Monday, April 13, 2015

2014-15 Rocket Richard Trophy Winner

In what has become a familiar sight on NHL Awards night, Washinggon Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin, winning the Rocket Richard Trophy as the NHL top regular season goal scorer.  

"The Great 8" has now won 3 Richard trophies in a row and 5 overall, this season he scored 53 goals to home the Rocket again.

The only other players to win the Richard Trophy more than once are Pavel Bure with 2, Jarome Iginla with 2 and Steven Stamkos with 2.

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Jamie Benn Wins 2014-15 Art Ross Trophy

Dallas Stars' Jamie Benn became the first Stars player to win the NHL regular season scoring title by getting 4 points in the last game of the 2014-15 season against the Nashville Predators.

Benn finished the season with 87 points, 1 more than NY Islanders John Tavares and 2 more than Pittsburgh Penguins Sidney Crosby.

This is the first time in a non-lockout season since 1967-68 that the NHL scoring champion had less than 90 points.  

Stan Mikita twice won the Ross Trophy with 87 point seasons,
1964-65 and 1967-68.

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