It’s been a two-horse race for the Norris Trophy all season long but in the final weeks before the shutdown, some challengers had emerged.

While John Carlson is still a favourite to win, this year has seen plenty of other defencemen put up strong performances, making his lock on the award not as sure now as it was earlier in the campaign.

With the season stopped and no return in sight, here is where things stand in the race to be the NHL’s top defenceman.

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