Eberle talks to the media after finding out he'd been nominated for the Lady Byng Trophy. (photo: screenshot/NHL.com. Again.)
There’s something to be said about someone who can rack up 76 points and only serve 10 penalty minutes over the course of 78 games. That something is “Hey, you deserve a nomination for the Lady Byng Trophy!” That’s exactly why Jordan Eberle’s headed to Las Vegas for the NHL Awards, hopefully to get his name engraved on the trophy. Wayne Gretzky and Jari Kurri both won it, when they had over a hundred points each and 20-30 penalty minutes back in the 80’s. Matt Moulson of the New York Islanders and Brian Campbell of the Florida Panthers are the other two nominations who are up against Eberle for the award.
Aerys predicted Eberle as one of the nominees this year, and I’ll be putting my money (no, not actually, I’m too young to gamble) on him to win it.
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