Nice shirt Karlsson, you fruit. The NHL "awarded" Erik Karlsson with the Norris Trophy last night and proved to the world that the trophy, much like the people who vote on said trophy, is nothing more than a joke. Now, I know I'm probably going to get a lot of hate for that statement, but I completely stand by it. Erik Karlsson is not a Norris Trophy worthy candidate. For those who aren't aware the James Norris Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League's top "defense player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-around ability in the position".Let's repeat that shall we: Top defensive player who demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-around ability in the position. Get ready for a ton of stats all up in your face...
So lets look at the three finalists: