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BILL MASTERTON RUMORS

Dominic Moore Wins Masterton Trophy

Tonight, Dominic Moore was named the winner of the Bill Masterton Trophy, which is awarded annually to the player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey,” at the 2014 NHL Awards in Las Vegas. Here’s his acceptance speech… Moore returned to hockey this season after taking a year off to take care of his wife Katie, who...
Via NY Rangers Blog
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wild netminder Harding nominated for NHL's Masterton Memorial Trophy

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Wild goalie Josh Harding hasn't played in a game since Dec. 31 of last year. But the resilient netminder battling multiple sclerosis is being recognized for his perseverance nonetheless. The Professional Hockey Writers' Association's Twin Cities chapter announced Tuesday night it has nominated Harding for the NHL's Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy...
Via Fox Sports North
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

SUNRISE, Fla. -- Ed Jovanovski's remarkable comeback has not gone unnoticed. The Florida chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Jovanovski for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who most exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. "Any time you are nominated for something, it's a great honor,...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Coyotes notes: Halpern nominated for Masterton Trophy

Three times, the question was asked of Coyotes forward Jeff Halpern: What will you do when your playing days are over? Three times, Halpern tried to answer. Three times, he fell back on the only answer his mind can cope with, one month short of his 38th birthday. "I've been asked for a couple years now what would be my next move. My goal is never to play badly enough where...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

2013 NHL AWARDS PREDICTIONS: Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

    History: The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy was created at the end of the 1967-68 season. It is given to the player who possess the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.     Last Year’s Winner: Max Pacioretty     2013 Nominees: Sidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins): After suffering two debilitating concussions in [...]
Via Crash The Net
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Harding one of three finalists for Masterton Trophy

ST. PAUL, Minn. Minnesota Wild goaltender Josh Harding has been named one of three finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, given annually to the NHL player "who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey." Harding, 28, has been battling with multiple sclerosis since he was diagnosed with the illness late last summer...
Via Fox Sports North
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid Nominated For Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Lost among the millions of pictures swirling the Internet this morning of Bruins fans celebrating and Leafs fans dejected is the news that the Bill Masterton Trophy nominees have been named.  From Wikipedia: The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship...
Via Days of Y'Orr
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Eklund: Erik Karlsson Playing Tonight is Phenomenal. Does He Steal the Masterton?

The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is awarded annually to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey. Winner for 2013? Well, in my opinion taking this whole season into account, the winner of this award should be YOU, the NHL fan. The devoted followers of this sport deserve it for persevering...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 25, 2013  |  Discuss

Josh Harding Minnesota’s Nominee for Masterton Trophy

From nhl.com: "The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy is an annual award under the trusteeship of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association and is given to the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey." I could write a frothy paragraph, but you know, I don't think I could add...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Ducks' Hiller up for Masterton Trophy

ANAHEIM, Calif. The Anaheim chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) announced today that goaltender Jonas Hiller has been named a nominee for the 2011-12 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The Masterton Trophy is presented annually to the NHL player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The winner will be selected...
Via Fox Sports West
March 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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