Toews named Frank J. Selke Trophy finalist
Toews, 25, ranked second on the Blackhawks with 48 points (23G, 25A) and ranked third in the NHL with a career-high plus-28 rating in 47 regular-season games. The Winnipeg, Manitoba, native also shared the league lead with 56 takeaways and ranked second in the NHL with a Western Conference-best 59.9 faceoff percentage.
The 6-2, 208-pound center was also a finalist for the award following the 2010-11 campaign after finishing the season second in the NHL with 93 takeaways and tied for 15th with a plus-25 rating. He finished second in voting that year.
The winner of the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy will be announced during the Stanley Cup Final. The award is selected by a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association at the end of the regular season.