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Bergeron Named Finalist for Selke Trophy

Patrice Bergeron has been named one of three finalists for the Frank J. Selke Award Trophy for the 2013 season.

Wednesday, 05.15.2013 / 10:00 AM ET / News
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Bergeron Named Finalist for Selke Trophy
The NHL announced today, May 14, that Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron is one of three finalists for the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually \"to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.\u201D



BOSTON, MA --
The NHL announced today, May 14, that Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron is one of three finalists for the 2013 Frank J. Selke Trophy. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually "to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game.” The other finalist are Pavel Datsyuk of the Detroit Red Wings and Jonathan Toews of the Chicago Blackhawks.

Bergeron finished the 2013 regular season leading all NHL players in faceoff percentage. winning puck drops at a 62.1% (549/884) rate. Often playing against the league’s top lines, Bergeron finished sixth in NHL plus/minus rating at +24. Bergeron logged 153:37 time on the PK, serving as the primary forward on the Bruins penalty kill unit, which finished fourth in the NHL with an 87.1% (142-for-163) proficiency. On the offensive side, the 27-year-old finished the regular season with 32 points in 42 games, which was tied for fourth on the Bruins. Bergeron’s 22 assists ranked second on the team, while his 10 goal output put him fourth.

This is Bergeron’s second time being nominated for the Selke Trophy in his nine-year NHL career. In 2011-12, Bergeron was awarded the Selke Trophy for the first time in his career after winning the plus/minus title (+36) and finishing second in faceoff percentage to Jonathan Toews by just .1% (59.4%).

Members of the Professional Hockey Writers’ Association submitted ballots for the Selke Trophy at the conclusion of the regular season, with the top three vote-getters designated as finalists.

Fans interested in learning more about Boston Bruins players, or ticket options, should visit the team website at www.bostonbruins.com or call 617.624.BEAR (2327).

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