Quinnipiac’s Anas named national rookie of the year

Quinnipiac’s Sam Anas has been named the national rookie of the year after leading the Bobcats with 22 goals and 43 points.

Anas received the Tim Taylor Award from the American Hockey Coaches Association, an honor named for the longtime Yale coach who passed away in 2013.

A Potomoc, Md., native, Anas led the nation’s rookies with 1.07 points per game.

He had 12 multiple-point games this season, including a four-point outing at Colgate on Nov. 1 and a pair of three-point games.