North Dakota, St. Lawrence each have two on list of 10 finalists for 2013 Hobey Baker Award

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

Next, the 23-member selection committee and an additional round of fan balloting (at 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

Player's NamePositionClassSchoolNoteworthy
Greg CareyFJr.St. LawrenceLeads nation in goals (28), power-play goals (14), second in overall scoring with 51 points (28g, 23a)
Carsen ChubakGJr.NiagaraBoasts .941 save percentage, 1.81 GAA, 23 wins (third in country)
Austin CzarnikFSo.MiamiLeads nation with four shorthanded goals, has 36 points overall (14g, 22a)
Kyle FlanaganFSr.St. LawrenceSaints' captain, ninth in D-I scoring with 47 points (15g, 32a)
Johnny GaudreauFSo.Boston CollegeFifth in nation with 49 points (20g, 29a)
Eric HartzellGSr.QuinnipiacFirst in country with 26 wins, also has 1.49 GAA and .935 save percentage
Corban KnightFSr.North DakotaTeam captain, has recorded 48 goals (15g, 33a), seventh in nation, second in assists
Danny KristoFSr.North DakotaThird in D-I scoring with 50 points (24g, 26a)
Drew LeBlancFSr.St. Cloud StateHas most assists in nation (37), third in overall scoring with 50 points (13g, 37a)
Ryan WaltersFJr.Nebraska-OmahaLeads nation in scoring with 52 points (22g, 30a)