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Norwich’s Mclean Sweeps Offensive ECAC East Honors

Forward Kurtis Mclean, a freshman from Norwich, was awarded both Player of the Year and Rookie of the Year honors in the ECAC East. Mclean notched 27 goals and added 18 assists to lead Norwich to the ECAC East regular season crown. Mclean also currently leads the nation in goals per game with 1.04.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts’ Ryan Kiernan was named the ECAC East Goaltender of the Year. Kiernan played in all 26 games for MCLA, and started 23 of them. He amassed a .912 save percentage and 3.22 goals against average in over 1,395 minutes of play this season. Kiernan, a senior, has been consistent in net and led MCLA to a third-place regular-season finish.

Kevin McGonagle, also from MCLA, was tabbed as the ECAC East Coach of the Year. McGonagle has led MCLA to a 13-10-3 record in just his second season behind the bench.

The complete list of awards follows.

ALL EAST FIRST TEAM
Forward-Nick Cote, SO, Massachusetts College
Forward-Kurtis Mclean, FR, Norwich
Forward-Matt Schmidt, SO, Norwich
Defense-Lou DiMasi, SO, Norwich
Defense-Nick Stauder, SR, Salem State
Goaltender-Ryan Kiernan, SR, Massachusetts College

ALL EAST SECOND TEAM
Forward-Pat Bryant, SR, New England College
Forward-Mike Mantenuto, SO, UMass-Boston
Forward-Nick Warriner, FR, New England College
Defense-Dan Haugh, SR, Salem State
Defense-Keith Maurice, SR, Norwich
Goaltender-Matt Collaton, FR, Southern Maine

ALL EAST ROOKIE TEAM
Forward-Vadim Beliaev, Norwich
Forward-Kurtis Mclean, Norwich
Forward-Nick Warriner, New England College
Defense-Brett Adamczyk, Babson
Defense-John Lounsbury, Southern Maine
Goaltender-Matt Collaton, Southern Maine

ECAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Kurtis Mclean, Norwich

ECAC ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Kurtis Mclean, Norwich

ECAC GOALTENDER OF THE YEAR
Ryan Kiernan, Massachusetts College

ECAC COACH OF THE YEAR
Kevin McGonagle, Massachusetts College


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