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PHWA Unveils all 32 Masterton Trophy Nominees

The Professional Hockey Writer's Association has officially unveiled its 32 nominees for the 2022 Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy.
Carey Price

The 2022 class of nominees for the Bill Masterton Trophy are in. 

All 32 chapters of the Professional Hockey Writers Association have submitted their nominees for the award to honor the player that “best exemplifies the qualities of perseverance, sportsmanship, and dedication to the game.”

The top-three vote-getters will be determined by a run-off vote and deemed finalists for the award. A winner will then be selected and announced between games three and four of this year's Stanley Cup final. 

The list of each team's nominee is as follows: 

Anaheim Ducks - Ryan Getzlaf 
Arizona Coyotes - Andrew Ladd
Boston Bruins - Jake DeBrusk
Buffalo Sabres - Kyle Okposo
Calgary Flames - Chris Tanev
Carolina Hurricanes - Anti Raanta 
Chicago Blackhawks - Dylan Strome 
Colorado Avalanche - Jack Johnson
Dallas Stars - Tyler Seguin
Detroit Red Wings - Marc Staal 
Edmonton Oilers - Kris Russell 
Florida Panthers - Anthony Duclair 
Los Angeles Kings - Blake Lizotte 
Minnesota Wild - Jared Sprugeon 
Montreal Canadiens - Carey Price 
Nashville Predators - Mark Borowiecki 
New Jersey Devils - Nico Hischier 
New York Islanders - Zdeno Chara 
New York Rangers - Chris Kreider 
Ottawa Senators - Anton Forsberg 
Philadelphia Flyers - Kevin Hayes 
Pittsburgh Penguins - Brian Boyle 
St. Louis Blues - Vladimir Tarasenko 
San Jose Sharks - Brent Burns 
Seattle Kraken - Jaden Schwartz 
Tampa Bay Lightning - Alex Killorn 
Toronto Maple Leafs - Ondrej Kase 
Vancouver Canucks - Luke Schenn
Vegas Golden Knights - Jack Eichel 
Winnipeg Jets - Josh Morrissey 
Washington Capitals - Nicklas Backstrom 

The 2021 winner was Flyers forward Oskar Lindblom, who overcame his battle with Ewing's sarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer, to return to the lineup and suit up in 5o of his team's 56 games last season. 


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