Handing Out The 2010 NHL Awards, As Voted On By SB Nation Hockey Bloggers

Writers at SB Nation's 30-plus hockey blogs have weighed in with nominees from each team for the 2010 NHL Awards. Who should head home with the hardware?

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2010 Calder Trophy Nominees, As Selected By SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers

SB Nation's hockey bloggers have each nominated one player from their team who they believe deserves the 2010 Calder Trophy, awarded to the league's best rookie. Check out the nominees below, agree or disagree in the comments, or head over to each site, where many of the bloggers have been stating their cases.

 Team  Calder Trophy  Blog
 Anaheim Ducks  Matt Beleskey  Anaheim Calling
 Atlanta Thrashers  Evander Kane  Bird Watchers Anonymous
 Boston Bruins  Tuukka Rask  Stanley Cup of Chowder
 Buffalo Sabres  Tyler Myers  Die By The Blade
 Calgary Flames  Mikael Backlund  Matchsticks and Gasoline
 Carolina Hurricanes  Brett Carson  Canes Country
 Chicago Blackhawks  Antti Niemi  Second City Hockey
 Colorado Avalanche  Matt Duchene  Mile High Hockey
 Columbus Blue Jackets  abstain  The Cannon
 Dallas Stars  Jamie Benn  Defending Big D
 Detroit Red Wings  Jimmy Howard  Winging It In Motown
 Edmonton Oilers  Jeff Deslauriers  The Copper & Blue
 Florida Panthers  Dmitri Kulikov  Litter Box Cats
 Los Angeles Kings  Scott Parse  Jewels From The Crown
 Minnesota Wild  abstain  Hockey Wilderness
 Montreal Canadiens  Tom Pyatt  Habs Eyes On The Prize
 Nashville Predators  Cody Franson  On the Forecheck
 New Jersey Devils  Mark Fraser  In Lou We Trust
 New York Islanders  John Tavares  Lighthouse Hockey
 New York Rangers  Artem Anisimov  Blueshirt Banter
 Ottawa Senators  Erik Karlsson  Silver Seven
 Philadelphia Flyers  James van Riemsdyk  Broad Street Hockey
 Phoenix Coyotes  abstain  Five For Howling
 Pittsburgh Penguins  Alex Goligoski  Pensburgh
 San Jose Sharks  Logan Couture  Fear The Fin
 St. Louis Blues  abstain  St. Louis Game Time
 Tampa Bay Lightning  Victor Hedman  Raw Charge
 Toronto Maple Leafs  Tyler Bozak  Pension Plan Puppets
 Vancouver Canucks  Michael Grabner  Nucks Misconduct
 Washington Capitals  John Carlson  Japers' Rink
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2010 Norris Trophy Nominees, As Voted On By SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers

SB Nation's hockey bloggers have each nominated one player from their team who they believe deserves the 2010 Norris Trophy, awarded to the NHL's best defenseman. Check out the nominees below, agree or disagree in the comments, or head over to each site, where many of the bloggers have been stating their cases.

