Erik Karlsson Snubbed Again

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By Brandon Murphy (@2Murphy8)

The NHL Awards took place last night in a dual-presentation that featured the reveal of the Vegas Golden Knights expansion draft picks. Throughout the evening, awards were handed out to the winners and Golden Knights¬†general manager George McPhee would announce seven expansion selections between certain trophies. While most people were probably watching just to see the expansion draft, one trophy I personally wanted to see presented was the Norris Trophy, awarded to the defenseman who “demonstrates throughout the season the greatest all-around ability in the position.” Needless to say, the decision was not what most people thought it would be.

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Trade Review: Drouin vs Sergachev

 

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By Brandon Murphy (@2Murphy8)

The Montreal Canadiens have been searching for a No. 1 center for a long time and still haven’t assessed that need. That being said, they did bring in Jonathan Drouin for some much-needed scoring but gave up a valuable future asset to acquire him. Here is my breakdown of the trade.

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