NHL.com announces Calder Trophy Finalists
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05-08-2013, 11:18 AM
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For the millionth time: there is no such thing as a nomination. Every player that meets the eligibility criteria for an award is eligible to receive votes on the 10-7-5-3-1 ballot the PHWA currently uses. Once the points are tallied, the NHL reveals the "finalists", who are really just the top 3 voting-points earners, as a way of creating fake suspense for their Oscar-ripoff awards show. And considering they aren't even doing that this year, it makes little sense as to why they they didn't just name the winners and release the results.
It's annoying. I have no idea when they are releasing the other awards or when they are releasing the name of the winner.
I looked on their website, I googled it and I'm still having trouble finding this information.
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