Only the greatest, most accomplished and respected players get to walk away with a trophy at the end of the season. Some of them collect NHL Awards, too …
Your old pals at Puck Daddy have projected the winners for the 2011-12 NHL Awards, from MVP to rookie of the year to the regrettable annual honor given to the League's most gentlemanly player.
In addition, we've also predicted a few extra categories for this season: Like the first coach that gets canned and the biggest surprise team in the standings.
Read on for the predictions; stay for the frivolous justification, won't you?
The panel consists of Sean Leahy, associate editor; Harrison Mooney, associate editor; Dmitry Chesnokov, senior writer; Ryan Lambert, columnist and man about town; Darryl "Dobber" Dobbs, fantasy hockey guru and founder of DobberHockey.com; and Greg Wyshynski, editor.
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