Post Tagged with: "NHL Awards"

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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 · 0 comments · 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) […]

Ben Lovejoy couldn't find a permanent spot in the Penguins' lineup (Icon SMI)

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 · 0 comments · Anaheim Ducks, News/Commentary
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
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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
Whatever it was, Sidney Crosby was not himself in the Pittsburgh Penguins most dire hour of need. (Icon SMI)

Handicapping the 2013 NHL Awards

One-third of the way into the shortened NHL season, there has hardly been a lack of surprise and excitement. The Chicago Blackhawks have yet to lose in regulation, the Buffalo […]

by · February 26, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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THW NHL Predictions Panel

It’s (finally) that time of year again, where hope abounds and everyone gazes into their crystal pucks in order to make their predictions about the immediate future of NHL hockey. […]

by · January 17, 2013 · 10 comments · Previews and Predictions
Chris Kreider has certainly made quite some noise over his last several games, and fantasy managers are starting to take note. (Marc DesRosiers-US PRESSWIRE)

Why the Rangers’ Chris Kreider Will Win the Calder Trophy

The last 12 months of hockey for Chris Kreider were a whirlwind. At this time one year ago, Kreider was sitting in a classroom, and preparing for his junior season […]

by · August 29, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers, Player Profiles, Previews and Predictions
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Patrice Bergeron Wins Selke; Zdeno Chara Denied Norris at NHL Awards

For the second consecutive season (and third time in four years) a member of the Boston Bruins will walk away from Las Vegas with some hardware for the trophy-case. Patrice […]

by · June 21, 2012 · 3 comments · Boston Bruins
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The NHL Awards: Won’t Someone Please Pay Attention To Us?

Party Time Like NASCAR and your local bowling league, the NHL has an award gala at the end of the season.  Gone are the scruffy beards and gap-toothed scowls. In […]

by · June 20, 2012 · 1 comment · Humor, News/Commentary
Pietrangelo and Bouwmeester were the Blues' top defensemen in the 2013 playoffs (Vincent Muzik/Icon SMI)

Pietrangelo-less Blues Lost Without Teammate

It is safe to say that the St. Louis Blues were missing something in Game 2 of their best-of-7 series with the Los Angeles Kings Monday night. The Blues were […]

by · May 2, 2012 · Comments are Disabled · Los Angeles Kings, St Louis Blues