by Forechecker on 01/05/09 at 08:14 PM ET
Dustin Brown of the Los Angeles Kings is starting to pull away from the field in the latest NHL Penalty Plus/Minus update, pushing his total this week to +27. Calgary’s Jarome Iginla and Brown’s teammate Patrick O’Sullivan trail at +19. If you’re looking to back up that “Iginla for the Lady Byng” argument, you could point out that despite drawing 26 fouls from opposing players, Iginla has only taken 7 penalties himself, keeping his cool while taking shots from opponents. That sure sounds like “the best type of sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct combined with a high standard of playing ability”, which are the criteria for the annual award.
For the complete listing, consult the Google Spreadsheet herein…
Data updated each Monday during the season
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