- Craig Custance
The official description for the Norris Trophy is the player who demonstrates the greatest all-around ability on defense. But Josh Gorges, who has been paired with Norris candidate P.K. Subban down the stretch, suggests some tweaking.
"I always think Norris should be which defenseman has the greatest impact on their team in order to win games," Gorges said.
And his partner certainly fits that description.
"He definitely has got to be mentioned in that conversation," Gorges said.
He's in the conversation, but whether he'll win it is very much in question. Here's a look at the five Norris candidates at the top of my ballot as the season winds down:
Craig Custance ranks his top 5 candidates to win the Norris Trophy, with Minnesota's Ryan Suter at No. 1.