In addition to being nominated for the Norris Trophy (top defenseman), Novel Joey of the Nashville Predators is now a candidate for the Ted-Lindsay Trophy. This honor is given to the best ice hockey player in the National Hockey League chosen by his peers by the vote of the National Hockey League Players’ Association.
The other candidates are Connor McDavid Edmonton Oilers and Austin Matthews of the Toronto Maple Leafs. McDavid has previously won the trophy in 2017, 2018 and 2021. Currently, only wayne Gretzky (4x) and mario The best (5x) did better than him. Josi is only the third defender in 22 years to be selected. In league history, only one defender has lifted the trophy, Bobby Orr in 1974-75.
— NHLPA (@NHLPA) May 13, 2022