The actual midpoint of the 2016-17 NHL season passed recently, even as a handful of team have yet to play 41 games yet. That means we have a pretty large sample size to handicap some NHL Awards, and a fairly good idea on which players and teams surprised us so far, and which ones disappointed us.
Here’s how your friends at Puck Daddy saw the first half of the season:
GREG WYSHYNSKI, Editor
1 – Connor McDavid, Edmonton Oilers
2 – Sidney Crosby, Pittsburgh Penguins
3 – Jeff Carter, Los Angeles Kings
At one point recently, the Penguins had Crosby leading the NHL in goals and Evgeni MalkinRead More »from NHL Midseason Awards: Puck Daddy on best players, biggest disappointments