Mats Zuccarello is the nominee from the Rangers this year for the Bill Masterton Trophy, awarded to the player who best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. The nominees come from the PWHA.
Zuccarello was the likely nominee for the Rangers, as he came all the way back from a cracked skull and brain contusion to a career year and cementing himself as an integral part of the Rangers’ core. He is clearly beloved by his teammates, and showed true guts to come back from that type of injury."Zuccarello nominated for Masterton Trophy",