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Patrice Bergeron named Selke finalist

Posted By DJ Bean On May 15, 2013 @ 11:39 am In General | No Comments

Bruins center Patrice Bergeron [1] was named a finalist for the Frank J. Selke Trophy Wednesday. The award, which Bergeron won last season, is awarded to “the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.’€

Bergeron went 549-for-884 on faceoffs during the regular season, good for a league-best 62.1 success rate. He also finished sixth in the league with a plus-24 rating.

Other nominees for the award, which is voted on by the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association, are Pavel Datsyuk [2] of the Red Wings and Jonathan Toews of the Blackhawks.

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