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Early Favorites For the Conn Smythe Trophy (Most Valuable Player)

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Pavel Datsyuk, Detroit Red Wings

It wasn’t a generic Pavel Datsyuk goal that got the Detroit Red Wings scoring parade started in their Game 3 victory over Tampa Bay on Tuesday night. 227 more words

1995-96 Colorado Avalanche - Joe Sakic


In May 1995, the Quebec Nordiques announced that the team had been sold and would be relocating to Denver, marking the debut of the Colorado Avalanche in the NHL during the 1995-96 season. 60 more words

Canadiens legend Jean Beliveau dies at 83

Jean Beliveau, the Hall of Fame player known as “Le Gros Bill” and one of the NHL’s all-time greats, died Tuesday. He was 83.

The Montreal Canadiens knew that Beliveau had the chance to be great. 177 more words


Goalie Giguere Retires After 16 Seasons In NHL

DENVER (AP) — The goaltender known as “Jiggy” is stepping away from the net.

Jean-Sebastien Giguere announced his retirement Thursday after 16 NHL seasons in which he won 262 games, a Conn Smythe Trophy and a Stanley Cup championship. 390 more words


LA Kings Justin Williams Emerged As Clear-Cut Choice For Conn Smythe Trophy

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LOS ANGELES — Heading into the 2014 Stanley Cup Final, Los Angeles Kings defenseman Drew Doughty and right wing Justin Williams appeared to have put some distance between themselves and a small handful of teammates who were also in the conversation for the Conn Smythe Trophy, awarded annually to the Most Valuable Player in the Stanley Cup Playoffs. 1,574 more words