Meltzer’s Musings: NHL Awards, Trading Up at Draft and More

WEDNESDAY QUICK HITS

* Even when it was announced that Flyers captain Claude Giroux was among the top three finishers (AKA, a "finalist") in the Hart Trophy balloting, there was never much hope that he had actually won the NHL's Most Valuable Player award over Sidney Crosby. The Penguins superstar, like it or not, was a shoo-in for the award this year, and the respective second-place and third-

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