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Hart (Henrik Lundqvist/Evgeni Malkin/Steven Stamkos)
Who should win: Evgeni Malkin
This is a bit of a tough call. Both Malkin and Stamkos make a great case as to why they should win the Hart. Stamkos hit the 60 goal mark this season while Malkin hit the 50 goal mark and was the only player to crack the 100 point mark, which is why he will win it tonight. If that’s not enough, Malkin is the big reason Pittsburgh was able to make the playoffs without Crosby in the lineup for most of the season. The Lightning took a big step back despite the huge performance from Stamkos.
Vezina (Lundqvist/Pekka Rinne/Jonathan Quick)
Who should Win: Quick
Lundqvist has A LOT of help in front of him. The Rangers play a game where sacrificing the body is a must so the Ranger defense keeps a lot of pucks from getting through to Henrik. Jonathon Quick was the backbone for the Kings and the main reason a team unable to score goals throughout much of the regular season scratched and clawed their way i...
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Evgeni Malkin arrived in Vegas knowing that he would absolutely be taking home the Art Ross Trophy for the most points scored in a season. But Malkin walked away with two more trophies. He also won the Ted Lindsay award which is the trophy for an outstanding player voted on by his peers and he won the big one the Hart Trophy which is the league MVP. This is Malkin’s first...
Pittsburgh Penguins center Evgeni Malkin has won the Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player.
The Russian superstar and NHL scoring champion won the Hart for the first time Wednesday night at the NHL Awards ceremony at the Wynn Las Vegas casino.
Malkin beat out Tampa Bay Lightning forward Steven Stamkos and New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who won the Vezina...
MSG TO HONOR HENRIK LUNDQVIST WITH SPECIAL PROGRAMMING LINEUP SUNDAY NIGHT Two Hours Featuring the 2011-12 Vezina Trophy Winner Starting Sunday at 8:00 p.m. New York, NY (June 21, 2012) – MSG will congratulate and honor New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist who last night received the 2011-12 Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL’s [...]
Henrik Lundqvist— the New York Rangers stylish puck-stopper— had an F-Bomb get by the censors at NBC as he accepted the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender at the league's annual awards ceremony Wednesday night.
After Lunqvist nervously let the four-letter word slip out, the crowd at the Wynn Las Vegas resort simply laughed with the Swedish puck-stopper as he apologized...
Henrick Lundqvist was awarded the Vezina Trophy as the NHL’s top goaltender at Wednesday’s NHL Awards show. Lundqvist began the usual spiel of thanking his team and the organization when he stops to think and drops an f-bomb under his breath.
The NBC Sports censors tried mightily to catch the f-bomb, but they were a couple of seconds too late.
First, it was Dustin Brown dropping...
It has been a long time coming but New York Rangers’ goaltender Henrik Lundqvist finally won the Vezina Trophy as the league’s top netminder in the regular season.
Lundqvist had also been nominated for the award back in 2006, 2007 and 2008 but never came home with the prize. It is the Rangers’ first Vezina Trophy winner since John Vanbiesbrouck won it back in 1986.
NY Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who went 39-18-5 with five shutouts and a 1.97 gaa, won the Vezina Trophy. Henrik thanked owner James Dolan and, ****, don't worry: That never makes it on the...
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There's no justifiable argument against Evgeni Malkin winning the Hart Memorial Trophy. During a Pittsburgh Penguins season beset by injuries up and down their lineup and with character role players forming much of the team's depth, Malkin alleviated much of the pressure on others to perform in Crosby's absence by shaking off injuries of his own to appear in 75 games...
As you all know, the National Hockey League will be holding their annual awards ceremony tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada to officially wrap up the 2011-12 season, which obviously concluded last week with the Los Angeles Kings winning the Stanley Cup. Among the long list of nominees for awards tonight are Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, head coach John Tortorella and captain Ryan...
The L.A. Kings may have been crowned Stanley Cup Champions last week but Wednesday night will reveal the NHL's most valuable player in a highly anticipated battle between three of the league's best.
Evegeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins is up against New York Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist and Tampa Bay Lightning center Steven Stamkos.
Malkin carried the Penguins to...
The season is over, and the Stanley Cup has been awarded. But the NHL still has some hardware to hand out. In just a few days the NHL will hand out the Calder, Hart, Norris, Vezina and Jack Adams Trophy at the NHL Awards Show in Las Vegas, Nevada.The league’s best players will invade Sin City, and will wait for the crowning of the NHL’s best rookie, head coach, defenseman,...
From the NHL:
NHL ANNOUNCES 2011-12 ALL-STAR TEAMS
LAS VEGAS (June 20, 2012)—Center Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and defenseman Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators have been voted to the First All-Star Team for the third and second time, respectively, as the National Hockey League today released voting results for its postseason All-Star Teams. Malkin received First...
Not more really needs to be said other than it is long overdue. Here is the Ranger press release.:
HENRIK LUNDQVIST CAPTURES VEZINA TROPHY
Named to the NHL First All-Star Team; Marian Gaborik Selected to the NHL Second All-Star Team
LAS VEGAS, June 20, 2012 – New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has been named the 2011-12 Vezina Trophy...
The hockey season may be over, but it's still a busy week for the NHL. The NHL Awards Show will take place in Las Vegas on Wednesday night, and then it'll be back to the drawing board for general managers across the league, as the NHL draft is set for Friday and Saturday in Pittsburgh. That means it's a perfect opportunity to look back on the season that was, while also...
NY Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist took home a award handed out by the NHL in Las Vegas. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
They saved the best for last at the 2012 NHL Awards in Las Vegas on Wednesday June 20. The best award for last, and the “best” presenter for last.
Vince Vaughn presented the winner of the Hart Trophy, which was one of the three awards Pittsburgh Penguins...