Daily Cupcakes - Links From Around Vegas - June 21st, 2012

LAS VEGAS, NV - JUNE 20: Gabriel Landeskog of the Colorado Avalanche poses for a portrait during the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas on June 20, 2012 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

Gabe was placed on the NHL All-Rookie Team.

Gabriel Landeskog, Colorado Avalanche: Selected second overall at the 2011 NHL Draft, Landeskog assumed a leading role on an Avalanche club that improved by 20 points over its 2010-11 total. Landeskog posted 52 points (22 goals, 30 assists) in 82 games, capturing the rookie scoring title in a tie-breaker over Edmonton's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (18-34--52) on the basis of more goals. Landeskog ranked second among rookies in goals and third in assists, making him the only rookie among the top three in all three categories. He led all rookies and set a Colorado franchise record with 270 shots on goal and was the only rookie to lead his club in goals.

Interested in knowing the number of votes Gabe received?

The Professional Hockey Writers' Associaton gave Landeskog 116 frist place votes, 29 second place votes and 4 third place votes for at total of 1,383 points in the tallying. Nugent-Hopkins, who finished with the same number of points (52) as Landeskog this season despite playing 20 fewer games, was awarded just 26 first place votes to go with 83 second place votes, 22 third place votes, 16 fourth place votes and 2 fifth place votes for 1,001 point

If you missed Will Arnett's bits, you can watch one here.

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join Mile High Hockey

You must be a member of Mile High Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Hockey. You should read them.

Join Mile High Hockey

You must be a member of Mile High Hockey to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at Mile High Hockey. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.

tracking_pixel_9355_tracker