the Lester B. Pearson award (now Ted Lindsay Award) is the NHLPA choice award, so, there ya go
why fret so much over these trophies anyway, at least they don't give them to juicers like in MLB
oh, and who did the NHLPA choose to win it last, I don't remember...
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It was probably an interesting day for the Stastny family to see Paul score 2 goals against Slovakia.
only 3-1? Fucking sad.
Already miss the NHL can't wait for Olympics to be over
I am getting a kick out of the Olympic hockey. It's amazing that Rask was so easily able to shit the bed in the first game he played and then turn around and keep Finland in a game that they got outplayed.
I guess we will get to see just how important Tavares was to those Islanders now. If Okposo keeps up the scoring, good for him for proving me wrong... doubt it happens, though.
Yup, doesn't mean much since the Isles are too far out of it to make the playoffs this year.
They may be last in their division, but that's WITH him being 3rd in scoring. We can really get a grasp on how bad the Isles are without him - he's only missed 4 games in his career to this point.
This is the big issue. The NHL will 100% be using this as an argument for not going to South Korea in 2018. Losing ticket sales/revenue and getting zero compensation to promote a tournament that most North Americans won't even be awake to see? Bettman says: no thanks.
Be sad if they gave up the Olympics. A lot of European players take great pride in playing in international competitions and they account for like a third of NHL players now. Preventing NHL players from playing in the Olympics also has it's share of risks, regardless of how you look at it. It's a great promotional tool for hockey in general.
The Olympics would just be rampant with solely KHL players if the NHL decided to pull out.
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Zetterberg out 7-8 weeks after back surgery. Let's hope for no more serious injuries =x
They're gonna have a real hard time convincing them to send players for South Korea lol