Datsyuk vying for 3rd straight Selke
NEW YORK -- Detroit star Pavel Datsyuk has been nominated for the Selke Trophy, joining fellow finalists Ryan Kesler of Vancouver and Jordan Staal of Pittsburgh for the award given to the NHL's top defensive forward.
The Red Wings star, 31, has won the trophy the past two years, beating Kesler in 2009.
Datsyuk led the league in takeaways with 132 this season and finished with a plus-17 rating.
"He deserves that," Red Wings forward Henrik Zetterberg said Tuesday. "He's amazed ...
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