Like there was ever a doubt! Matthews led all rookies with 40 goals and was second in points with 69 (nice). Matthews also set/met a few Leaf milestones during his rookie year. 211 more words
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With the NHL Awards just over a month away, the talk of who will win the Calder Trophy is present amongst hockey fans. The finalists for the trophy were no surprise this year, especially with rookies like Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine and Zach Werenski shining the moment they stepped out for their first NHL game. 339 more words
WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Jets forward Patrik Laine has been nominated for the NHL’s Calder Trophy following a remarkable rookie season.
The 19-year-old is up against Auston Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Columbus Blue Jackets defenceman Zach Werenski for the rookie of the year award. 125 more words
The Toronto effect: Does playing for the Maple Leafs help or hurt Auston Matthews' Calder Trophy candidacy?
TORONTO — The question did not make mention of Auston Matthews, Patrik Laine or the whole Calder Trophy debate. There was nothing said about whether playing in Toronto, rather than Winnipeg, helped or hurt a player’s popularity. 1,133 more words
With a little under 30 games left to play in the regular season, a lot of fans already have their locks for the Calder trophy. In all fairness to Zach Werenski, Mitch Marner, Matthew Tkachuk, William Nylander, Matt Murray and Sebastian Aho; there is no doubt that either Patrik Laine or Auston Matthews will be awarded this trophy. 707 more words
NHL rookie classes like this one don’t come around very often.
Winnipeg Jets rookie Patrik Laine is the NHL’s first star of the week after an eight-point performance. 999 more words