|Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year|
|Given for||The Defensive Player of the Year in the Big Ten|
|Most recent||Cole Hults|
The Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year is an annual award given out at the conclusion of the Big Ten regular season to the best defensive player in the conference as voted by a media panel and the head coaches of each team who is not a goaltender.
The Defensive Player of the Year was first awarded in 2014.
Winners by school
Winners by position
- "All-Big Ten hockey team announced". Big Ten Network. 2014-03-17. Retrieved 2014-04-20.