John Locher
June 24, 2015

LAS VEGAS (AP) Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators has won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenseman for the second time.

Karlsson accepted his second trophy in four years at the NHL Awards show in Las Vegas on Wednesday night.

Karlsson had 66 points to lead all defensemen in scoring for the third time in four years. He ranked third in the NHL in total ice time and scored 30 power-play points, tying for the league lead among defensemen.

Karlsson edged Los Angeles defenseman Drew Doughty and Montreal's P.K. Subban for the award. Doughty got 53 first-place votes to Karlsson's 44.

Chicago's Duncan Keith is the only other active defenseman with multiple Norris Trophies.

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