Washington Capitals defenseman Alex Ovechkin has been named to the All-Star team for the first time in his career.
Washington Capitals forward Matt Niskanen was named the NHL’s Defensive Player of the Month for October.
And for the second straight season, the NHL All-Stars are headed to Los Angeles for the NHL Awards Ceremony.
The award ceremony will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network at 7 p.m.
PT.NHL Awards 2017: The AwardsThe awards ceremony will feature the NHL players, coaches, media and fans who have won the Most Valuable Player, Most Valuated Player, Best Player, and Most Valued Team accolades in the 2017 season.
Nominations will be announced at 11:59 p.mm.
PT on Friday, Jan. 21.