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Ottawa's Erik Karlsson wins his 2nd Norris Trophy as NHL's top defenceman, edging Drew Doughty

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LAS VEGAS, Nev. - Erik Karlsson of the Ottawa Senators has won the Norris Trophy as the NHL's top defenceman 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 defencemen 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 defencemen.

Karlsson edged Los Angeles defenceman 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 defenceman with multiple Norris Trophies.

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