Post Tagged with: "Hart Trophy"

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Patrick Kane Frontrunner For the Hart Trophy

The Chicago Blackhawks have been a bit streaky with their play this season, struggling through some stretches and dominating others. Back in November on the Circus Trip, they won 5 of […]

by · February 18, 2015 · 0 comments · Chicago Blackhawks
New York Rangers left wing Rick Nash (Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr)

Rick Nash: The Chronicles of an MVP Candidate, Part 1

I’ve written a fair bit about Rick Nash over the past four months or so, but when you step a look from a distance at what he’s accomplishing this season, […]

by · February 4, 2015 · 0 comments · New York Rangers
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He’s Gotta Have “Hart”: Making Malkin’s Case for MVP

It is the midway point of the season and nearly every NHL media outlet has put forth their opinions on the potential season award winners. When the discussion turns to […]

by · January 15, 2015 · 0 comments · Pittsburgh Penguins
Valeri Nichushkin has been compared to Rangers forward Rick Nash. (Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports)

Rick Nash for the Hart Is a Conversation worth Having

A couple months back I wrote an article about this year’s “Resurgence of Rick Nash” following last spring’s disappointing playoffs for him individually. Now, two months later, Nash’s strong play […]

by · December 18, 2014 · 2 comments · New York Rangers
Chicago Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews - Photo Credit: Andy Martin Jr

Can Jonathan Toews Bring Home the Hart?

Jonathan Toews already has plenty of hardware and achievements to his name. Nobody in NHL history has played fewer games before becoming a captain than Toews. At just 26-years-old, he has […]

by · October 9, 2014 · 1 comment · Chicago Blackhawks
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 […]

by · October 7, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary, Washington Capitals
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 · Comments are Disabled · 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 […]

by · September 9, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Hockey History, Pittsburgh Penguins
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