Blackhawks-Blues PreviewChicago Blackhawks' Bryan Bickell (29) celebrates with Jonathan Toews (19) after scoring his goal as St. Louis Blues' Vladimir Tarasenko (91) reacts during the third period in Game 4 of a first-round NHL hockey playoff series in Chicago, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. The Blackhawks won 4-3 in overtime. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
The NHL announced the finalists Thursday, who were voted on by members of the Professional Hockey Writers' Association.
Boston's Bergeron led the NHL in face-off wins with 1,015 - the most by any player in the past seven seasons.
Chicago's Toews, who won the award last year, placed fifth in the NHL in face-off wins with 884.
The winner will be honored June 24 at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.