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Chicago Blackhawks: 5 Reasons Panarin Is Top Rookie

By Mario Tirabassi
Mar 29, 2016; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin (72) shoots during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports
Mar 29, 2016; Saint Paul, MN, USA; Chicago Blackhawks forward Artemi Panarin (72) shoots during the first period against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Chicago Blackhawks are playoff bound. Patrick Kane has reached 100 points. Joel Quenneville has reached 800 wins. Artemi Panarin is the NHL’s future Calder Trophy winner for the Rookie of the Year. These are all true statements.

While only three are backed up by hard facts for the time being, the fourth statement about Panarin being the NHL’s Rookie of the Year this season has all the facts behind it to make sure that there would be no denying it. Yet some still are skeptical of the Russian rookie’s stake for the Calder Trophy. Well, here are five solid reasons why Artemi Panarin is undoubtedly the NHL’s best rookie for 2015-16.

Next: Look At The Points

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