Northeastern’s Roy, Notre Dame’s Hinostroza get national monthly awards

Northeastern’s Kevin Roy scored seven goals and 12 points in six games in October (photo: Melissa Wade).

Northeastern’s Kevin Roy and Notre Dame’s Vince Hinostroza have earned monthly national awards for October from the Hockey Commissioners Association.

Roy, a sophomore forward, was named the national player of the month after posting seven goals and 12 points in six games.

He helped the Huskies to a 5-1 start, their best since 2008.

Hinostroza earned the national rookie of the month honors after leading the Fighting Irish with eight points in six games.

The forward has three goals and five assists, and Notre Dame also posted a 5-1 start.

Each of the six Division I men’s conferences nominates a player for each award.

The other nominees for the top player award were Air Force forward Cole Gunner, Minnesota forward Sam Warning, Rensselaer forward Ryan Haggerty, Miami forward Riley Barber and Bowling Green forward Bryce Williamson.

Also nominated for the rookie award: Bentley forward Max French, Michigan goaltender Zach Nagelvoort, Clarkson goaltender Steve Perry and Minnesota-Duluth forward Kyle Osterberg.