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.
Of course, Nathan MacKinnon wishes he were still playing for the Stanley Cup, but after learning he won another individual award, the Colorado forward found a silver lining.
Philadelphia Flyers centre Sean Couturier has been awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy as the NHL's best defensive forward.
Ryan Strome is hardly surprised to see his fun-loving teammate up for some serious hockey hardware.
Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan was named the 2019-20 recipient of the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy on Monday after publicly sharing his battle with alcohol issues.
Minnesota’s Matt Dumba was chosen as the winner the King Clancy Memorial Trophy, a nod to the first NHL player to kneel during the U.S. anthem for his role in helping the sport combat racism.
Practicing against some of hockey’s top talents provides learning experience for Cale Makar, but to teammate Erik Johnson, the Calder Trophy finalist is already wise beyond his years.
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.
John Carlson of the Washington Capitals, Victor Hedman of the Tampa Bay Lightning and Roman Josi of the Nashville Predators are the finalists for the 2019-20 Norris Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL's top defenceman.
Boston Bruins centre Patrice Bergeron, Philadelphia Flyers centerd Sean Couturier and St. Louis Blues centerd Ryan O'Reilly are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Selke Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL's best defensive forward.
Connor Hellebuyck of the Winnipeg Jets, Tuukka Rask of the Boston Bruins and Andrei Vasilevskiy of the Tampa Bay Lightning are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Vezina Trophy, awarded annually to the NHL's top goaltender.
Ottawa Senators forward Bobby Ryan, Philadelphia Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom and Dallas Stars defenceman Stephen Johns are the for the 2020 Bill Masterton Trophy.
Toronto Maple Leafs centre Auston Matthews, Colorado Avalanche centre Nathan MacKinnon and St. Louis Blues centre Ryan O'Reilly are the three finalists for the 2019-20 Lady Byng Memorial Trophy.
Nikita Kucherov discusses the meaning of receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.
Ahead of the 2019 NHL Awards, players spoke to NHLPA.com to weigh in on what makes the TLA one of the most coveted honours and what makes this season’s finalists so special.
“I think it’s a pretty underrated award, to be honest," says Patrick Kane, who knows first-hand what it means to receive hockey’s most unique individual award, voted on by the players themselves.
Connor McDavid knows better than to risk making end-of-season NHL award projections.
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had two goals heading into his NHL rookie campaign seven years ago: contribute to team success and do whatever he could to contribute to the community.