As we count down the last week before the puck drops for real, SenShot will look at some of the major awards and give our top contenders and then also predict a winner. We kick it off with the Vezina Trophy for top goaltender.
Jun 8, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; Los Angeles Kings goalie Jonathan Quick (32) shakes hands Chicago Blackhawks goalie Corey Crawford (50) after game five of the Western Conference finals of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the United Center. The Blackhawks won 4-3 to win the series four games to one. Mandatory Credit: Scott Stewart-USA TODAY Sports
Last season, Sergei Bobrovsky came out of nowhere and carried the Columbus Blue Jackets within a couple of points of capturing a playoff spot.
So, who are the top contenders to take home the trophy this year?
Here are my top 5 candidates heading into the season: