Jonathan Huberdeau didn’t beat Montreal’s Brendan Gallagher by a whole lot. Also, former Sea Dogs forward Charlie Coyle and Fredericton native Jake Allen finished in a tie for 17th with two fifth place votes each.
Here’s Huberdeau speaking with the Hockey Night in Canada crew.
A few other things…
- The Miami Herald’s article on the award win
- Litter Box Cats’ coverage
- Puck Daddy’s take
- Within minutes of the award win, Sea Dogs Styles sent out this email.
Jonathan Huberdeau is the first QMJHL alum to win the Calder since Martin Brodeur in 1993-94
— Check The Ticker (@ChecktheTicker) June 15, 2013
Jonathan Huberdeau will receive a $123,500 bonus for winning the Calder Trophy -- 42% less than the usual $250,000.
— Chris Johnston (@reporterchris) June 16, 2013
Jonathan Huberdeau (hip) will be ready for Panthers training camp in September. #RDS
— Renaud Lavoie (@RenLavoieRDS) June 16, 2013
And a fantastic tweet from Moosehead Stefan Fournier:
Huberdeau wins the calder and was the sea dogs top scorer ... Not a bad year
— Stefan Fournier (@Sfournier74) June 15, 2013