The race to determine the winner of the calder trophy – awarded annually to the NHL’s top first-year player – is keenly watched by rookie-obsessed collectors. It’s been a whole lot easier to track this season. At this point, it’s shaping up to be a one-team race. Right now it appears that the Detroit Red Wings have the league’s best rookie forward in Lucas Raymond. The best rookie defenseman in Moritz Seider. And the best rookie goalie in Alex Nedeljkovic. It’s an embarrassment of riches that has Wings fans dreaming of a looming return to glory after five consecutive seasons…

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