Malkin, Ovechkin, Datsyuk Named Hart Trophy Finalists

NEW YORK (April 29, 2009) – Detroit’s Pavel Datsyuk, Pittsburgh’s Evgeni Malkin and Washington’s Alex Ovechkin are the three finalists for the 2008-09 Hart Memorial Trophy, which is awarded “to the player who is adjudged to be the most valuable to his team,” the National Hockey League announced today.

Tangradi sidelined for 3-4 months
Top prospect Eric Tangradi underwent successful surgery on his injured hand Tuesday and will be sidelined for up to 3-4 months. The procedure was conducted in Tangradi’s hometown of Philadelphia.

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