Post Tagged with: "Calder Trophy"

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Which Freshman will Win NHL Rookie of the Year?

Every year in the NHL there are a group of rookies that take to the ice, and take the league and its fans completely by storm. They play with poise, […]

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Who Had the Better Rookie Year: Filip Forsberg or Alexander Radulov?

Extraordinary rookies are hard to come by. Hockey players who cannot legally drink yet are being asked to perform at the highest level night in and night out. It becomes […]

by · June 7, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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The Calder Kid

What a 2014-2015 NHL regular season we have had; from tank wars to 97 (West) & 98 (East) points needed to make the playoffs. However, one of the most impressive […]

by · May 1, 2015 · 0 comments · Florida Panthers
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Forsberg vs. Ekblad: The Calder Debate

Before the 2014-15 season began, the Calder trophy seemed as if it was Jonathan Drouin’s to lose. As 2014 ended, Drouin was no longer in the conversation and new names like […]

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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 · Comments are Disabled · 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) […]

by · July 30, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers, NHL Entry Draft
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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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 […]