Some of them wanna have fun... lol. And as much as I like Markov, my favorite Habs player for more than a decade... I can understand some 4th and 5th place voting on numbers alone but a 1st place vote is almost as funny.
Whoever gave Emery that 1st place Vezina vote is my hero.
How the hell did Lunqdvist finish so low in Hart?
People actually thought the Rangers were a good team.
I think their huge expectations heading into the season had something to do with it.
The actual team itself should have been judged. In reality, Lundqvist should be much higher in Hart voting, but it is what it is.
Besides Lundqvist being criminally underrated and grouped with players he was clearly more valuable than, Emery getting a 1st place vote in the Vezina category is the most mind boggling of all votes.
How does a back up goalie, who doesn't even play half the season, get a 1st place vote? He played 21 games, and was the BACK UP. What were they thinking?
Another one, as minor as it might be (and I'm a big fan of him) but how did Karlsson receive ANY vote? I don't care that it was a 5th place vote, he played 17 games. He shouldn't have been recognized by anyone for the Norris. He literally played one third of the season, and got a Norris vote. It would have been the equivalent of him played 29 games in the regular season.