Ted Lindsay Award

Ted Takes | Remembering No. 7

By: NHLPA Staff

Mr. Lindsay set an example to follow, and in honour of the impact he had on all players, the NHLPA is sharing his stories, as told by Ted himself.

July 8, 2019

Nikita Kucherov on receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

Nikita Kucherov discusses the meaning of receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.

June 19, 2019

NHLPA members select Nikita Kucherov as 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award recipient

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA announced today that Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning is the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.

June 19, 2019

Players weigh in on specialness of Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

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.

June 19, 2019

My Top 5 | 2018-19 TLA edition

By: Chris Lomon

Three superstars. One legend. One honour. Wednesday night, the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) will be announced.

June 18, 2019

From first road roommate to TLA finalist, Killorn a firsthand witness to Kucherov's ascent

By: Chris Lomon

His top-shelf stats speak volumes about the season he had, but Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) finalist Nikita Kucherov is quick to deflect any praise that comes his way.

June 18, 2019

McDavid fondly recalls Ted Lindsay as he eyes TLA hat trick

By: Chris Lomon

For Connor McDavid, the Ted Lindsay Award is meaningful for three reasons: the person it’s named after, the prestige it represents, and the people that do the voting.

June 13, 2019

Kane on Ted Lindsay Award: 'I think it's cooler than the Hart'

By: Chris Lomon

“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.

June 6, 2019

Connor McDavid at NHL Awards after receiving 2017-18 TLA

By: Ryan Parker

The Edmonton Oilers captain became the first two-time TLA recipient before age of 22.

June 20, 2018

Connor McDavid earns 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA announced today at the 2018 NHL Awards™ presented by Hulu that Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is the recipient of the 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award after garnering the most votes from the players for his exceptional season.

June 20, 2018

The importance of the Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

We caught up with some of the NHL’s brightest stars and the 2017-18 TLA finalists at the NHL Awards to discuss the importance of the Ted Lindsay Award.

June 20, 2018

TLA Rewind: Lindsay praises, presents Award to St. Louis

By: Nadia Vocaturo

NHLPA.com looks back at the 2003-04 seasons of Roberto Luongo, Joe Sakic, and Martin St. Louis – who was voted 'most outstanding' by his peers while being commended by Ted Lindsay, who thinks the two have a lot in common!

June 14, 2018

TLA Rewind: Jagr repeats as 'most outstanding'

By: Nadia Vocaturo

NHLPA.com looks back at the outstanding 1999-00 seasons from finalists Jaromir Jagr, Chris Pronger, and Pavel Bure.

June 7, 2018

NHLPA announces 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award finalists

By: NHLPA Media Release

Players vote Taylor Hall, Nathan MacKinnon and Connor McDavid as TLA Finalists. All three players are former first-overall draft picks.

April 26, 2018

Player of the Week | Connor McDavid

By: Nadia Vocaturo

Connor McDavid put up a career-first and a string of dazzling moves to lead the league with five goals and eight points for the Edmonton Oilers to earn NHLPA.com Player of the Week.

February 12, 2018

History of the players’ Ted Lindsay Award

By: Tim Wharnsby

Learn more about the history of the Ted Lindsay Award, and the trophy's namesake, Ted Lindsay, a key figure in the creating of the original National Hockey League Players’ Association and a Hockey Hall of Fame member who skated in 17 NHL seasons.

November 29, 2017

Connor McDavid On Receiving the 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award

By: Catherine Faas

Connor McDavid chats with NHLPA.com about being named the 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award recipient by his fellow players, the significance of the award, and what that means to him.

June 21, 2017

Connor McDavid Selected as 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award Recipient

By: NHLPA Staff

The National Hockey League Players’ Association (NHLPA) announced today that Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is the recipient of the 2016-17 Ted Lindsay Award after garnering the most votes from his fellow players for his exceptional season. McDavid is the third player ever to receive Award before age of 21.

June 21, 2017

Werenski, Price, and Holtby on the significance of the Ted Lindsay Award

By: Catherine Faas

Zach Werenski, Carey Price, and Braden Holtby explain what the Ted Lindsay Award means to NHL players.

June 21, 2017

Nick Foligno on the Ted Lindsay Award at the 2017 NHL Awards

By: Catherine Faas

2017 Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award and 2017 King Clancy Memorial Trophy winner Nick Foligno discusses the significance of the Ted Lindsay Award and what makes this year's finalists so remarkable.

June 20, 2017