Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 6/20/12

BOSTON - NOVEMBER 07: Tuukka Rask #40 of the Boston Bruins is congratulated by teammate Patrice Bergeron #37 of the Buffalo Sabres in the third period on November 7, 2009 at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The Bruins defeated the Sabres 4-2. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
Patrice Bergeron now has another award to add to his collection. Bergeron was awarded the Frank J. Selke Trophy at the 2012 NHL Awards Wednesday night. The Selke Trophy is handed out to "the forward who best excels in defensive aspects of the game." The Boston Bruins forward won the award over St. Louis' David Backes and former three-time Selke Trophy winner Pavel Datsyuk of Detroit. This is Bergeron's first Selke Trophy, and also his first nomination for the award. The 26-year-old led the NHL in plus-minus at +36, was the league leader in faceoff wins with 973 and had...
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