What's Trending: The NHL Awards Takes Center Stage in Las Vegas

What's Trending on Thursday, June 20th, 2019: NHL Awards, Tell Your Younger Self, Avengers Endgame, Popeyes

June 20, 2019



§     Last night it was hockey’s big night here in Las Vegas at Mandalay Bay.

§     Keenan Thompson was the host and a total of 13 awards honoring the best in the sport were handed out.

§     Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Hart Trophy as the NHL’s most valuable player, along with the Ted Lindsay Award to the most outstanding player voted by the players’ association and the Art Ross Trophy as the leading scorer.

§     Jeopardy host Alex Trebek presented the night’s final award.

§     The Golden Knight’s Mark Stone was up for the Frank J. Selke Trophy for Best Defensive Forward but he came in second to St. Louis Blues center Ryan O’Reilly.



§     Study: The advice people have for their younger self tends towards a few important areas.

§     It tended to cluster around familiar areas of regret…everybody regrets something.

§     The subjects in the study reported that they did start following their own advice later in life and that it changed them for the better.

§     Some advice included: “Money is a social trap,” “What you do twice becomes a habit; be careful of what habits you form,” and “I would say do not every base any decisions on fear.”



§     The movie is returning to theaters next week with a new post-credits scene.

§     Will this put the movie over the top and have it beating “Avatar” at the box office?

§     The film is currently the second highest-grossing movie globally with $2.743 billion earned ultimately falling short of “Avatar” due to the competitive summer movie season.

§     “Avatar” holds the worldwide record of $2.788 billion earned worldwide.



§     They’ve just releases a gigantic chicken box in honor of Zion Williamson’s wingspan.

§     With a wingspan of 6 feet, 10 inches, Zion Williamson will almost certainly be selected by the New Orleans Pelicans as their number one pick in tonight’s NBA Draft.

§     To celebrate, Popeye’s is launching the Wingspan box at one location in New Orleans today.

§     The box is huge…it includes 77 boneless wings, 11 biscuits, 11 servings of fries and dipping sauces.

§     Tell your friends in New Orleans that it’s only available while supplies last for the day and it costs $74.69.