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Hart Trophy

Sidney Crosby speaks after winning the Hart Memorial Trophy (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images), Dominic Moore poses after winning the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy during the 2014 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at Wynn Las Vegas on June 24, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sidney Crosby Named NHL MVP; Rangers’ Moore Wins Masterton Trophy

Seven years after Sidney Crosby won his first Hart Trophy, the Pittsburgh captain has been recognized as the NHL’s best once again.

06/25/2014

John Tavares (file/credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Hart Trophy Finalist Tavares Will Bring Award Home This Season

He is the MVP favorite going into the season because no player means more to his team than Tavares. This team would be a bottom-dweller without him.

08/02/2013

John Tavares of the Islanders skates in warmups prior Game 3 of the Eastern Conference quarterfinals. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Islanders Center John Tavares Named Hart Trophy Finalist

Tavares is among the three finalists for the NHL’s prestigious Hart Memorial Trophy, awarded annually to the player “adjudged to be the most valuable to his team.”

05/10/2013

Ryan Callahan (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Captain Clutch Delivers — Ryan Callahan Catapults Rangers Into Playoffs

Callahan always seems to be the man who thrives in moments when the pressure is cranked to the highest. It’s not a coincidence if you perform under pressure time and time again.

04/26/2013

The New York Islanders celebrate a power-play goal by Mark Streit #2 (3rd from left). (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Silverman: Islanders Have Opportunity To Make Name For Themselves Again

No, this team will not bring back the echoes of the great Islanders dynasty of 30-plus years ago. They are not going to win the Stanley Cup this year. But this team is young, hungry and improving. They have become the team that nobody wants to play.

04/25/2013

John Tavares

Capellini: Making A Case For Islanders’ Tavares And The Hart Trophy

Whether or not the Islanders’ John Tavares should win the Hart Trophy goes back to the age-old argument of “most valuable” versus “best” player. So, let’s ask the questions that should be asked.

04/24/2013

Zach Parise and Sidney Crosby pat one another after shaking hands after the Canada defeated U.S.A. in overtime in the Gold Medal Game at the 2010 Vancouver Olympics. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Penguins In Pole Position To Land Parise

The Pittsburgh Penguins dramatically shook up their roster and created enough cap space to become clear frontrunners to sign Zach Parise.

06/23/2012

Henrik Lundqvist (credit: Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Rangers’ Henrik Lundqvist Named Finalist For Ted Lindsay Award

Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist is in the running for yet another honor, as the Swede is a finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award, formerly the Lester B. Pearson Award.

05/02/2012

Henrik Lundqvist

Rangers Henrik Lundqvist Named Hart Finalist

Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers, center Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins and center Steven Stamkos of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the finalists for the Hart Trophy for the NHL’s most valuable player in the regular season.

04/27/2012

Rangers captain Ryan Callahan

Monzo Minor: 5 Reasons Rangers Clinched Top Seed In The East

With their win over the Flyers last night, the Rangers have clinched the first seed in the Eastern Conference for the first time since 1993-1994, and these are the five reasons why the Rangers achieved that goal.

04/04/2012

Jason Pominville of the Buffalo Sabres try to get a shot off after Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers makes a save at HSBC Arena. (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Forget The Vezina, Lundqvist Has Eyes Set On Hart Trophy

Lundqvist continues to take his game to new heights. ‘King Henrik’ is starting to earn Hart Trophy consideration as he leads the NHL in save percentage and shutouts.

WFAN–02/02/2012

Henrik Lundqvist of the New York Rangers reacts after game-winning save on Shane Doan of the Phoenix Coyotes in a penalty shoot out at Madison Square Garden on January 10, 2012. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Backed By Sensational Lundqvist, Rangers Keep Finding Ways To Win

No matter what shape or form, the Rangers continue to find different ways to win every night. The one constant has been the sensational goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist.

WFAN–01/11/2012