BILL MASTERTON NEWS

NHL Will Begin Announcing Award Finalists April 22

The NHL will start announcing the finalists for the major end-of-the-season awards on Tuesday, April 22. The winners will be unveiled during a special ceremony in Las Vegas on June 24. The list of awards that will be presented include the Hart Trophy, Vezina Trophy, Norris Trophy, Selke Trophy, Calder Trophy and Jack Adams Award. Here’s when the finalists for each award will be...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  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
15 days ago  |  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
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Ed Jovanovski nominated for Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

The Florida chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association nominated Ed Jovanovski for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL player who most exemplifies perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.
Via FOXSports.com
19 days ago  |  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
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Karlsson Nominated for the Masterton Trophy and Sens Sign Driedger, Dzingel to ELCs

To the surprise of no one, the Ottawa chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association (PHWA) nominated Erik Karlsson as the Ottawa Senators’ nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy. The Masterton is awarded each year to the player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey.” Erik Karlsson’s story is not new nor should...
Via The 6th Sens
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings’ beat writers nominate Daniel Alfredsson for Masterton Trophy

The Macomb Daily's Chuck Pleiness reports that the Red Wings' beat writers have given Daniel Alfredsson the nod as their pick for the Masterton Trophy: Daniel Alfredsson has been named the Detroit chapter of Professional Hockey Writers’ Association candidate for this season’s Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The annual award is given to the player that best exemplifies...
Via Kukla's Korner
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Moore nominated for Masterton

In case you missed it, Dominic Moore was nominated for the Bill Masterton trophy yesterday, just hours after Chris wrote a solid piece on why the Rangers should re-sign him next year. The Masterton is awarded each year to the player “who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to ice hockey.” The nominees are selected by members of the PHWA...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominic Moore Nominated For Masterton Trophy

Dominic Moore has been selected as the New York Rangers’ nomination for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, as first reported by The Record’s Andrew Gross. The Masterton is awarded to the player who “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey,” and each team has one player nominated. Gross claims that Moore was “overwhelmingly”...
Via NY Rangers Blog
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild G Josh Harding wins NHL's Masterton Trophy

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Josh Harding wasn't sure if he would be able to continue his NHL career last summer when he was shook by the news that he was diagnosed with multiple scleroris. Harding wasn't sure of a lot of things. But he knew he wanted to keep playing hockey. He had just signed a new three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild and with the support of the organization...
Via Fox Sports North
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Wild G Josh Harding wins NHL's Masterton Trophy

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- Josh Harding wasn't sure if he would be able to continue his NHL career last summer when he was shook by the news that he was diagnosed with multiple scleroris. Harding wasn't sure of a lot of things. But he knew he wanted to keep playing hockey. He had just signed a new three-year contract with the Minnesota Wild and with the support of the organization...
Via Fox Sports North
June 14, 2013  |  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

Travis Yost: Paul MacAdams?

Make sure to follow Travis on Twitter! -- Over the next two days, the National Hockey League will announce the winners of their prestigious awards. Today's pool includes a few of the big ones, including two of specific interest to the Ottawa Senators: On Friday at 5 p.m. ET, the winners of the Bill Masterton Trophy, Frank J. Selke Trophy, King Clancy Memorial Trophy, Jack...
Via HockeyBuzz
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

NHL to announce first crop of award-winners today, second crop on Saturday

As the CBC notes, the NHL is doing things a little differently during this lockout-shortened season in terms of handing out hardware: In this lockout-shortened season, the National Hockey League first did away with the all-star game and now the one-night awards show from Las Vegas, replacing it with a pair of live television specials during the Cup final. On Friday at 5...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Staff Predictions: 2013 NHL Awards

Due to the NHL Lockout, the 2013 NHL Awards will not have a venue this year. That mean's we go a year without horrendous Tracy Morgan bits, terrible hosting and ludicrous music.  The award winners will be presented during the Stanley Cup Finals. The following is from NHL.com... At 7 p.m. on the day of Game 2 of the Final, the winners of the Hart, Calder, Norris and...
Via Fang Faction
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Adam McQuaid Candidate for Masterson Memorial Trophy

Bruins' defensemen Adam McQuaid along with Pittsburgh Penguins' center Sidney Crosby and Minnesota Wild goalie Josh Harding have been named finalists for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, awarded to "the National Hockey League player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey."Congrats to Mcquaid on a worthy candidate...
Via BruinsLife
May 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

Crosby, Harding, McQuaid up for Masterton Trophy

Penguins star Sidney Crosby, Wild goaltender Josh Harding and Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid are this season's nominees for the NHL's Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy. The award is presented to ''the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.'' Crosby returned to form this year after missing extended...
Via Fox Sports
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

Your Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Finalists

NEW YORK (May 14, 2013) -- Center Sidney Crosby of the Pittsburgh Penguins, goaltender Josh Harding of the Minnesota Wild and defenseman Adam McQuaid of the Boston Bruins are the three finalists for the 2012-13 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey,” the National...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Augello: Reimer Leafs Nominee For Masterton Trophy

Per the Maple Leafs website: The Toronto chapter of the Professional Hockey Writers Association has chosen goaltender James Reimer as its nominee for the 2013 Bill Masterton Trophy, awarded for ‘perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey’. Selected 99th overall in the 2006 draft behind 10 other goaltenders, Reimer has attained the No. 1 position with the...
Via HockeyBuzz
April 26, 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

Staal nominated for Masterton trophy; Girardi gets Good Guy Award

Per Andrew Gross, Marc Staal has been announced as the Rangers’ nominee for the Bill Masterton trophy. The Masterton is awarded to the player “who best exemplifies dedication, perseverance and sportsmanship to hockey.” Staal overcame a concussion that cost him half of last season, and has been out since March after taking a puck to the eye. Gross also noted that Dan Girardi won...
Via Blue Seat Blogs
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

Brian Elliott is the Masterton Trophy nominee for the St. Louis Blues

The professional hockey writers in St. Louis have selected Brian Elliott as the Masterton Trophy nominee from the St. Louis Blues. The Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (shortened to Masterton Trophy) is awarded to the individual that exhibits "to a high degree the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to hockey". The award is typically given to a player...
Via Frozen Notes
April 22, 2013  |  Discuss

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