Toews Named Selke Trophy Finalist
(CBS) Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews has been named one of three finalists for the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy, given annually to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.
Patrice Bergeron of the Boston Bruins and Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings were also named finalists.
The 25-year-old Toews ranked second on the Blackhawks with 48 points (23 goals, 25 assists) and ranked third in the NHL with a career-high plus-28 rating in 47 regular-season games.
Toews shared the league lead with 56 takeaways and ranked second in the NHL with a Western Conference-best 59.9 faceoff percentage.