Early Look At Calder Trophy Race

Early Look At Calder Trophy Race

Over a quarter the way through this season, let’s take a look at where the race for the Calder Trophy for the Rookie of the Year stands.

5. Brett Howden (NYR):

The 27th overall pick has played 25 games so far this season, and has recorded 4 goals, and 9 assists.

Howden also has been impressive in face-offs with a win percentage of 50.7%.

4. Rasmus Dahlin (BUF):

The first overall pick in this year’s draft has had a solid rookie season so far.

In 26 games played Dahlin has 2 goals, and 12 assists.

Also averaging 19:27 to on the ice per game, Dahlin has recorded a +8 plus-minus.

3. Brady Tkachuk (OTT):

Drafted fourth overall in the 2018 draft, Brady Tkachuk has done a good job of making a name for himself in his first season.

In just 15 games played due to a knee injury earlier in the season, Tkachuk has recorded 9 goals, and 7 assists.

Tkachuk also has 17 penalty minutes in those games played.

2. Colin White (OTT):

Center Colin White has played 25 games this season, and has a face-off win percentage of 50.4%.

White also has 16 points to add to it in his 7 goals, and 9 assists.

1. Elias Pettersson (VAN):

Drafted fifth overall, Pettersson has played 22 games this season, and leads the rookies in points with 13 goals, and 9 assists.

Pettersson’s ability to score goals for the Canucks has led Vancouver to a stronger start than expected.

The Rookie also has a face-off win percentage of 40.9%.

There is still plenty of time for things to change, however at the moment this is where the race for the Calder Trophy stands.

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Featured: http://www.thehockeynews.com

Elias Pettersson: http://www.cbc.ca

Elias Pettersson: http://www.terracestandard.com

Brady Tkachuk: http://www.tsn.com

Colin White: http://www.fantasycpr.com

Rasmus Dahlin: http://www.buffalonews.com

Brett Howden: http://www.NHL.com

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