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In spite of leading the league in wins, Pekka Rinne finished third in this year's Vezina Trophy balloting as Henrik Lundqvist was the clear cut winner. Jonathan Quick finished second.Make the jump for the full announcement from NHL Media Services....Rangers' Lundqvist Wins First Vezina TrophyAfter knocking on the door with third-place finishes from 2006 through 2008, Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers has captured his first Vezina Trophy, awarded to the "goalkeeper adjudged to be the best at his position," as selected by NHL General Managers. Prior to 1981-82, the Vezina was awarded to the goaltender(s) whose team allowed the fewest goals during the regular season, the current criterion for the William Jennings Trophy.Lundqvist was named on all 30 ballots and was the top selection on 17 for 120 points, outdistancing Jonathan Quick of the Los Angeles Kings (63) and Pekka Rinne of the Nashville Predators (42).Lundqvist was the anchor of a Rangers club that post...
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In this episode of The 303:30, presented by Brewhouse South, we get an exclusive one-on-one interview with Pekka Rinne who’s in Las Vegas for the 2012 NHL Awards. He’s a finalist in the NHL 13 cover vote and he’s a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the league’s best goaltender for the second year in a row.As always, we encourage you to follow us on Twitter and to subscribe via...
It took four stabs, but New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist has finally been crowned the best goalie in the National Hockey League by winning the 2011-12 Vezina Trophy.
At age 30, Lundqvist led his Broadway Blueshirts to a 51-24-7 record which placed them first in the Eastern Conference and second in the entire League during this past season. After 62 games played, Henrik...
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 [...]
Inside The Wynn Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday night, the National Hockey League handed out it’s 2012 awards and the Nashville Predators were well represented.Team captain Shea Weber narrowly missed out on the Norris Trophy earlier in the night and David Poile lost out on the GM of the Year. The lone bright spot for the Preds came from forward Mike Fisher...
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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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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...
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 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...
In celebration of the Predators' four nominees at the NHL Awards Show at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, the Nashville Predators will host a viewing party at the Patron Platinum Club at Bridgestone Arena tonight starting at 4:30 p.m.Make the jump for all the details...PREDS HOST 2012 NHL AWARDS VIEWING PARTY THIS WEDNESDAY IN BRIDGESTONE ARENA’S PATRÓN PLATINUM CLUB-All fans...
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...