Ted Lindsay Award

Connor McDavid voted 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award recipient by NHLPA members

By: NHLPA Media Release

Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers has been named the recipient of the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award, as voted by fellow NHLPA members.

June 29, 2021

Crosby, Matthews, McDavid named 2020-21 TLA finalists

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2020-21 Ted Lindsay Award are Auston Matthews, Sidney Crosby and Connor McDavid.

June 2, 2021

Leon Draisaitl receives players' vote for 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Media Release

Leon Draisaitl of the Edmonton Oilers has received the players’ vote for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA), presented annually “to the most outstanding player in the NHL,” as voted by fellow NHLPA members.

September 21, 2020

TLA finalist spotlight: Leon Draisaitl

By: Chris Lomon

When it comes to the most notable part of Leon Draisaitl's game, it's the mental approach that comes to Tyler Ennis' mind.

September 14, 2020

TLA finalist spotlight: Nathan MacKinnon

By: Chris Lomon

When you ask Nathan MacKinnon’s teammates for a thought or two on what makes the 2020 Ted Lindsay Award finalist special, expect a long – and highly complimentary – response.

September 12, 2020

TLA finalist spotlight: Artemi Panarin

By: Chris Lomon

Ryan Strome is hardly surprised to see his fun-loving teammate up for some serious hockey hardware.

September 10, 2020

2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award finalists: Draisaitl, MacKinnnon, Panarin

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA has announced the three finalists for the 2019-20 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Leon Draisaitl, Nathan MacKinnon and Artemi Panarin.

July 14, 2020

Ted Takes | Remembering No. 7

By: NHLPA Staff

Mr. Lindsay set an example to follow, and in honour of the impact he had on all players, the NHLPA is sharing his stories, as told by Ted himself.

July 29, 2019

Nikita Kucherov on receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

Nikita Kucherov discusses the meaning of receiving the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.

June 19, 2019

NHLPA members select Nikita Kucherov as 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award recipient

By: NHLPA Staff

The NHLPA announced today that Nikita Kucherov of the Tampa Bay Lightning is the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award.

June 19, 2019

Players weigh in on specialness of Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

Ahead of the 2019 NHL Awards, players spoke to NHLPA.com to weigh in on what makes the TLA one of the most coveted honours and what makes this season’s finalists so special.

June 19, 2019

My Top 5 | 2018-19 TLA edition

By: Chris Lomon

Three superstars. One legend. One honour. Wednesday night, the recipient of the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) will be announced.

June 18, 2019

From first road roommate to TLA finalist, Killorn a firsthand witness to Kucherov's ascent

By: Chris Lomon

His top-shelf stats speak volumes about the season he had, but Ted Lindsay Award (TLA) finalist Nikita Kucherov is quick to deflect any praise that comes his way.

June 18, 2019

McDavid fondly recalls Ted Lindsay as he eyes TLA hat trick

By: Chris Lomon

For Connor McDavid, the Ted Lindsay Award is meaningful for three reasons: the person it’s named after, the prestige it represents, and the people that do the voting.

June 13, 2019

Kane on Ted Lindsay Award: 'I think it's cooler than the Hart'

By: Chris Lomon

“I think it’s a pretty underrated award, to be honest," says Patrick Kane, who knows first-hand what it means to receive hockey’s most unique individual award, voted on by the players themselves.

June 6, 2019

2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award finalists: Kane, Kucherov, McDavid

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA announced today the three finalists for the 2018-19 Ted Lindsay Award are forwards Patrick Kane, Nikita Kucherov, and Connor McDavid.

April 25, 2019

Connor McDavid at NHL Awards after receiving 2017-18 TLA

By: Ryan Parker

The Edmonton Oilers captain became the first two-time TLA recipient before age of 22.

June 20, 2018

Connor McDavid earns 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Media Release

The NHLPA announced today at the 2018 NHL Awards™ presented by Hulu that Connor McDavid of the Edmonton Oilers is the recipient of the 2017-18 Ted Lindsay Award after garnering the most votes from the players for his exceptional season.

June 20, 2018

The importance of the Ted Lindsay Award

By: NHLPA Staff

We caught up with some of the NHL’s brightest stars and the 2017-18 TLA finalists at the NHL Awards to discuss the importance of the Ted Lindsay Award.

June 20, 2018

TLA Rewind: Lindsay praises, presents Award to St. Louis

By: Nadia Vocaturo

NHLPA.com looks back at the 2003-04 seasons of Roberto Luongo, Joe Sakic, and Martin St. Louis – who was voted 'most outstanding' by his peers while being commended by Ted Lindsay, who thinks the two have a lot in common!

June 14, 2018