Connor McDavid from the Edmonton Oilers won the Ted Lindsay Award, given yearly towards the most eminent player within the National hockey league as voted by people from the National hockey league Players’ Association, in the 2017 National hockey league Awards and National hockey league Expansion Draft presented by T-Mobile in Vegas on Wednesday.
McDavid, 20, brought the National hockey league with 100 points (30 goals, 70 assists) this year and helped the Oilers achieve the Stanley Cup Playoffs the very first time since 2006. These were defeated through the Anaheim Ducks in seven games within the Western Conference Second Round Frank Thomas Jersey.
He became a member of Wayne Gretzky (1982-85, 1987) and Mark Messier (1990) as Oilers to win the award and grew to become the youngest to win it since Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby in 2007 like a 19-year-old.
McDavid was plus-27 and averaged 21:07 of ice time per game, 4th among National hockey league forwards. Also, he had 27 power-play points and 6 game-winning goals. McDavid were built with a League-high 14-game point streak (seven goals, 18 assists) from March 14-April 9.
Another finalists for that award were Crosby, who brought the League in goals (44) and handle tied for second with 89 points, and San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns, who brought National hockey league defensemen in goals (29) and points (76) George Bell Jersey.
McDavid, who had been named the youngest captain in National hockey league history before the season, was selected through the Oilers using the first pick within the 2015 National hockey league Draft and it was a finalist for that Calder Trophy as rookie of the season in 2015-16 despite only playing in 45 games. He’d 48 points (16 goals, 32 assists) and missed three several weeks due to a damaged left clavicle.