2017 Lady Byng Nominees – Who Should Win?

And the nominees for the 2017 Lady Byng Trophy are……. Johnny Gaudreau of the Calgary Flames, Mikael Granlund of the Minnesota Wild, and Vladimir Tarasenko of the St. Louis Blues. The Lady Byng Trophy is awarded to “player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability.” All three of these finalists have never been nominated […]

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2017 Vezina Nominees – Who Should Win?

And the nominees for the 2017 James Norris Memorial Trophy are……. Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals, Sergei Bobrovsky of the Columbus Blue Jackets, and Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens. (I did a write up on Awards Predictions a little over a week ago, which included more in-depth discussion on the Vezina Trophy. You can read it here) The Vezina Trophy is awarded to the […]

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2017 Norris Nominees – Who Should Win?

And the nominees for the 2017 James Norris Memorial Trophy are……. Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators, and Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning. (I did a write up on Awards Predictions a little over a week ago, which included more in-depth discussion on the Norris Trophy. You can read it here) The James Norris Memorial Trophy is […]

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2017 Calder Nominees – Who Should Win?

And the nominees for the 2017 Calder Memorial Trophy are……. Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs, Patrik Laine of the Winnipeg Jets, and Zach Werenski of the Columbus Blue Jackets. (I did a write up on Awards Predictions a little over a week ago, which included more in-depth discussion on the Calder Trophy. You can read it here) The Calder is awarded to “the […]

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NHL Awards Predictions

Now that the 2016/2017 NHL season has come to a close, the inevitable awards discussions have started. Some of the awards have already been decided, such as the Art Ross, which went to Connor McDavid, who lead the league with 100 points, or the Maurice Richard, which went to Sidney Crosby, who lead the league […]

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