MINNEAPOLIS — Ten finalists for the 1998 Hobey Baker Memorial Award, presented annually to college hockey’s top player, were announced Friday afternoon by foundation officials at the Decathlon Hotel & Athletic Club in Bloomington, Minn.
The ten, selected in balloting by Division I coaches, are (in alphabetical order):
Chad Alban, Sr. G Michigan State
Dan Boyle, Sr. D Miami
Chris Drury, Sr. F Boston University
Ray Giroux, Sr. D Yale
Eric Healey, Sr. F Rensselaer
Jason Krog, Jr. F New Hampshire
Mark Mowers, Sr. F New Hampshire
Bill Muckalt, Sr. F Michigan
Curtis Murphy, Sr. D North Dakota
Mike York, Jr. F Michigan State
The 18-member Hobey Baker Selection Committee, which includes coaches, media personnel, professional scouts and a representative of USA Hockey, Inc., will choose the winner from among the finalists. The winner will be named and the award presented at Faneuil Hall in Boston on Friday, Apr. 3, the off day at the NCAA championships.