Post Tagged with: "Hart Trophy"

Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Are The NHL Awards Too Diluted?

The NHL regular season is coming to a close and, naturally, that means the discussion surrounding the league’s individual player awards is starting to heat up. Who’s in for the […]

by · April 7, 2014 · 0 comments · News/Commentary
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Claude Giroux, Philadelphia’s “Hart” & Soul

It wasn’t so long ago that Claude Giroux was the butt of all golf jokes. After stumbling out of the gate due in large part to a freak accident on […]

by · April 3, 2014 · 2 comments · Philadelphia Flyers
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Evgeni Malkin Primed to Break Out

Not much has gone wrong for the Pittsburgh Penguins this year.  Sure, the club is dealing with some significant injuries but, outside of a recent three game skid, those setbacks haven’t […]

by · November 4, 2013 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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Alex Ovechkin Off to Torrid Start

(Rob Grabowski-USA TODAY Sports) If there were any doubts that Washington Capitals forward Alexander Ovechkin’s Hart-winning year in a strike-shortened season was a fluke in an otherwise declining career, the […]

Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Hart, Norris, Vezina: Predicting the 2014 NHL Award Winners

The Hart, Norris, and Vezina Trophy winners will truly earn their recognition with a full NHL season ready to begin. Some of the individuals chosen for awards after last year’s […]

by · September 27, 2013 · 0 comments · Previews and Predictions
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The Penguins’ All-Time Team

With NHL training camps only days away, hockey fans are growing giddy with anticipation.  And, why not?  Soon, a new campaign will be upon us and the fresh sheet of ice it provides […]

While talented, the Pittsburgh Penguins appear as a team prepared for the start of the Playoffs. (Kevin Hoffman-US PRESSWIRE)

A Penguin Fan’s Wish List for the 2013-’14 Season

As the excitement of the NHL Draft and buzz of the biggest free agent acquisitions disappear in the rearview mirror, the most diehard of hockey fans can only sit and wait […]

by · August 18, 2013 · 6 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
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The Crosby Effect

It was 2004.  The Pittsburgh Penguins were atrocious, yet again.  It had been three years straight of missing the playoffs and the team finished in dead last.  The once prosperous […]

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Alexander Ovechkin: Paper Hart

When the NHL awards were handed out last week, I agreed with pretty much all of the picks. Subban for the Norris, Bobrovsky for the Vezina, Toews for the Selke, […]

by · June 20, 2013 · 1 comment · News/Commentary
Can Alex Ovechkin add to your DraftStreet winnings? (Tom Szczerbowski-USA TODAY Sports)

Are the Washington Capitals’ Cup Chances Kaput?

There have been a ton of articles discussing Ovechkin’s third Hart Trophy win.  Whether he “deserves” it or whether he “does not deserve it”.  An exasperated Casey Demarco with THW […]

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Ovechkin wins Hart Trophy: How did NHL get it so wrong?

So for starters, there are plenty of you who will have an issue with the fact that I’m even challenging the prospect of Alexander Ovechkin as Hart winner. You are […]

Do the Pittsburgh Penguins have the best goalie tandem in the league? (Tom Turk/THW)

Dan Bylsma: Great Coach or Product of Talented Team?

Let’s get one thing straight, Bylsma is a genuine human being. He comes off as being family-oriented, hard-working, and looks like he truly cares for the players on his team. […]

by · May 24, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Pittsburgh Penguins