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Skinner, Couture and Grabner named as finalists for NHL top rookie award

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Carolina Hurricanes\' Jeff Skinner (53) celebrates his goal with teammate Jussi Jokinen (36), of Finland, during the first period of an NHL hockey game against the New York Islanders in Raleigh, N.C., Friday, March 18, 2011. San Jose centre Logan Couture, Islanders winger Michael Grabner and Hurricanes centre Jeff Skinner are the three finalists for NHL rookie of the year.THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Karl B DeBlaker Author: The Hockey News

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Skinner, Couture and Grabner named as finalists for NHL top rookie award

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NEW YORK, N.Y. - San Jose centre Logan Couture, Islanders winger Michael Grabner and Carolina Hurricanes centre Jeff Skinner are the three finalists for NHL rookie of the year.

The Calder Trophy winner will be announced June 22 at the NHL awards in Las Vegas.

Couture had 32 goals, 56 points and was a plus-18 for the Sharks.

Grabner didn't start the season with the Islanders, but ended it as the club's goals leader with 34.

Skinner, just 18, led all rookies in scoring as the league's youngest player. He had 31 goals and 32 assists.

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