 Team  Norris Trophy  Blog
 Anaheim Ducks  Scott Niedermayer  Anaheim Calling
 Atlanta Thrashers  Pavel Kubina  Bird Watchers Anonymous
 Boston Bruins  Zdeno Chara  Stanley Cup of Chowder
 Buffalo Sabres  Tyler Myers  Die By The Blade
 Calgary Flames  Mark Giordano  Matchsticks and Gasoline
 Carolina Hurricanes  Joni Pitkanen  Canes Country
 Chicago Blackhawks  Duncan Keith  Second City Hockey
 Colorado Avalanche  Scott Hannan  Mile High Hockey
 Columbus Blue Jackets  Kris Russell  The Cannon
 Dallas Stars  Stephane Robidas  Defending Big D
 Detroit Red Wings  Nicklas Lidstrom  Winging It In Motown
 Edmonton Oilers  Tom Gilbert  The Copper & Blue
 Florida Panthers  Bryan McCabe  Litter Box Cats
 Los Angeles Kings  Drew Doughty  Jewels From The Crown
 Minnesota Wild  Nick Schultz  Hockey Wilderness
 Montreal Canadiens  Andrei Markov  Habs Eyes On The Prize
 Nashville Predators  Shea Weber  On the Forecheck
 New Jersey Devils  Andy Greene  In Lou We Trust
 New York Islanders  Mark Streit  Lighthouse Hockey
 New York Rangers  Marc Staal  Blueshirt Banter
 Ottawa Senators  Anton Volchenkov  Silver Seven
 Philadelphia Flyers  Chris Pronger  Broad Street Hockey
 Phoenix Coyotes  Zbynek Michalek  Five For Howling
 Pittsburgh Penguins  Sergei Gonchar  Pensburgh
 San Jose Sharks  Marc-Edouard Vlasic  Fear The Fin
 St. Louis Blues  Mike Weaver  St. Louis Game Time
 Tampa Bay Lightning  Mike Lundin  Raw Charge
 Toronto Maple Leafs  Carl Gunnarsson  Pension Plan Puppets
 Vancouver Canucks  Christian Ehrhoff  Nucks Misconduct
 Washington Capitals  Mike Green  Japers' Rink
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2010 Vezina Trophy Nominees, As Selected By SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers

SB Nation's hockey bloggers have each nominated one player from their team who they believe deserves the 2010 Vezina Trophy for best goaltender. Check out the nominees below, agree or disagree in the comments, or head over to each site, where many of the bloggers have been stating their cases.

 Team  Vezina Trophy  Blog
 Anaheim Ducks  Jonas Hiller  Anaheim Calling
 Atlanta Thrashers  Johan Hedberg  Bird Watchers Anonymous
 Boston Bruins  Tuukka Rask  Stanley Cup of Chowder
 Buffalo Sabres  Ryan Miller  Die By The Blade
 Calgary Flames  Miikka Kiprusoff  Matchsticks and Gasoline
 Carolina Hurricanes  Manny Legace  Canes Country
 Chicago Blackhawks  Antti Niemi  Second City Hockey
 Colorado Avalanche  Craig Anderson  Mile High Hockey
 Columbus Blue Jackets  Mathieu Garon  The Cannon
 Dallas Stars  Marty Turco  Defending Big D
 Detroit Red Wings  Jimmy Howard  Winging It In Motown
 Edmonton Oilers  abstain  The Copper & Blue
 Florida Panthers  Tomas Vokoun  Litter Box Cats
 Los Angeles Kings  Jonathan Quick  Jewels From The Crown
 Minnesota Wild  Niklas Backstrom  Hockey Wilderness
 Montreal Canadiens  Jaroslav Halak  Habs Eyes On The Prize
 Nashville Predators  Pekka Rinne  On the Forecheck
 New Jersey Devils  Martin Brodeur  In Lou We Trust
 New York Islanders  Dwayne Roloson  Lighthouse Hockey
 New York Rangers  Henrik Lundqvist  Blueshirt Banter
 Ottawa Senators  Brian Elliott  Silver Seven
 Philadelphia Flyers  Michael Leighton  Broad Street Hockey
 Phoenix Coyotes  Ilya Bryzgalov  Five For Howling
 Pittsburgh Penguins  Marc-Andre Fleury  Pensburgh
 San Jose Sharks  Evgeni Nabokov  Fear The Fin
 St. Louis Blues  abstain  St. Louis Game Time
 Tampa Bay Lightning  Antero Niittymaki  Raw Charge
 Toronto Maple Leafs  Jonas Gustavsson  Pension Plan Puppets
 Vancouver Canucks  Roberto Luongo  Nucks Misconduct
 Washington Capitals  Jose Theodore  Japers' Rink
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2010 Selke Trophy Nominees, As Selected By SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers

SB Nation's hockey bloggers have each nominated one player from their team who they believe deserves the 2010 Selke Trophy, awarded to the best defensive forward. Check out the nominees below, agree or disagree in the comments, or head over to each site, where many of the bloggers have been stating their cases.

