DETROIT – A second box of Stouffer’s lasagna sits to my right, consumed, HBO is on the TV, I’m laying on a box spring because the mattress was too soft and I’m starting a blog at 12:15 a.m. local time. Still think I have a glam life?
So anyway, Gabriel Landeskog for the Calder Trophy. I’ll have a bigger story on this in Monday’s paper, but Landy would get my vote if the season ended today. Yeah, I know RNH has been hurt up in Edmonton, and Adam Henrique has had a fine year with the Devils. But Landy is the best-all around rookie. Don’t just look at the stats (many of which Landy leads), but watch him every night and you’ll see: he’s going to be a special player. He already is.
What a game he and his line of Ryan O’Reilly and Steve Downie played tonight. Eight combined points, and a total domination against whichever line Wings coach Mike Babcock tried to match them up against.
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