The enormity of the honour isn’t lost on the player known as the “German Gretzky.”
Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has received the players’ vote for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA), presented annually “to the most outstanding player in the NHL,” as voted by fellow NHLPA members.
Edmonton Oilers centre Leon Draisaitl won the NHL's most valuable player award, while Winnipeg Jets netminder Connor Hellebuyck has been named the league's goalie of the year.
When it comes to the most notable part of Leon Draisaitl's game, Tyler Ennis mental approach.
The NHL Hart Trophy voters agreed with NHL players in selecting Edmonton’s Leon Draisaitl, Colorado’s Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin of the New York Rangers as MVP award finalists.
The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Leon Draisaitl, Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin.
Leon Draisaitl stepped up in a big way for the Edmonton Oilers by leading the NHL in points for the week with 10, highlighted by a four-point effort Tuesday against the Chicago Blackhawks.
Ahead of his NHL-All Star Game debut, this week's Player Q&A features Edmonton Oilers forward, Leon Draisaitl.
It turns out Leon Draisaitl’s popularity amongst his teammates extends far beyond what he does on the ice.
Leon Draistail, Nico Hischier, and Tobias Rieder talk about their excitement to lace up their skates at home as part of the NHL Global Series.
Leon Draisaitl helped propel the Edmonton Oilers to a 7-1 win over the Anaheim Ducks Sunday with a five-point night to force a Game 7 in their Western Conference series.
Leon Draisaitl, one of six Germans on Team Europe, believes his country is getting better in international competitions, and hopes the World Cup of Hockey helps grow the hockey stage in Germany.
The rising star from Germany feels a passionate obligation to grow the game of hockey in his homeland