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Price preseason choice to win Vezina Trophy

NHL.com panel predicts Canadiens goalie will be best in League

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

To mark the beginning of the 2017-18 regular season, NHL.com is running its first installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Vezina Trophy.

Given the amount of talent around the Eastern Conference, the Montreal Canadiens are going to need Carey Price to steal some games for them if they're going to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season.

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Hedman preseason choice for Norris

Lightning defenseman edges Karlsson of Senators for award in vote by NHL.com panel

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

Victor Hedman has been an elite defenseman in the NHL and was rewarded last season by making the League's Second All-Star Team and being named a finalist for the Norris Trophy.

Hedman finished second among defensemen in points (72), four behind Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks, and was second among all skaters with 33 power-play points behind Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (35). Hedman took a big step offensively, improving his point total by 25 from the previous season without sacrificing his defensive game and averaging a career-high 24:30 of ice time per game.

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McDavid top preseason pick to win Hart Trophy

NHL.com panel favors Oilers center for League MVP

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid has said it time and again since winning the Hart Trophy last season: "One season doesn't make a career."

Nobody in hockey thinks McDavid is going to be a one-hit wonder. The expectation instead is that McDavid, the only NHL player to put up 100 points last season, is a 20-year-old embarking on a Hockey Hall of Fame career.

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Hischier top preseason choice for Calder Trophy

Devils rookie forward edges Bruins defenseman McAvoy for award in vote by NHL.com panel

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

Nico Hischier has made a strong case for becoming a full-time NHL player with the New Jersey Devils this season after being selected No. 1 in the 2017 NHL Draft on June 23.

That shouldn't come as a shock, considering the No. 1 pick in each of the previous 10 NHL drafts has played in at least half of his team's regular-season games the following season. But there was speculation about the NHL readiness of Hischier, a center who's a native of Switzerland, because he played one season in North America, with Halifax of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League in 2016-17.

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Hitchcock top preseason choice for Jack Adams

Stars coach finishes ahead of Lightning's Cooper for award in vote by NHL.com panel

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

What's old is new again for the Dallas Stars, who are counting on the return of the only championship-winning coach in their history to get them back into the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

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John Tortorella top choice in Jack Adams race

Blue Jackets coach finishes ahead of Maple Leafs' Mike Babcock for award by NHL.com panel

by Jon Lane @JonLaneNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

To mark the end of the 2016-17 regular season, NHL.com is running its final installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Jack Adams Award.

Few, if anyone, would have predicted the success coach John Tortorella and the Columbus Blue Jackets enjoyed this season.

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Sergei Bobrovsky top pick in Vezina Trophy race

Blue Jackets goalie unanimous selection by NHL.com panel at season's end

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

To mark the end of the 2016-17 regular season, NHL.com is running its fourth installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Vezina Trophy.

The 2016-17 regular season is finished, and it was a remarkable turnaround by the Columbus Blue Jackets. 

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Auston Matthews favorite in Calder Trophy race

Maple Leafs center tops NHL.com panel vote at season's end

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

To mark the end of the 2016-17 regular season, NHL.com is running its fourth installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Calder Trophy. 

Center Auston Matthews can lay claim to the finest rookie season in the 100-year history of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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Connor McDavid surges to front of Hart Trophy race

Oilers center tops NHL.com panel vote at season's end

by Dan Rosen @drosennhl / NHL.com Senior Writer

To mark the end of the 2016-17 regular season, NHL.com is running its final installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Hart Trophy.

Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid does just about everything at a breathtaking pace. Quick hands. Quick feet. Quick release. Quick stops. Quick starts.

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Brent Burns top choice in Norris Trophy race

Sharks defenseman picked ahead of Erik Karlsson of Senators for award by NHL.com panel

by David Satriano @davidsatriano / NHL.com Staff Writer

To mark the end of the 2016-17 regular season, NHL.com is running its final installment of the Trophy Tracker series this week. Today, we look at the race for the Norris Trophy.

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