Thread: Confirmed with Link: Lundqvist named Vezina Trophy finalist
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06-02-2013, 08:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Grind Jam Grind View Post
Nah, even before the new rules, every team that missed was in the lottery. The only rule that changed is that the winner now picks first, whereas it used to be that the winner would only move up 4 spots.

Case in point, the 2011 Devils. Missed the playoffs, not the top 5 worst team, but moved up from 8th to 4th.
It has been a long weekend. Right again.

Incidentally, I still think its a crime Rask wasn't nominated. He's consolidated his good play with this postseason, even though it doesn't affect the voting, I think he'd be a strong Conn Smythe candidate should Boston win.

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