 Team  Selke Trophy  Blog
 Anaheim Ducks  Saku Koivu  Anaheim Calling
 Atlanta Thrashers  Marty Reasoner  Bird Watchers Anonymous
 Boston Bruins  David Krejci  Stanley Cup of Chowder
 Buffalo Sabres  Jochen Hecht  Die By The Blade
 Calgary Flames  Rene Bourque  Matchsticks and Gasoline
 Carolina Hurricanes  Brandon Sutter  Canes Country
 Chicago Blackhawks  Jonathan Toews  Second City Hockey
 Colorado Avalanche  Ryan O'Reilly  Mile High Hockey
 Columbus Blue Jackets  Antoine Vermette  The Cannon
 Dallas Stars  Loui Eriksson  Defending Big D
 Detroit Red Wings  Pavel Datsyuk  Winging It In Motown
 Edmonton Oilers  Dustin Penner  The Copper & Blue
 Florida Panthers  Steve Reinprecht  Litter Box Cats
 Los Angeles Kings  Wayne Simmonds  Jewels From The Crown
 Minnesota Wild  Mikko Koivu  Hockey Wilderness
 Montreal Canadiens  Tomas Plekanec  Habs Eyes On The Prize
 Nashville Predators  Joel Ward  On the Forecheck
 New Jersey Devils  Travis Zajac  In Lou We Trust
 New York Islanders  Frans Nielsen  Lighthouse Hockey
 New York Rangers  Chris Drury  Blueshirt Banter
 Ottawa Senators  Daniel Alfrerdsson  Silver Seven
 Philadelphia Flyers  Blair Betts  Broad Street Hockey
 Phoenix Coyotes  Martin Hanzal  Five For Howling
 Pittsburgh Penguins  Jordan Staal  Pensburgh
 San Jose Sharks  Patrick Marleau  Fear The Fin
 St. Louis Blues  Jay McClement  St. Louis Game Time
 Tampa Bay Lightning  Nate Thompson  Raw Charge
 Toronto Maple Leafs  Nikolai Kulemin  Pension Plan Puppets
 Vancouver Canucks  Ryan Kesler  Nucks Misconduct
 Washington Capitals  Nicklas Backstrom  Japers' Rink
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2010 Hart Trophy Nominees, As Selected By SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers

SB Nation's hockey bloggers have each nominated one player from their team who they believe deserves the 2010 Hart Trophy for league MVP. Check out the nominees below, agree or disagree in the comments, or head over to each site, where many of the bloggers have been stating their cases.

 Team  Hart Trophy  Blog
 Anaheim Ducks  Teemu Selanne  Anaheim Calling
 Atlanta Thrashers  Nik Antropov  Bird Watchers Anonymous
 Boston Bruins  Tuukka Rask  Stanley Cup of Chowder
 Buffalo Sabres  Ryan Miller  Die By The Blade
 Calgary Flames  Miikka Kiprusoff  Matchsticks and Gasoline
 Carolina Hurricanes  Jussi Jokinen  Canes Country
 Chicago Blackhawks  Jonathan Toews  Second City Hockey
 Colorado Avalanche  Craig Anderson  Mile High Hockey
 Columbus Blue Jackets  Rick Nash  The Cannon
 Dallas Stars  Brad Richards  Defending Big D
 Detroit Red Wings  Jimmy Howard  Winging It In Motown
 Edmonton Oilers  Dustin Penner  The Copper & Blue
 Florida Panthers  Tomas Vokoun  Litter Box Cats
 Los Angeles Kings  Anze Kopitar  Jewels From The Crown
 Minnesota Wild  Mikko Koivu  Hockey Wilderness
 Montreal Canadiens  Tomas Plekanec  Habs Eyes On The Prize
 Nashville Predators  Patric Hornqvist  On the Forecheck
 New Jersey Devils  Zach Parise  In Lou We Trust
 New York Islanders  Dwayne Roloson  Lighthouse Hockey
 New York Rangers  Henrik Lundqvist  Blueshirt Banter
 Ottawa Senators  Daniel Alfredsson  Silver Seven
 Philadelphia Flyers  Chris Pronger  Broad Street Hockey
 Phoenix Coyotes  Ilya Bryzgalov  Five For Howling
 Pittsburgh Penguins  Sidney Crosby  Pensburgh
 San Jose Sharks  Evgeni Nabokov  Fear The Fin
 St. Louis Blues  abstain  St. Louis Game Time
 Tampa Bay Lightning  Martin St. Louis  Raw Charge
 Toronto Maple Leafs  Phil Kessel  Pension Plan Puppets
 Vancouver Canucks  Henrik Sedin  Nucks Misconduct
 Washington Capitals  Alex Ovechkin  Japers' Rink
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SB Nation's Hockey Bloggers Pick The 2010 NHL Awards

