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07-14-2011, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by TheDevilMadeMe View Post
Here's a more detailed explanation as to how things worked with Montreal having far more selectors than any other city:



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

http://news.google.com/newspapers?id...s+norris&hl=en
Not sure when they stopped the weighted votes, but you can see several times where players get impossible totals like 177 of 180 for Kelly in 53-54 and Mahovlich getting 89 out of 90 in 62-63, and scores like 42.5 for Sloan in 53-54, or the 99.4 to 99.2 Calder results for Douglas and Barkley in 62-63.

I recall one article mentioning a player getting a vote worth less than half a point, so his name doesn't appear in the voting results.

The article I gave said Montreal had 22 voters, and there was a time when Toronto had 20+ voters because Smythe thought Toronto was not getting a fair shake in the voting.

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