The fantastic 20-year old center for the Edmonton Oiler was awarded the Hart Trophy Wednesday night, being crowned the MVP of the National Hockey League for just the first time in his young National Hockey League career.
McDavid scored 30 goals and tallied 100 total points for the EdmontonOilers in the 2016-2017 season, leading the team in an impressive postseason run that ended in a second-round loss to the Anaheim Ducks.
Following the franchise's yearly tradition, EA also officially announced the upcoming game's cover star, Edmonton Oilers captain Connor McDavid.
Blue Jackets captain Nick Foligno was awarded the King Clancy Memorial Trophy and the Mark Messier Leadership Award, making him the first National Hockey League player to win both awards in the same year. The only other Oiler to be named league MVP is Wayne Gretzky, who won the award eight consecutive times between 1980 and 1987. The former No. 1 pick beat out fellow finalists Sergei Bobrovsky of Columbus and Pittsburghs Sidney Crosby.
Bergeron also won the Selke in 2012, 2014 and 2015.
Matthews is the first Leaf to win the Calder since Brit Selby in 1965-66.
Calgary's Johnny Gaudreau won the Lady Byng Trophy for sportsmanship. The new National Hockey League franchise, the Las Vegas Golden Knights, also publicly conducted its Expansion Draft.
McDavid also won the Ted Lindsay Award, given to the leagues most outstanding performer in a vote of his fellow players. Bobrovsky, the first Russian to win the award twice, and Tortorella played major roles in the Blue Jackets revival for the best season in franchise history. Anderson left the Senators during the season to support his wife, Nicholle, in her fight against throat cancer, but returned to become Ottawas career victories leader.
There weren't very many shockers as far as the awards went but several players got to add some hardware to their trophy cases following an impressive season.
Additional features include the new Expansion Draft coming to Franchise Mode, Hockey Ultimate Team Solo Challenges, and a new Hockey Training Camp created to ensure players have immediate success on the ice, and much more.
Crosby was a plus-17 in even-strength situations this past season, his second-lowest mark in the last five, and he had just (just) five game-winning goals, four less than previous year.
Norris Trophy (best defenseman):Brent Burns. Marc-Andre Fleury appeared on the stage at T-Mobile Arena in a Golden Knights jersey after the expansion franchise picked him from Pittsburgh. Burns beat out Ottawa's Erik Karlsson and Tampa Bay's Victor Hedman. The 40-year-old is likely weighing whether Cleveland is a good spot for him to begin a new career, given the team's recent upheaval and that superstar LeBron James will be eligible for free agency after next season.
We found it a bit odd that NHL 18 wasn't present at this year's EA Play event, but Electronic Arts was promising a big reveal for its latest hockey game this evening...and it didn't disappoint.
The memo reportedly featured elaborate details that Mr Putin had given to ensure Hillary Clinton of the Democrats was defeated. Trump, who has repeatedly declined to say definitively that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign.
But the Indian was no pushover and played the catch-up game quite well, coming up with a couple of brilliant smashes of his own. This was the third straight Super Series final win for Srikanth who had only last week secured the Indonesian Open.
This is similar to deals struck with the Spanish taxman by fellow Argentinians Javier Mascherano and Lionel Messi previous year . The Portuguese global is now in Russian Federation competing for the European champions in the Confederations Cup .
Both nations have four points, with group leaders Chile facing Australia on Sunday while Germany meet Cameroon at the same time . He said: "I don't think it will be Argentina [who finishes fifth] now they have the coach they have [Jorge Sampaoli].
Turns out, she'll have a key role in helping Cade and his Autobots defend the earth from a potentially devastating attack. If you liked the previous Transformers movies, TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT will fulfill your expectations.
The practice is a hobby that could be used should other means of communication be impacted during a disaster. There are now over 700,000 Amateur Radio licensees in the USA , and more than 2.5 million around the world.
The Shiv Sena had earlier said it may choose an "independent" path in the election to the highest constitutional office. The BJP on Monday named Dalit leader and Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA's presidential candidate.
The Swedish foreign ministry provided no details about McGown's fate. "No single case concerned me more as foreign minister". The professional motorcyclist was kidnapped along with two others by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQIM) group in 2011.
India crushed out of the Hockey World League semi-final losing to Malaysia 2-3 in the second quarter-final today. Lola sealed the first victory for Spain in the tournament by converting a penalty corner five minutes later.
Trump Under Investigation for Obstruction of Justice
Last week, Comey testified in a Senate hearing that he believed he was sacked "because of the Russian Federation investigation". Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser, and when that did not work, firing Comey with a false pretextual explanation.
Teen who fell from Six Flags ride remains hospitalized
The ride operator apparently stopped the attraction while bystanders gathered below to catch the girl if she fell to the ground. He estimated the girl had been dangling for at least 90 seconds and possibly even a few minutes.
Boeing, Ryanair finalize order for 10 additional 737 MAXs
SpiceJet who is India's fourth largest airline signs a deal to buy 40 Boeing 737 Max 10 jets at the cost of ₹30,298 crores. Lion Mentari Airlines PT of Indonesia and United Airlines are also expected to make orders during the Paris Air Show.
Portugal weighs resting Ronaldo for New Zealand game
Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday, June 24, 20. I'd rather watch a goalless game than one with a goal scored from a free kick or a corner", Smertin said.
Sears at Great Lakes Mall to close
The 20 closings bring the company's total so far this year to 236, or roughly 17% of the stores it had in January. The Sears logo is seen on the side of a store March 24, 2005 in San Bruno, California.
So far, Trump effect has led only to GOP victories
The loss also renewed the focus on Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi , who was demonized by the GOP side in the Georgia race. Nancy Pelosi as House minority leader if they are going to win future elections, a Democratic lawmaker said Thursday.
Family of man killed by ex-Milwaukee cop files suit
Heaggan-Brown had previously said he believed Smith "was reaching for his waist so he discharged his weapon a second time". According to Fox6, jurors also had the option to pick from two lesser charges instead of first-degree reckless homicide.
Diverse crowd at vigil for slain Muslim teen
"You can't just say, 'Oh, he didn't say anything against Islam, so no hate crime , '" said CAIR Spokesman Ibrahim Hooper. Fairfax County's prosecutor said they are investigating to see whether they will charge Torres with anything else.
Samsung to launch Galaxy Tab S3 Android tablet in India today
The original report from the Korean publication Naver indicates the Galaxy Note 8 will likely also be unveiled at a NY event. The features that adds splendour to this tablet is its HDR video playback capabilities, which makes the scene come alive.
Newcomer Genesis gets top JD Power quality honors
Mini was the most improved brand in the survey, with owners reporting 94 problems per vehicle, down from 127 problems in 2016. The survey ranks auto brands by the reported number of flaws per 100 owners in the first 90 days of buying a new vehicle.