The NHL has reached the quarter mark of its 2016-17 season. There have been good surprises (the weird Eastern Conference playoff seedings) and bad surprises (Andrew Ladd comes to mind).
There have also been several players putting their names in contention for NHL Awards. Here’s how we see the fields early on for the major awards – a combination of worthiness and whom we think will win.
1 – Carey Price, Montreal Canadiens
2 – Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
3 – Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
4 – Nikita Kucherov, Tampa Bay Lightning
5 – Vladimir Tarasenko, St. Louis Blues
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