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Tragedies loom large at 2018 NHL Awards show

The NHL is taking a new approach at its awards show, honoring victims of tragedies from this past year in and around the hockey community.

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Biggest NHL awards snubs, awards we'd like to see, more

Was Connor McDavid or John Gibson the bigger snub? Why isn't there a breakout-player award? We hit the big topics ahead of Wednesday's show.

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Final 2018 NHL mock draft

Ahead of Friday's NHL draft in Dallas, Chris Peters makes his final mock draft picks of the season.

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2018 NHL draft board: Top 20

There's skill galore in the top 20 on this year's NHL draft board. Chris Peters explores the top names available.

NHL draft prospect risers and fallers

Following the past season and the NHL scouting combine, who is climbing -- or dropping -- on draft boards?

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U.S. Olympic champion skier Lindsey Vonn taking photos of her boyfriend Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban at the NHL Awards.

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Islanders

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The voting for the Calder Trophy for rookie of the year, won by Mathew Barzal of the Islanders over Brock Boeser and Clayton Keller.

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Nashville Predators defenseman P.K. Subban is the NHL 19 cover athlete.

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The voting for the Norris Trophy for best defenseman, won by Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning over Drew Doughty and P.K. Subban.

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Golden Knights

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Vegas Golden Knights center William Karlsson wins the Lady Byng Memorial Trophy, awarded "to the player adjudged to have exhibited the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability."

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Gary Bettman is getting interviewed on the red carpet at the NHL Awards by his 11-year-old grandson, Matthew.

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The party can start. Terry Fator is here.

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The Stanley Cup eluding George McPhee once again. This time on the NHL Awards red carpet.

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Deryk Engelland showing off the Vegas Golden Knights lining of his jacket.

Arash Markazi, ESPN Senior Writer1h ago

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Pekka Rinne or James Bond?

Arash Markazi, ESPN Senior Writer2h ago

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The hometown Vegas Golden Knights are walking the red carpet at the NHL Awards.

Arash Markazi, ESPN Senior Writer2h ago

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Las Vegas first responders are about to walk the red carpet at the NHL Awards.

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Gary Bettman's 11-year-old grandson, Matthew, is interviewing Jim Belushi on the red carpet at the NHL Awards.

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Bark-Andre Furry is waking the red carpet at the NHL Awards.

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The Stanley Cup is chilling alone in the corner of the NHL Awards red carpet area. How far would someone get if they picked it up?

Arash Markazi, ESPN Senior Writer3h ago

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Paul Bissonnette met with 10 of the surviving members of the Humboldt Broncos, who were reunited for the first time in Las Vegas at the NHL Awards.

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