Denver’s Tanner Jaillet is among 10 semifinalists named Thursday for the 2018 Mike Richter Award, which honors the most outstanding goalie in college hockey.
After winning the 2017 award, Jaillet aims to become the first two-time winner in the five-year history of the award.
Candidates for the Mike Richter Award are nominated by all Division I coaches. The semifinalists and finalists are selected by a committee of coaches, scouts and members of the media.
Criteria for the award includes outstanding skills on the ice and good academic standing with special consideration given to academic achievement and community involvement.
Richter Award Finalists
Matthew Galajda – Cornell
Dávid Hrenák – St. Cloud State
Tanner Jaillet – Denver
Jake Kielly – Clarkson
Connor LaCouvee – Minnesota State
Cale Morris – Notre Dame
Colton Point – Colgate
Cayden Primeau – Northeastern
Sean Romeo – Ohio State
Hunter Shepard – Minnesota Duluth
The five finalists for the award will be announced on Thursday, March 22, with the winner presented on Friday, April 6, at the Frozen Four in St. Paul, Minn.