A year ago, bloggers from across SB Nation's hockey blogosphere picked nominees from each team for five of the major NHL awards -- the Hart, the Selke, the Vezina, the Norris and the Calder. We're doing it again this year with a little bit of a twist in the presentation.

It's the same concept, but instead of being hosted at From The Rink as they were a year ago, we're hosting them here at SBNation.com.. Mike Chen of FTR has added an element as well, selecting who he believes should win the awards league-wide.

We'll get started with his picks, which have also been cross-posted over on FTR.

Hart Trophy (MVP): Ilya Bryzgalov, G - Phoenix Coyotes
There's often a debate about whether or not the MVP should go to the best player in the league or the player most valuable to his team. I lean toward the latter, and I can't see anyone who has kick-started his team more than Ilya Bryzgalov. If you took away Alex Ovechkin or Sidney Crosby, their teams would still be pretty good. If you took away Bryzgalov, the Coyotes would have lost a lot of those close games, especially in the first half of the season before they acquired some scoring help.

Vezina Trophy (Goalie): Ryan Miller, G - Buffalo Sabres
Sure, he's had his ups and downs and maybe his stock is a little elevated from his high-profile run with Team USA. Still, you can't really argue with the numbers, and his goals-against and save perentage are among the league's best. In fact, they would be the category leaders had you not factored in Tuuka Rask (who's played 20+ fewer games).

Calder Trophy (Rookie): Tyler Myers, D - Buffalo Sabres
So much for the John Tavares/Victor Hedman race, huh? Myers is second in rookie scoring as a defenseman, leads rookies in ice time (looking at those that played 50+ games), and gets regular shifts on both Buffalo special teams. I know the Matt Duchene camp is very vocal, but it's extremely rare for rookie defensemen to put up numbers like that while handling defensive responsibilities the way Myers does. In omparison, the next leading rookie defenseman is Michael Del Zotto of the New York Rangers, and the difference in their cumalitive plus/minus is 48 as of Thursday morning.

Norris Trophy (Defenseman): Duncan Keith, D - Chicago Blackhawks
Keith has certainly slowed down following the Olympic break -- hell, the entire Blackhawks team has -- though every team will go through its rough patches. However, the reason I chose Keith over Washington's Mike Green is simple. Green may be more of a pure offensive threat, but he isn't the Capitals' leader in penalty-kill ice time. Keith is for the Hawks. And he leads defensemen in shorthanded points

Selke Trophy (Defensive Forward): Patrick Marleau, C - San Jose Sharks
I'm going with the homer pick on this one, but I get to see Patrick Marleau game in and game out. He's the best penalty killer on the San Jose Sharks, a good face-off man, a shorthanded threat, and capable of playing in every situation. He leads San Jose's plus/minus despite being Todd McLellan's go-to guy for rotating lines (as Dany Heatley/Joe Thornton stayed together for nearly the entire season). Oh, and throw in 40+ goals and 80+ points and it's amazing that he's still noted as "underrated."

Jack Adams Award (Coach): Dave Tippett, Phoenix Coyotes
You know, the Coyotes weren't half bad for about 2/3 of last season. The difference this year is much more than keeping it all together during the stretch run, and more than just having veterans in the lineup. Generally, Phoenix Coyotes players haven't really talked badly about Wayne Gretzky, but they'll note that Tippett brings a much more disciplined and systemic approach. He's also managed to steer away outside distractions. Considering the chaos of the Coyotes' ownership situation, this is nearly miraculous and could have given him plenty of Jack Adams consideration if the Yotes were a bubble team. The fact that they're battling for the Western Conference lead solidifies it.

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