Let’s Play Hockey and the Herb Brooks Foundation on Thursday identified the top 20 goaltenders named to their watch list for the 2016 Mike Richter Award.
The award is given annually to the top goalie in NCAA Division I hockey.
Massachusetts-Lowell’s Connor Hellebuyck won the inaugural award in 2014 and Zane McIntyre from North Dakota took home the honors this past spring.
|Michael Bitzer||So.||Bemidji State|
|Tommy Burke||Sr.||Bowling Green|
|Thatcher Demko||Jr.||Boston College|
|Kyle Hayton||So.||St. Lawrence|
|Jake Hildebrand||Sr.||Michigan State|
|Dalton Izyk||Jr.||Robert Morris|
|Charlie Lindgren||Jr.||St. Cloud State|
|Jamie Phillips||Sr.||Michigan Tech|
|Danny Tirone||So.||New Hampshire|
Hayton, Hildebrand, Lyon and Phillips were finalists in 2015, while Bitzer, Demko, Finn, Garteig, Gillam, Guerriero, Lindgren, Santaguida and Williams were nominees last year.