Quick Hits: The “How Did That Guy Get a Vote?” Edition
No, not the guy in the picture. You’ll see.
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Examining the NHL’s top 14 buyout candidates of 2020 - Sportsnet.ca
GMs are permitted to buy out contracts of their untradables beginning Sept. 25 — with ownership’s blessing, of course. That first buyout window shuts on Oct. 8.
Here is a breakdown of 14 players who might be considered for a buyout, and the pros and cons of pulling the trigger on arguably the most uncomfortable tool at a GM’s disposal.
You’ll never guess who is on the list from Detroit
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The remaining NHL awards were announced last night. Here are the final ballots:
Vezina Trophy voting (selected by NHL GMs): pic.twitter.com/DGB00ups8m— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) September 21, 2020
Hart Trophy voting: pic.twitter.com/lx2xJDnjU0— Adam Vingan (@AdamVingan) September 21, 2020
Leon Draisaitl is your Ted Lindsay Award winner for Most Oustanding Player, as voted by the players— Elliotte Friedman (@FriedgeHNIC) September 21, 2020
Some voters really have some explaining to do.