Originally written May 10, 2013 on Hockey Fan Land:
   Three of the NHL’s top scoring forwards have been nominated for the league’s Ted Lindsay Award for the 2012/13 season. The award is voted on by the league’s players and given out to who they feel is the player of the year. This year’s nominees are the Pittsburgh Penguins’ Sidney Crosby, Alexander Ovechkin of the Washington Capitals and the Tampa Bay Lightning’s Martin St. Louis. Crosby and Ovechkin have also been nominated for the Hart Trophy, given to the league’s most valuable player.    The 25-year-old year-old Crosby is a previous winner of the award as he took it home after the 2006-07 season. He missed 12 games this campaign, but still managed to finish tied for third place in the NHL scoring race with 56 points from 15 goals and 41 assists. The center scored a league-leading 1.56 points a game on average. However, he missed the final dozen games of the 48-game season after he was struck in the face with a puck and suffered a broken jaw.    Crosby was leading the league in ...
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