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Kane, Moulson, St. Louis up for Lady Byng


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#1 rrasco

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:11 PM

Anyone find it as funny as I do Kane is up for the Lady Byng?

 

Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks, Matt Moulson of the New York Islanders and Martin St. Louis of the Tampa Bay Lightning have been named the finalists for the 2013 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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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:26 PM

Yes. That must be from the Onion.


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:26 PM

<checks calendar>

Nope, not April 1st.

 

Kane?  Really?  Is the Lady Byng now for "most gentlemanly compared to previous years"?

Maybe "most gentlemanly on the ice compared to off it"?  Or "so darn gentlemanly that a soft Euro can rip out your mouthguard and you almost don't cry"?

 

No way he wins it.


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#4 joesuffP

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:38 PM

Is this real life?

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:57 PM

I think that cab driver disagrees.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 01:58 PM

And apparently 20.11 TOI/G and only 14 penalty minutes makes you a thug... no Pasha ;(



#7 rrasco

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:40 PM

Thug Life baby

 

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:42 PM

I'm actually shocked that Dats isn't on the list


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:48 PM

Why notFilppula instead of Kane?

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 02:50 PM

Are you sure he isn't up for the "Drunken ******canoe" award? 


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:14 PM

I'm waiting for the punchline on this one...

Edited by BottleOfSmoke, 16 May 2013 - 03:15 PM.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:14 PM

Kane? Sportsmanlike? I know a certain cab driver in Buffalo who disagrees...


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Posted 16 May 2013 - 03:21 PM

I'm actually shocked that Dats isn't on the list

Even more shocking is that Lidstrom never won it. He is the epitome of what the award is for.



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 06:49 PM

Yes. That must be from the Onion.




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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:00 PM

Kane being nominated is an insult to the award and all previous winners. Hard to not take his off-ice conduct into account here.

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 08:18 PM

St. Louis has this in the bag.



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 09:21 PM

Why notFilppula instead of Kane?

Sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with high standard of playing ability......I think Mr. Filppula was missing the last piece.

 

I think the voters are simply looking at stats here and see that Kane has low penalty minutes.....but that doesn't always tell the whole story.  I was shocked when I saw his name as well.



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Posted 16 May 2013 - 09:36 PM

Kane being nominated is an insult to the award and all previous winners.


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#19 MabusIncarnate

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Posted 16 May 2013 - 10:15 PM

I had to take a double take after seeing Kane, I was confident it was going to say "Evander" before that name. 


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Posted 17 May 2013 - 12:27 AM

What? 20c Kane for Lady Byng? wtf...







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