The award winner will be announced June 24.
The award goes to the top defensive forward in the game.
Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron did not participate in the team’s morning skate on Monday, but head coach Claude Julien is “confident” one of his top playmakers will play in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final.
This series has long had the look of a seven-game series. However, the Blackhawks’ Magic Man has hit his stride again and he could prove fatal for the Bruins tonight.
Jonathan Toews watched the end of the fifth game of the Stanley Cup Final from the Blackhawks bench, unable to play after a hit to his head.
Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli says forward Patrice Bergeron was discharged from a Chicago hospital and was expected to fly home with the team Sunday morning.
Brent Seabrook’s goal 9:51 into overtime lifted the Chicago Blackhawks to a wild 6-5 victory over the Boston Bruins on Wednesday night and tied the Stanley Cup finals through four games.
The Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks have been called mirror images of each other because both teams roll four lines, have active defenses and superb goaltending.
Andrew Shaw skated off to the side and pumped his arms furiously. One shot from the right point plus two deflections was just enough to beat Tuukka Rask in the fifth-longest Stanley Cup finals game in history.
The Boston Bruins are an impressive team, taking the Eastern Conference by sweeping the heavily favored Pittsburgh Penguins.
It’s very rare you see Patrice Bergeron get into a dust up, but when Evgeni Malkin wanted to dance following the second period of Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Saturday night, the Bruins’ assistant captain was up to the challenge.