NHL Awards Ceremony 2015: Date, Start Time, Candidates and Predictions

June 23rd, 2015 by Steve Silverman Leave a reply »

The NHL's biggest piece of hardware was handed out last week at the United Center when the Chicago Blackhawks earned their third Stanley Cup in the last six years.

However, there are still plenty of accolades to go around as the NHL's luminaries and biggest stars head to the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas for its 2015 awards show Wednesday night, June 24.

The event will be broadcast on NBCSN in the U.S. and Sportsnet in Canada at 7 p.m. ET.

In this piece, we look at the most prestigious awards, the finalists and make a prediction on who will win each trophy


Hart Trophy

The NHL's race for its Most Valuable Player is a three-way affair between Alex Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals, Carey Price of the Montreal Canadiens and John Tavares of the New York Islanders.

Ovechkin had another banner goal-scoring year as he led the league with 53 goals. It marked the sixth time in his career that Ovechkin has topped the 50-goal mark. Ovechkin is a three-time Hart Trophy winner, and this is his fifth time as a finalist.

Price enjoyed a sensatio ...

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