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Posted on 06/19/2014 9:04:17 AM PDT by airborne
NEW YORK Current and former NHL stars, including members of the 2014 Stanley Cup® champion Los Angeles Kings, headline the lineup of presenters, nominees and special guests for the 2014 NHL Awards, the National Hockey League's celebration of the best of the 2013-14 season, on and off the ice. Hosted by renowned television and radio broadcaster George Stroumboulopoulos, the 2014 NHL Awards will broadcast live from the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on Tuesday, June 24 at 7:00 p.m. ET on NBCSN in the U.S. and on CBC in Canada.
Current and former NHLers P.K. Subban, Chris Pronger, Rich Peverley, Danny DeKeyser, Michael Peca and Luc Robitaille will present alongside notable hockey fans David Boreanaz ("Bones"), Cuba Gooding Jr. ("The Butler"), Retta ("Parks and Recreation"), Eric Stonestreet ("Modern Family") and David Walton ("About a Boy"). Longtime hockey fans Michael J. Fox ("Family Ties"), Susan Sarandon ("Tammy"), James Lipton ("Insider the Actor's Studio"), Kevin Connolly ("Entourage") and Whoopi Goldberg ("The View") also will be featured during the broadcast in pre-taped segments.
On the heels of winning their second Stanley Cup in three years, members of the Kings, including forwards Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar, will make a special appearance with the iconic trophy.
Also scheduled to present are NBC's Doc Emrick and Eddie Olczyk, who will announce the winner of the EA SPORTS' NHL 15 Cover Vote, with a special appearance by the hip-hop dance crew Jabbawockeez, who perform their show "PRiSM" nightly at Luxor Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
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Award nominees include Ryan Getzlaf and Bob Murray of the Anaheim Ducks; Patrice Bergeron, Zdeno Chara and Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins; Manny Malhotra of the Carolina Hurricanes; Duncan Keith and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks; Nathan MacKinnon, Ryan O'Reilly, Patrick Roy and Semyon Varlamov of the Colorado Avalanche; Mike Babcock of the Detroit Red Wings; Brown, Kopitar, Dean Lombardi and Jonathan Quick of the Kings; Marc Bergevin of the Montreal Canadiens; Shea Weber of the Nashville Predators; Jaromir Jagr of the New Jersey Devils; Dominic Moore and Martin St. Louis of the New York Rangers; Claude Giroux of the Philadelphia Flyers; Brent Burns and Patrick Marleau of the San Jose Sharks; Ben Bishop, Jon Cooper, Ondrej Palat and Tyler Johnson of the Tampa Bay Lightning;
St. Louis is the reason the Rangers got to the finals. The Rangers have been rudderless since Messier left and that is over 20 years ago.
Ted Lindsey.!! Terrible Teddy ! Still alive. Who Knew ?
Look forward to seeing him on the television
Whoopi Goldberg is a ‘notable hockey fan’ ?
Maybe I need to drink more.
I want Shea Weber to win the Norris because he has earned it for the past few years and been outvoted.
As a Ranger fan I have to take issue with your “rudderless” comment.
They missed the playoffs seven years in a row and then Jagr came in and single-handedly led them to the playoffs. He should have won the MVP.
Callahan was a great captain and led Tortorella’s hard banging Black and Blue Rangers to first place in the east two years ago and to the eastern finals. They were short a D when Sauer got hurt or would have gone to the finals.
Then there is Lundqvist who gives them a chance in every game.
I hate how far back they’ve pushed the award. I liked them before game 4 of the finals, it was part of the season and part of the celebration of the sport. Now it’s some addendum before the start of free agency marks the beginning of the next year.
Not disagreeing with how good the Rangers played. I am talking about a leader. Messier, Leetch were leaders.
You can get far with talent alone. It’s the leader that gets you over the hump.
On a different subject, you ever read Blue Seat Blogs? I actually use some of Torts systems for the team I coach.
The Ranger are obviously (unfortunately for me) better than the Islanders, who have been in “rebuild mode” for at least the passed 8 years.
Terrible Ted lived in a house on my street in Detroit in the late 1940s. The street would get so hard-packed with snow and frozen rain that we kids could skate on it. Ted would drive by as we were playing hockey. We’d whoop and holler at him and he’d smile and wave back at us but we couldn’t get him to play with us.
I’m now in Texas. I came back to NY a couple of years back and went to a Rangers vs Islanders game. 35 years later they still do the Potvin Sucks chant.
Remember the famous “Production Line”.?
Ted Lindsey, Gordie Howe, and who was the third.?
Thanks! Taping it so as not to miss it!
