Edmonton Oilers Forward Leon Draisaitl Is The Big Winner At NHL Awards
Written by on September 22, 2020
Edmonton Oilers forward Leon Draisaitl was named the NHL‘s best player for the 2019/20 regular season. Draisaitl won both the Hart Trophy and Ted Lindsay Award, the league announced Monday afternoon.
The Hart Trophy is awarded to the NHL’s most valuable players as voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writers Association. The Ted Lindsay Award goes to the league’s most outstanding player with votes cast by members of the NHL Players’ Association.
The 24-year-old Draisaitl topped the NHL in scoring with 110 points, and Draisaitl’s 67 assists were the most in the NHL. He also had 43 goals, the fourth-most in the league.
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