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Ducks News: Teemu Forever

I used to call him " T-Moo Salami" as a kid. My mom says it was "really cute, but also confusing."#167826681 / gettyimages.comThe "most iconic player" in Ducks history, Teemu Selanne, will have his #8 retired and raised to the rafters on Sunday, January 11th at 6PM Pacific. As you might've guessed, the Winnipeg Jets will be in town for the special...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Another Masterton Mistake

The problem with the Masterton Trophy is nobody knows exactly what it is for.  Bill Masterton died in an NHL game in 1968 so the NHL decided to have a trophy in his honor.  They decided that perseverance, dedication and sportsmanship was a good list of qualities to look for in an award recipient.  That hasn't held true in practice.  The easiest of those qualities to quantify...
Via Kukla's Korner
June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

2014 NHL Awards Results: Complete List of Winners

Ethan Miller-Getty Images My predictions of the Hart, Norris, Vezina, Jack Adams, Calder and Selke winners were perfect this year! 2014 NHL Award Winners AwardWinner Hart Memorial TrophySidney Crosby (Pittsburgh Penguins) James Norris Memorial TrophyDuncan Keith (Chicago Blackhawks) Vezina TrophyTuukka Rask (Boston Bruins) Jack Adams AwardPatrick Roy (Colorado Avalanche) Bill Masterton
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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

2013-2014 NHL Awards

NHL- Tonight the 2013-2014 NHL Awards were hosted in Las Vegas. Here are a list of this year’s winners: Each year the player voted to be the most outstanding player in the NHL is awarded the Ted Lindsay Trophy. This year’s clear choice was Pittsburgh Penguins‘ Sidney Crosby. Boston Bruins’ Patrice Bergeron is known for his defensive role as a forward and was awarded the 2013...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominic Moore wins the Masterton

In what should be no surprise, forward Dominic Moore was the winner of the Bill Masterton trophy. The Masterton is awarded to “the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey.” Moore took a year off from the game following the death of his wife, and returned to help the […]
Via Blue Seat Blogs
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dominic Moore: Masterton Finalist

It's been a hard few years for Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers and besides a deep run for the Stanley Cup, a special someone is smiling down on Dominic as he rounds out his season. The finalists were named for the Bill Masterton Memorial trophy awarded to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. Moore finds...
Via Puckrant.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jagr, Malhotra and Moore named Masterton finalists

Jaromir Jagr of the New Jersey Devils, Manny Malhotra of the Carolina Hurricanes and Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded "to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey," the National Hockey League announced today. A $2,500...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Your Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy Finalists

NEW YORK (April 30, 2014) -- Jaromir Jagr of the New Jersey Devils, Manny Malhotra of the Carolina Hurricanes and Dominic Moore of the New York Rangers are the three finalists for the 2013-14 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey,” the National Hockey League announced...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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
April 21, 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

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
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

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
April 02, 2014  |  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
March 31, 2014  |  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
March 31, 2014  |  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
March 30, 2014  |  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

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
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