LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Colorado's Gabriel Landeskog got the best of Ryan Nugent-Hopkins this time around.
Selected second overall behind Nugent-Hopkins at last year's draft, Landeskog edged him and New Jersey's Adam Henrique to win the Calder Trophy on Wednesday night.
Landeskog and Nugent-Hopkins tied for the rookie scoring lead with 52 points this season—although the Avalanche forward played 20 more games.
However, Landeskog finished with a plus-20 rating while playing more than 18 minutes per game.
Landeskog is the first Swede to be named the NHL's rookie of the year since Daniel Alfredsson in 1995-96.