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Trophies

FRANK J. SELKE SINCE 1978

Frank J. Selke Trophy

Top Defensive Forward in the NHL

Since 1978

THE FRANK J. SELKE TROPHY IS AN ANNUAL AWARD GIVEN TO THE FORWARD WHO BEST EXCELS IN THE DEFENSIVE ASPECTS OF THE GAME.

The winner is selected in a poll of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association at the end of the regular season.
The Selke Trophy was presented to the National Hockey League in 1977 by the Board of Governors of the NHL in honor of Frank J. Selke, one of the great architects of NHL championship teams.