Post Tagged with: "Erik Karlsson"

Erik Karlsson [photo: Amy Irvin]

Karlsson in Elite Company, Best Since Leetch

This year’s Norris Trophy race was compelling and hotly contested. Fan bases from Los Angeles, Nashville, Montreal and Ottawa passionately promoted their hometown favorite. Injuries sidelined some other good candidates. The debate […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
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Top 10 Swedes in The NHL Today

Sweden is one of the best hockey countries in the world. The Swedes are hockey players with a ton of skill and talent. This past winter Olympics, the Swedes made […]

Carey Price was the big winner Wednesday night (Jean-Yves Ahern-USA TODAY Sports)

2015 THW Year-End Awards

Welcome to the fourth installment of the annual Year-End Awards here at The Hockey Writers. At the conclusion of every National Hockey League season, we ask all active writers to […]

by · June 5, 2015 · 0 comments · News
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Why Erik Karlsson Should Win the Norris

Erik Karlsson was the best defenceman in the NHL this season, or more specifically the best defenceman to complete the season (Sorry Mark Giordano). Karlsson’s 66 points lead all defencemen, […]

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Norris Trophy Faceoff: P.K. vs E.K.

Even as the Montreal Canadiens move on from the series against the Ottawa Senators. The battle of “E.K. vs P.K.” continues and with the NHL Award show set for June 24th, […]


Can the Kings’ Drew Doughty Win the Norris Trophy?

What’s the point of competing for a trophy if everyone gets a trophy? — Glenn Beck This past Monday, the NHL announced the names of the three Norris finalists for […]

by · April 30, 2015 · 0 comments · Los Angeles Kings, News
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Time for Chris Phillips and Senators to Part Ways

When Daniel Alfredsson was 37-years-old, he lead the Ottawa Senators in scoring with 71 points, despite only playing 70 games that year. Nothing less was expected of Ottawa’s longest serving […]

by · April 29, 2015 · 0 comments · Ottawa Senators
PK Subban (Photo: Andy Martin Jr)

Don’t Count on Subban Winning Norris

While Montreal Canadiens defenseman P.K. Subban deserves every bit of his nomination for the James Norris Memorial Trophy as the league’s best defenseman, the smart money is on Ottawa Senators […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Montreal Canadiens
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Hockey News: Capitals Win Game 7; Hitchcock Singing the Blues

If you’re the St. Louis Blues, what do you do? Since returning to the playoffs in the 2011-12 season, the Blues have won a total of one playoff series, despite […]

by · April 28, 2015 · 0 comments · Elsewhere on the Web
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Roman Josi Not A Norris Finalist: Are You Kidding Me?

The NHL Awards are extremely controversial. In nearly every award, depending on which market you live in, there is almost always a player left out as a finalist. Nashville Predators […]

by · April 27, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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The Cinderella Sens Come to an End

It’s Over. It’s All Over. I was really hoping my first post as an Ottawa Senators THW member would’ve been on a brighter note but this could be just as interesting. […]

Jean-Gabriel Pageau (Marc DesRosiers-USA TODAY Sports)

Senators Vs Canadiens – The 5 Most Important Storylines

As the Ottawa Senators and Montreal Canadiens prepare to kickoff the first round of the playoffs tonight, here is a look at some of the most important storylines to monitor.   […]