The NHL announced today that Boston Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron has been named the winner of the 2011-12 Frank J. Selke Trophy. The Selke Trophy is awarded annually "to the forward who best excels in the defensive aspects of the game." The winner was announced at the 2012 NHL Awards at the Encore Theater at the Wynn Las Vegas.

The other finalists for the award were St. Louis' David Backes and Detroit's Pavel Datsyuk, who had previously won three straight Selke Trophies from 2008-2010.
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