The second place was given to Nashville Predators goaltender Dan Ellis and the third - Boston Bruins centre David Krejci.
Joe Thornton actually helped the Sharks to get the title thanks to his brilliant play. He leads 93 points (28 goals and 65 assists) in 79 games.
Experts believe that the rate of the Russian ruble may collapse again just like it happened during the crisis in 2014. In turn, Russian companies may deal with the shortage of currency to pay their debts
Austria does not intend to expel Russian diplomats because of the spy scandal