The NHL Rookie of the Year for the 1979-1980 season was defenseman Ray Bourque of the Boston Bruins.
the calder trophy is given to the rookie of the year in the nhl
Bobby Orr was the 1967 Caldor Memorial Trophy winner (The NHL's equivalent to rookie of the year).
1979-1980. Was Rookie of the Year
No rookie since the NHL's inception has ever won the Hart Memorial Trophy (The league MVP trophy which was first presented in 1924) in his rookie year.
Sergei Samsonov of the Boston Bruins.
Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks
Buffalo Sabres defenseman Tyler Myers
Tony Esposito, who holds the modern era record for most shutouts in a season (15), achieved his shutout record as a rookie. Though he had played 13 games the season previous, he was still considered a rookie and won the Calder Trophy, the NHL's rookie of the year award.
Bobby Orr the rookie of the year trophy is called the Calder (Memorial) Trophy http://www.hockeydb.com/ihdb/awards/awarddetail.php?award_id=17
Big East Conference Men's Basketball Rookie of the Year was created in 1980.
the beginning of the 2nd season is when ur not rookie anymore and you have to play 25 games first year info come from
The Calder Memorial Trophy is rewarded to the most profecint first-year rookie in the NHL. Because of the player it is awarded to, it is sometimes called the rookie of the year award.
Throughout the NHL history the average age of rookie playing his first NHL game has been between 22 and 23 years. SOURCE: http://www.quanthockey.com/Distributions/RookieAgeDistribution.php
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Terry Sawchuk of the Detroit Red Wings.
The NHL 2009 Calder Memorial Winner (Which goes to the player who performs the best in his first season of play in the NHL) was Steve Mason of the Nashville Predators... The Runner up was Bobby Ryan of the Anaheim Ducks
The Great 8 has numerous individual accomplishments in his seven year NHL career thus far. In his rookie season, Ovi won the award for NHL's best rookie. Ovechkin won the Hart Trophy, which is the NHL's MVP award, in both 2008 and 2009. He was voted as the winner of the Pearson Award, awarded to the top NHL player by the NHL Player's Association, for three consecutive years. (2008-2010) Ovechkin is also a four-time NHL All-Star, and scored the most goals in the NHL in 2008 and 2009.
The 3 finalists were Adam Henrique(NJD), Gabriel Landeskog(COL), and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins(EDM)