Inside the mind of an NHL awards voter

If you’re at all familiar with my work, you know I don’t take much too seriously. In the words of our favourite nihilistic up-and-coming goalie Devin Cooley, “Nothing matters. We’re all going to die.”

In the long-repeated words of Ilya Bryzgalov, “It’s only game, why you have to be mad?”

Hockey is supposed to be fun. Or maybe hockey is supposed to be about being sad in a group. In any event, while sport has a uniquely powerful way of bringing us together and creating lifelong memories, I believe we should generally keep it lighthearted with the day-to-day on-ice happenings. As a reporter, I’ve always enjoyed offering some perspective to the audience in this way – whether it’s humanizing players by sharing our off-the-cuff interactions or putting a game 64 loss that everyone is getting a bit

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