Monday, December 29, 2014

Sunday, December 28, 2014

1981 NHL Rookie of the Year

Peter Stastny - 1981 Calder Memorial Trophy 
(NHL Rookie of the the Year)

39 Goals, 70 assists = 109 points
The first NHL rookie to reach 100 points 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

1994 Calder Trophy Winner - Martin Broduer

Martin Broduer 
New Jersey Devils
1993-94 winner of the Calder Memorial Trophy -  
NHL Rookie of the Year
2nd in the NHL Goals Against Average (2.40) 
27 wins - 11 losses - 8 ties
3 Shutouts
Led the Devils to the 2nd best record in the NHL for 1993-94
Lost in the Eastern conference finals to the NY Rangers.

NHL Top 5 Plays from 12/22/2014

Monday, December 15, 2014

1940 Vezina Trophy

David Kerr 
winner of the 1939-40 Vezina Trophy 
as the NHL's top goaltender 

He led the NY Rangers to the Stanley Cup win in 1940 after leading the NHL in most games played, most shutouts, most playoff games by a goalie, most playoff minutes by a goalie, most playoff wins, most playoff shutouts and lowest playoff goals against average.  He held the record for most playoff shutouts in a single playoff season (4) until tied by Mike Richter.

As shown above, he was the first hockey player to appear on the cover of Time magazine (March 14th 1938).

In 1940 he won the Vezina trophy with a 1.54 GAA, 8 shutouts and a 19 game unbeaten streak.  He finished the season with 27 wins and 11 losses and 10 ties with 8 shutouts.  This was to be his next to last season, he retired after the 1940-41 season.

He was an ironman, missing only one game between 1934 and 1941 and started every game for 5 straight seasons (1936-1941).

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

Monday, December 8, 2014

1962-63 Calder Memorial Trophy

Kent Douglas
Toronto Maple Leafs
1962-63 Calder Memorial Trophy
NHL Rookie of the Year

Ed Belfour 1991

Ed Belfour 
Chicago Blackhawks 
Winner of the 1991 
Vezina Trophy
Calder Memorial Trophy
 Jennings Trophy

Friday, December 5, 2014

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

The Class of Jean Beliveau

Keith Olbmermann gives a great tribute to Jean Beliveau, who died December 2nd 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014

NHL Standings (December 1st 2014)

Standings for NHL as of December 1st 

Eastern Conference - 

Atlantic Division: 
 Tampa Bay Lightning (16-6-2) 
Detroit Red Wings (14-5-5) 
Boston Bruins (14-9-1) 
Toronto Maple Leafs (12-8-3) 
Florida Panthers (9-6-6) 
Ottawa Senators (10-9-4) 
Buffalo Sabres (8-14-2) 

Metropolitan Division: 
 Pittsburgh Penguins (16-5-2) 
New York Islanders (17-7-0)
New York Rangers (11-8-4) 
Washington Capitals (10-9-4)
New Jersey Devils (9-11-4) 
Philadelphia Flyers (8-12-3) 
Carolina Hurricanes (7-13-3) 
Columbus Blue Jackets (6-15-2) 

Western Conference - 

Central Division: 
 Nashville Predators (16-5-2) 
St. Louis Blues (16-6-2) 
Chicago Blackhawks (12-9-4) 
Winnipeg Jets (12-9-4)
Minnesota Wild (13-9-1) 
Dallas Stars (9-10-5)
Colorado Avalanche (9-10-5)

Pacific Division: 
 Vancouver Canucks (16-7-1) 
Anaheim Ducks (14-6-5) 
Calgary Flames (15-8-2) 
Los Angeles Kings (12-7-5
San Jose Sharks (11-10-4)
Arizona Coyotes (9-12-3) 
Edmonton Oilers (6-14-4)