Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 06/21/11 at 11:49 PM ET
from the CP at The Hockey News,
Jeff Skinner might not even be able to make it past the Palms Casino Resort food court tomorrow night, so there’s no telling how he will get into the Pearl Theatre where the NHL Awards are taking place.
Since Skinner—the NHL’s youngest player, who led all rookies in scoring with 63 points—isn’t 21, he can’t gamble or drink—but technically he can’t even walk through the casino floor.
“I’m just trying to take it all in. I wish I could just watch everything in slow motion because there is so much to see,” said the 19-year-old Skinner, who is making his first trip to Las Vegas because he was nominated for the Calder Trophy, given each year to the league’s outstanding rookie.
continued plus a few brief words from Nick Lidstrom…
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