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Blackhawks' Patrick Kane voted 2016 Ted Lindsay Award finalist

The 27-year-old forward is up for the 'Most Outstanding Player' award as voted on by the NHLPA.

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Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick is one of three finalist for the Ted Lindsay Award, presented annually to the "Most Outstanding Player" in the NHL as voted by fellow NHL Player Association members.

The other finalists are Jamie Benn of the Dallas Stars and Braden Holtby of the Washington Capitals. The winner will be announced June 22 at the 2016 NHL Awards at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

The 27-year-old Kane already has the Art Ross Trophy locked up after leading the NHL in scoring with 106 points, the most in the NHL since Evgeni Malkin of the Pittsburgh Penguins had 109 in 2011-12. Kane will be the first Chicago player to lead the league in scoring since Stan Mikita in 1967-68.

Kane's 46 goals and 60 assists are NHL career-bests; he never had more than 30 goals, 59 assists or 88 points in any of his first eight NHL seasons.

The Buffalo, N.Y. native is the first U.S.-born player to score 100 points since Doug Weight of the Edmonton Oilers had 104 in 1995-96, and the first Hawks player since Jeremy Roenick had 107 in 1993-94. Kane had 40 points during a 26-game point streak from Oct. 22 to Dec. 15 that was the longest in franchise history and the longest by an U.S.-born NHL player.