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Hurricanes forward Jeff Skinner claims Calder Trophy as rookie of the year

In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner, 19, poses with the Calder Trophy as the leagues top rookie, following the 2011 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino & Resort, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)

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In this photo provided by the Las Vegas News Bureau, Carolina Hurricanes' Jeff Skinner, 19, poses with the Calder Trophy as the leagues top rookie, following the 2011 NHL Awards at the Palms Casino & Resort, Wednesday, June 22, 2011, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Las Vegas News Bureau, Brian Jones)

LAS VEGAS, Nev. - The NHL's youngest player has been crowned as its best rookie.

Jeff Skinner of the Carolina Hurricanes claimed the Calder Trophy on Wednesday, beating out San Jose's Logan Couture and Michael Grabner of the New York Islanders in voting by the Professional Hockey Writers' Association.

Skinner led all rookies in scoring with 63 points during a season where he was selected to the all-star team.

He only celebrated his 19th birthday last month.

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