Jonathan Toews won ESPY Award

Since 1993, the ESPY Awards are given to the best athletes in their respected sports.

Blackhawks center Jonathan Toews won the ESPY for “Best NHL Player” on Wednesday night.

Toews helped lead the Blackhawks to their third Stanley Cup Final in six seasons, while scoring ten goals throughout the playoffs. The Blackhawks captain ranked 23rd in the NHL with 66 total points during the regular season.


Fellow teammate and Conn Smythe Award winner Duncan Keith was the runner-up for the ESPY Award. Other nominees included Washington Capitals forward Alex Ovechkin, Montreal Canadiens goalie Carey Price and New York Islanders forward John Tavares.

Toews also won the Mark Messier NHL Leadership Award during the NHL Awards in June.

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