The National Hockey League announced Wednesday that Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins, Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks are a finalists for the 2014-15 Frank J. Selke Trophy.
The endowment is given to a brazen who excels during a defensive side of hockey.
The same contingent were nominated final deteriorate when Bergeron won a award. This is a initial time in 18 seasons that a same trio were nominated in uninterrupted years.
The final time was in in 1995-96 and 1996-97 when Paul Kariya, Adam Oates and Teemu Selanne were a tip 3 contenders for a Lady Byng Trophy.
Lady Byng finalists announced
On Tuesday, a NHL announced a finalists for a 2014-15 Lady Byng Trophy. Three forwards, Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings, Jiri Hudler of the Calgary Flames and Anze Kopitar of the Los Angeles Kings, are adult for a award.
The Lady Byng is given to a actor with a many sportsmanship total with a high customary of personification ability.
The leader of a Selke and Lady Byng trophies will be announced during a annual NHL awards rite in Las Vegas on Jun 24.