Vanek, Conacher lighting the quarter
First-quarter awards utilize a small sample size in an 82-game season, never mind this season, when it means just a dozen games.
But we refuse to beg off our tradition of handing out the hardware each quarter of the season.
Without further delay, my first-quarter NHL award winners after the opening four weeks of the season:HART TROPHY (MVP)
Normally, this is such a difficult decision among a long list of worthy recipients. But for the opening four weeks of the ...
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