The top 10 candidates for the 2013 Hobey Baker Memorial Award were announced Thursday night, with North Dakota and St. Lawrence each placing two players on the list.
The 10 finalists were selected by voting from all 59 Division I head coaches and by online fan balloting at www.hobeybakeraward.com.
Next, the 23-member selection committee and an additional round of fan balloting (at www.hobeybakeraward.com) through March 31 will determine this year’s Hobey Baker winner.
The Hobey Hat Trick will be announced Wednesday, April 3 and the winner will be announced Friday, April 12 in Pittsburgh during Frozen Four weekend.
Minnesota-Duluth forward Jack Connolly won the award in 2012.
2013 Hobey Baker Award Top Ten Finalists
|Greg Carey||F||Jr.||St. Lawrence||Leads nation in goals (28), power-play goals (14), second in overall scoring with 51 points (28g, 23a)|
|Carsen Chubak||G||Jr.||Niagara||Boasts .941 save percentage, 1.81 GAA, 23 wins (third in country)|
|Austin Czarnik||F||So.||Miami||Leads nation with four shorthanded goals, has 36 points overall (14g, 22a)|
|Kyle Flanagan||F||Sr.||St. Lawrence||Saints' captain, ninth in D-I scoring with 47 points (15g, 32a)|
|Johnny Gaudreau||F||So.||Boston College||Fifth in nation with 49 points (20g, 29a)|
|Eric Hartzell||G||Sr.||Quinnipiac||First in country with 26 wins, also has 1.49 GAA and .935 save percentage|
|Corban Knight||F||Sr.||North Dakota||Team captain, has recorded 48 goals (15g, 33a), seventh in nation, second in assists|
|Danny Kristo||F||Sr.||North Dakota||Third in D-I scoring with 50 points (24g, 26a)|
|Drew LeBlanc||F||Sr.||St. Cloud State||Has most assists in nation (37), third in overall scoring with 50 points (13g, 37a)|
|Ryan Walters||F||Jr.||Nebraska-Omaha||Leads nation in scoring with 52 points (22g, 30a)|