It’s officially official, Maple Leafs’ rookie Michael Bunting is one of three players nominated for the Calder Memorial Trophy.
Michael Bunting (@MapleLeafs), Moritz Seider (@DetroitRedWings) and Trevor Zegras (@AnaheimDucks) are the three finalists for the 2021‑22 Calder Memorial Trophy. https://t.co/8wJDlyEP6a #NHLAwards pic.twitter.com/gPozfm6tQ5
— NHL Public Relations (@PR_NHL) May 11, 2022
Bunting finished with the most points as a rookie with 63 (23G, 40A) over the span of 79 games this season. Nominated with him are the Red Wings defenceman Moritz Seider and the Ducks’ Trevor Zegras.
At 26-years-old, Bunting could be the 11th player in Maple Leafs history to win the award with the last player to win it being Auston Matthews.
We’ll find out who the winners of the awards are throughout the Conference Finals and the Stanley Cup Final with the awards being presented at the NHL Awards.
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