Manny Malhotra C MON 29 Days

Malhotra won 15 of 22 faceoffs in Saturday night's 2-0 win over the Bruins. Thirteen of those wins came in the defensive zone.

Malhotra leads the NHL, having won 62 percent of his faceoffs.

Manny Malhotra C MON 2 Months

Malhotra won 13 of 19 faceoffs in Thursday night's 2-1 shootout win over the Capitals.

Malhotra's giving Montreal exactly what the team thought it was getting when the signed the fourth-line center. He's won 24 of 35 faceoffs through two games, including 15 of 22 in the defensive zone.

Manny Malhotra C MON 6 Months

Manny Maholtra has signed a one-year deal with Montreal for $850,000.

Manny Malhotra C MON 8 Months

Manny Malhotra is one of the three finalist for the Masterton Trophy.

Jaromir Jagr and Dominic Moore are the other nominees. Malhotra had to fight his way back into the NHL after suffering a serious eye injury. He inked an AHL tryout contract this season and eventually secured a spot on the Carolina Hurricanes' roster. He had 13 points and a 59.5 faceoff winning percentage in 69 games.

Manny Malhotra C MON 8 Months

Manny Malhotra would like to re-sign with the Carolina Hurricanes.

Carolina gave Malhotra a chance to extend his career after the Vancouver Canucks shut him down due to an eye injury. He had 13 points and a 59.5% success rate on the draw in 69 games this season.

Manny Malhotra C MON 9 Months

Manny Malhotra has been named the Carolina Hurricanes nominee for the Bill Masterton Trophy.

The Masterton is awarded annually by the Professional Hockey Writers Association to the player who best demonstrates perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey. "It's an honor and a cool feeling to be thought of in that regard," Malhotra said. "But it's not about look-at-me recognition and awards. It's about continuing after my goal and wanting to win a Stanley Cup." It's the second time in three years that Malhotra has been a nominee as he was also named the Canucks Masterton rep in 2012.

Manny Malhotra C MON 11 Months

Manny Malhotra was a surprising star offensively for the Hurricanes in Saturday's 6-3 win against Ottawa.

He recorded two goals and added an assist to end an eight-game scoring drought. Malhotra has only 11 points in 39 games this season. Nathan Gerbe and Drayson Bowman assisted on both of his markers. Gerbe also registered a goal of his own in the match. Eric Staal, Riley Nash and Tuomo Ruutu found the back of the net as well in the win.

Manny Malhotra C MON 12 Months

Manny Malhotra scored in his third straight game on Saturday.

This scoring streak is a huge boost for the Hurricanes as Malhotra was signed for his faceoff skills and defensive play. He now has four goals and eight points in 30 games. His faceoff efficiency is at 59.3 percent on 474 draws.

Manny Malhotra C MON Sep 12 '79

Manny Malhotra was a minus-one in 12:94 minutes of action in his first game against the Canucks since he was released in the off-season.

Malhotra has no ill will against the Canucks as he is happy to be back in the NHL and understands why they did not keep him. Malhotra is usually quite good at the face off dot but won only five of 12 draws Sunday.

Manny Malhotra C MON Sep 11 '79

Manny Malhotra will return to Vancouver for the first time as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes on Sunday.

Malhotra was released in the off-season by the Canucks and signed on with the Hurricanes at the end of October after playing for their minor league team in Charlotte earlier in the month. His value is at the face off dot.