Research Thread for NHL Award and All-star Voting
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07-14-2011, 03:34 PM
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I've seen reference to this before, but here is an explanation.
It explains how Kelly can have 177 of a possible 180 points.
Here's a more detailed explanation as to how things worked with Montreal having far more selectors than any other city:
Since ballots are distributed to make the voting equal in the six league cities, most of the Montreal writers and sportscasters have been limited to selections either for the all-stars or one trophy.
The writer was chosen for the Norris Trophy voting, which turns out to be the easiest of the lot.
The writer then lists his first, second, and third selections for the Norris, followed by who he would have voted for if he had votes in anything else:
-The Montreal Gazette, Jan 3, 1962
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