Found April 24, 2012 on HockeyBuzz:
Feel free to follow me on Twitter: @JTQ_1 - Armstrong Rewarded, Elliott Snubbed Today the NHL announced the finalists for the GM of the Year award and Masterson Trophy. They are: Doug Armstrong of the St. Louis Blues, David Poile of the Nashville Predators and Dale Tallon of the Florida Panthers have been named the finalists for the 2012 General Manager of the Year Award. Ottawa Senat...
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