Members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association submitted ballots for the Calder Trophy at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists. The winner will be announced Wednesday, June 24, during the 2015 NHL Awards from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.
Nashville, Tenn. (February 20, 2015) – On Saturday, Feb. 28, alumni from the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings will take to the Bridgestone Arena ice for a special Alumni Game contest. Puck drop for the Alumni Game is 5 p.m. CT, following the matinee matchup between the Nashville Predators and Detroit Red Wings (2 p.m. CT, FOX Sports Tennessee, 102.5 The Game). In addition to the Alumni Game, special weekend events include a visit from the Stanley Cup (photo opportunities will be available during Saturday’s game) and alumni autograph signings.
In net for the Preds alumni squad will be Tomas Vokoun, who is making his first appearance in Nashville since his retirement from the NHL. Vokoun, who joined the Preds in the Expansion Draft of 1998, played 383 games with the team, recording 161 wins, a 2.54 goals-against average and a .913 save percentage. In addition to his appearance in Saturday’s game, Vokoun will be honored during the first period of Thursday’s game against the Minnesota Wild (7:30 p.m., NBC Sports, 102.5 The Game) and available for fan photos during both intermissions on Thursday.