Post Tagged with: "NHL Awards"

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Vezina Voting Overlooks Flyers’ Steve Mason

After a brilliant 2014-15 season, Flyers goalie Steve Mason now knows what it’s like to have a book judged by its cover. The former Calder Trophy winner didn’t receive a […]

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What Dubnyk’s Masterton Win Means for Minnesota

Wednesday night, the Professional  Hockey Writers’ Association awarded the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy to Minnesota Wild goaltender Devan Dubnyk. The trophy is awarded for perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Devan […]

by · June 25, 2015 · 0 comments · Minnesota Wild
Recapping Jamie Benn’s Unique Art Ross Season

Recapping Jamie Benn’s Unique Art Ross Season

Benn’s Point Total the Highest of the Lowest It was a sprint to the finish for a historically low scoring Art Ross Trophy race in the 2014-15 season, which saw Dallas Stars’ captain […]

by · June 24, 2015 · 0 comments · Dallas Stars
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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, […]

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Shea Weber: The New Norris Trophy Frontrunner

The race for the Norris Trophy seemed like a foregone conclusion at the midway point of the National Hockey League season. Calgary Flames defenseman Mark Giordano was the pick to […]

by · March 4, 2015 · 0 comments · Nashville Predators
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Ron Hextall, an Early Front-Runner for GM of the Year?

While masses of hockey fans are salivating for the upcoming NHL season to commence, it’s never too early to look ahead at potential GM of the Year candidates. After all, […]

by · August 12, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
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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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Ben Lovejoy, the NHL’s Most Improved Player

I’m glad the NHL doesn’t have a ‘Most Improved Player’ award. Unlike the other ‘Big Four’ North American pro sports leagues, the NHL hasn’t followed suit with the MLB, NBA, […]

by · February 2, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Anaheim Ducks, News
Matt Moulson has turned into one of the New York Islanders' key offensive players. (Icon SMI)

Moulson to Win 2013 Lady Byng Trophy – A Statistical Proof

The Lady  Byng Trophy might not be the most impressive trophy out there, or the one NHL players would most like to put on their mantels.  The Hart Trophy goes […]

by · June 12, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Islanders, Previews and Predictions
The Maple Leafs and John Ferguson Jr. let one get away when they traded Rask to Boston. (Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports)

Tuukka Rask: Vezina Candidate?

As the 2013 NHL season winds down and awards talk ramps up, Bruins fans may be wondering if anyone on the team may be in line for some hardware. While […]

by · April 25, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Boston Bruins
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Jonas Brodin, the Calder Trophy and Everything Wrong With NHL Awards

In February reports suggested that the 2013 NHL awards aren’t likely to be held in Las Vegas. It doesn’t really matter where they are held, it can be guaranteed that […]

by · April 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Minnesota Wild