Found June 16, 2013 on Kukla's Korner:
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Many of the voters who determined the winners of the vast majority of the NHL's individual awards for the 2013 season--the Professional Hockey Writers' Association--readily admitted that their decisions were made much more difficult by the fact that a 48-game season is more of a "sprint" than an 82-game marathon (yielding players on "streaks" meriting recognition), as well as the fact that half of 'em didn't see 15 teams play on anything but television thanks to no inter-conference play... But the Toronto Sun's Steve Simmons believes that the Hart Trophy voters got their pick wrong (ditto for PK Subban!): Somehow this is almost perfect: Alexander Ovechkin, who played well for half a season, has won the Hart Trophy in what essentially was little more than half a National Hockey League season. And maybe even more perfect, his unlikely victory was botched by the NHL, first leaked, then announced in an odd manner, on the same night as G...
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