Steven McDonald Extra Effort Award
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03-25-2004, 03:56 PM
Join Date: Mar 2004
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What everyone has to remember is the winner is determined by the FANS. Ortmeyer is eligible. I voted for him numerous times. While I loved the game that Barnaby brought, I believed it was time to go in a new direction. What Ortmeyer did just to get to the NHL empitomizes what the award means. It is not meant for the superstars, it is meant for the hardest working extra effort player.
Ortmeyer should win, for his blocked shots, hustle, hitting and every other aspect that this kid, who wasn't even a blip on the radars of many a scout, brought each and every night.
I have no problems with Ortmeyer or his winning the award.
But why do you assume that he "wasn't even a blip on the radars of many a scout" ?
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