columbus Blue Jackets
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Morgan Rielly: Is This The Year He Makes The Cut?

On June 22nd, 2012, in front of a packed house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, the Toronto Maple Leafs selected, from Moose Jaw of the WHL, Morgan Rielly fifth overall in the […]

by · September 27, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Toronto Maple Leafs
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Why Don’t More Defensemen Win the Calder Memorial Trophy?

Since 1931-32, the Calder Award has been handed out to the NHL’s best first-year player. In 1937-38 it was immortalized in the Calder Memorial Trophy and in that time the […]

by · September 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Prospects