Ted Lindsay started the NHL tradition of picking up the Stanley Cup from the table and skating it around the rink over his head in victory after winning the final playoff game.
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Congratulations to Mike Modano for being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame.
Sidney Crosby is up for the Hart and Lindsay and won the Art Ross. Looking forward to it!
I watch the NHL awards show every year and every year it really needs a cringe-o-meter.
In 1973, I saw Alex Delvecchio score a goal, top shelf, off a faceoff draw. I couldn’t believe my 12 year old eyes.
Crosby received 128 of 137 first place votes for the Hart. He certainly deserved it. He dragged the Pens to the playoffs with the likes of Tanner Glass, Chuck Kobasew and Brian Gibbons as his wings. It was the most impressive regular season I’ve ever seen. Thank God and Greyhound Shero/Bylsma are gone.
Crosby Wins Award Hat Trick
So, who was the young lady with Sid last night? His sister?
That’s who I thought it was. I was wondering if he and that model broke up.
Looks like the Penguins made a good pick for their new head coach, Mike Johnston.
And adding Rick Tocchet to the bench seems a good idea too.
Maybe he can help bring some physicality back that left with Matt Cooke.
Todd Reirden got picked up by Washington as an assistant coach.
Maybe Matt Niskanen will follow him there.
I’m an addict. I’m watching the draft. Watching the NHL awards show is scrapping bottom so I can say this is a step up! :-)
Crap! James Neal gone to Nashville. We’d better get Forsberg as part of a return.
Nope two crap players, Hornqvist and Spaling.
Yeah we got a right wing, I’m satisfied. Olli Maata’s new roomate.
Finally drafted a forward after 4 years of taking D’s.
Not sure about the Neal trade. Clearing cap space maybe?
It doesn’t really clear much space. Spaling is a RFA and Hornqvist makes more than 4mil.
Rutherford says he’s going to sign a free agent. I wonder who the Pens could afford.
Pens will free up about $800,000.00 on the deal.
4th Round Pick - Sam Lafferty - http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospectdetail.htm?dpid=84974
5th Round Pick - Anthony Angello - http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospectdetail.htm?dpid=94335
6th Round Pick - Jaden Lindo - http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospectdetail.htm?dpid=85805
7th Round Pick - Jeff Taylor - http://www.nhl.com/ice/draftprospectdetail.htm?dpid=65756
That’s a pretty disingenuous article. The Pens didn’t trade for Hornqvist straight up. They took on $5.75 million in contracts while giving up $5 mil. The extra cap hit going toward a third/ fourth line winger. I think this replaces one of Taylor Pyatt or Tanner Glass. Guys who are (or should be) strictly bottom sixers. Pyatt was more expensive than Spaling by 50,000 and Glass was less expensive by 400,000.
I like the draft picks because they’re mostly forwards. It will be interesting to see how these guys turn out. I find the children of former NHLers generally have better training at an earlier age. That makes it harder to see if they’ve simply maxed out their talent level or are actually more talented. It’ll be fun watching them.
From what I’ve read this new guy, Hornqvist, likes to get in front of the goalie and works hard crashing the net.
If so, that’s the kind of stuff we need.
And everyone drafted is 6 feet or taller. Another good direction. Now, three months of no hockey. Bummer!
Hornqvist has below average hands, below average shot, below average skater, average in the defensive zone. He works his butt off. He is the best net guy in the league currently. His net presence is what gets him his goals, so he is invaluable in that aspect. But. The rest of his game - it isn't that good. Honestly, he held back his lines at even strength here in Nashville consistently because he isn't good with the puck in any facet, unless he is in front of the goalie. He should do really well in Pittsburgh (as he did here) because he will be able to do his job, work hard, and score dirty goals. Just don't expect much else. He will fit better as a third liner, but he will do fine on the second line. Due to the nature of his game, he would have 20 game stretches with no goals, then score 8 in 15 games. Love the guy. Hard worker. But his talent level, not even comparable to Neal.”
He seems to have been this way forever. The same evaluation of him as a young player came from a Swedish fan.
Good information. Thanks. (I think).
Hopefully playing with Crosby, Malkin and the Penguins organization will bring out the best in him.
Niskanin and Orpik to the Capitals.
Engelland, Vitale and Jokinen gone.
It’s a fire sale in Pittsburgh!
Thomas Vanek signs with Minnesota for three years.
Iginla is in Colorado and Miller is a Canuck.
So much movement today it’s crazy!
Unfortunately, Iginla seemed to score a goal a game against Minnesota when he was with Calgary. Now we see him again.
The “Hossa Effect”.