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Panarin among the three contenders for the title of most outstanding player of the season

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The names of contenders for the award “Ted Lindsay Award” which is awarded to the best hockey player of the season according to NHL players.

The list of nominees included the Russian striker, “new York Rangers” Artemiy Panarin, as well as the best scorer of “Colorado” Nathan McKinnon and the best scorer of the regular season Leon Crystal from Edmonton.

Panarin this season we played 69 games in the regular season. On account of his 32 goals and 63 assists with the figure utility “+36”. 28-year-old Russian shared the 3rd place in the list of scorers with the Czech forward “Boston” by David Pastrnak.

Panarin is his first season for the team, which moved last summer from the “Columbus”.

Note that last season the award went to the Russian forward of “Tampa” Nikita Kucherov.

Recall that the regular championship of NHL was prematurely terminated because of a pandemic coronavirus. The current season will be continued in the format of the playoffs out of 24 teams. In the first round of “Rangers” will play with “Carolina” on August 1.

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